Are your crops water stressed? You could find out by taking their temperature with infrared thermometers. Rod Bain reports.
Growers, researchers, policymakers and others can now pinpoint California’s most promising parcels of farmland to help replenish the state’s dwindling groundwater supplies, thanks to a new interactive map developed by …
UC Davis researchers need a little help from producers moving forward with their project looking to replenish groundwater levels with winter flooding of agriculture land.
The UC Davis project analyzing wastewater from wineries then looked to see how that water would react with soils around the state.
It’s finally fall, and it’s late but coming on strong. The first taste of winter didn’t knock politely; it kicked down the door by shutting down two major highways.
Created under the 2014 Farm Bill, the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) is a new, comprehensive and flexible program that is designed to build strong and diverse partnerships, multiply the …
An incoming system could provide drought plagued and wildfire prone Southern California and the Desert Southwest significant precipitation.
UC Davis is running a project to create some documented guidelines in reusing waste-water on vineyards for irrigation.
Many experts believe almond leaching needs to happen earlier than in the past and this year may be the earliest yet.
Hundreds of farmers around the state are upgrading their irrigation systems with the financial support of a California Department of Food and Agriculture grant program for projects that improve water …
Everett Griner talks about the size of crops in today’s Agri View. Crop Reports
It’s hard to estimate how much water winter flooding of ag land could add to aquifers, but the amount of storm water lost during those months is staggering.
Today, Assembly member Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) announced that Assembly Bill 1390, a bipartisan measure to streamline and bring new efficiency to the process for adjudicating groundwater rights, was signed by …
Plowing and shaping fields in the fall is common practice in many parts of California, but the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is recommending a different strategy this year.