A mega-dairy is transforming Arizona’s aquifer and farming lifestyles

Minnesota’s Riverview Dairy has deep pockets and long straws.

Thousands of dairy cows crowd the Coronado Dairy’s feedlot in the Kansas Settlement area near Sunizona, Arizona. Roberto (Bear) Guerra/High Country News

Working to inform and inspire people — through in-depth journalism — to act on behalf of the West’s diverse natural and human communities.