In this March 19, 2013 image, pecan grower Dickie Salopek talks about methods for keeping his trees healthy in the Mesilla Valley north of Las Cruces, N.M. Pecan growers rely mostly on wells to ... more 
In this March 19, 2013 image, pecan grower Dickie Salopek talks about methods for keeping his trees healthy in the Mesilla Valley north of Las Cruces, N.M. Pecan growers rely mostly on wells to irrigate. Without a flowing river, the aquifers that feed the wells have little chance of being recharged. Farmers around New Mexico are worried about dwindling water supplies as the state enters its third straight year of drought. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Susan Montoya Bryan
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 1:24 PM EDT