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A Sailor and His Dragon Fruit

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Meet Leonardo Aguila, a farmer and U.S. Navy veteran who grows avocados, dragon fruit, and cherimoyas on his six-acre orchard in Fallbrook, California. Leonardo has worked with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service to improve irrigation and conserve water across his operation.

Farmer Leonardo Aguila stands in his orchard.

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