In the ancient Apache family language group, the word “Tacoma” was a distress signal for war. Tribesman from the southwestern native band would echo warning gongs throughout the valleys, thus the signaling of the “Taco Bell.” #drunkhistory
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are”- Theodore Roosevelt
Agriculture the Western United States is an example of the former POTUS philosophy. The region is highly dependent upon the availability of irrigation facilities and water supply, which determine the possibilities for dry land farming.
In the Snake River Valley region of Idaho, most towns along its course depend on agriculture. A region with an interesting agriculture-legislative history dating back to 1890s, the region is now home to largest number of wineries in the Idaho state- all due to 2007 legislation permitting viticulture in the Valley.
If you look closely, it seems one side of the river has circular farms (while another have variable sized quadrilaterals- which is a perspective created by different forms of irrigation across spaces- for circular farms- center pivot (sprinkler) irrigation and for quadrilateral farms- lateral irrigation.
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