Initial CVP allocations are better than last year and the SWP allocation has also been increased. The order effectively means the State Water Resources Control Board is no longer bound to requirements centered on endangered fish. Ranch manager for Marthedal Enterprises, Austin Hubbell said they are looking towards the future with some of their trial blocks. Several lawmakers point to California’s water mismanagement as being one of the biggest hurdles that growers are dealing with. Subscribe to the weekly newsletter to receive the latest agricultural headlines every week.