Experts believe when all is said and done with groundwater and surface-water management, water rights holders should stay protected.
The California State Board of Food and Agriculture (CSBFA) met in Central California to discuss the drought. Sabrina Hill was at the meeting and has this report.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says that many of USDA’s conservation efforts in the Regional Conservation Partnership Program will be focusing on water resources.
The trickle-down effect from the drought is causing salinity issues with many crops, and that’s more problematic with avocado trees.
Several groups in the state’s wine industry have been in the forefront of leading the sustainability charge. As AgNet West has reported on before, The Vineyard Team, based in the …
Water experts expressed why local groundwater management is so important at a recent agribusiness conference.
From CDFA: By Craig McNamara, President, California State Board of Food and Agriculture Tomorrow (May 5), the California State Board of Food and Agriculture will be hosting a drought forum …
Local Coalitions Can Now Apply for Funding to Improve Soil Health, Preserve Clean Water, Combat Drought, Protect Wildlife Habitat Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today an investment of up to …
Water expects believe that future groundwater management, if done right, should still exclude too much government involvement.
USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey shares some of the latest statistics on California’s lingering drought condition, and how that may impact some crops like cotton.
California officials have dramatically scaled back the habitat restoration planned during construction of two massive tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to send water to farms and millions of …
Learn about the NRCS Conservation Planning and how a plan can benefit your farm or ranch.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is helping farmers in drought affected California conserve water and energy. For more information: www.usda.gov
Agriculture leaders are starting to see some new crops in Southern California due to water restrictions and a recently passed ordinance.