Just weeks away from the deadline, counties, irrigation districts, farmers and other entities are finalizing agreements to form locally controlled groundwater sustainability agencies in affected basins across the state.
With the unusually wet year, growers are changing up their irrigation schedules. Spencer Cooper, senior manager of irrigation and water efficiency, tells us what growers need to be monitoring right now for irrigation.
Excessive saturation can aid the spread of phytophthora in walnuts. Growers need to manage irrigation carefully to avoid long sets and over-saturation.
Getting an accurate evapostranspiration rate for locations in your production can be an important practice in surviving the prolonged drought in California.
Post-harvest irrigation for almond growers starts the success of next year’s crop. Senior Manager of Irrigation and Water Efficacy for the Almond Board, Spenser Cooper, tells us why it’s so important.
NRCS and Ducks Unlimited Looking to Help Central Valley Rice Producers Improve Irrigation Efficiency USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is currently accepting applications from California landowners in 10 Central Valley counties for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) – Rice Stewardship Partnership, sponsored by Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Technology is helping surface irrigation become more efficient but it also helps in other areas like reducing labor costs.
Farm Bureau leaders told energy and water managers from around the state how producers are adopting technology to become more water efficient.