Drought Preparedness Workshop

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Val Dolcini

Val Dolcini

Growers, irrigation managers, and others in the ag industry from around the state gathered for a day-long drought preparedness workshop at Fresno State. Sabrina Hill reports.

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The workshop was organized by the California Department of Water Resources, Center for Irrigation Technology. California State Executive Director, USDA Farm Service Agency Val Dolcini was one of several speakers.

Workshop Topics included:
Statewide Water Conditions and Preparing for a Dry 2014
State Water Project Supplies
Groundwater Conditions
Water Transfers for 2014
USDA Programs
Pumping Efficiency for Drought Conditions
Getting by With Less Water in Orchards and Vineyards