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DWR: 2014 State Water Project allocation now zero 2
The bottom line - California farmers, fish, and people in cities and towns will get less water.
Dismal snowpack findings portend worsening drought 
California statewide water content a measly 12 percent of average for late January.
Race fans to recycle denim March 1 at Phoenix track 
The Blue Jeans Go Green denim recycling program aims to keep old denim out of landfills and converting the denim into housing insulation for communities in need.
Drought survival sessions scheduled in California 
Webcast will help California ranchers manage herds in face of severe drought
California Walnut Board earns IPM innovator award 
The California Walnut Board's Production Research Advisory Council Entomology Working Group receives the 2013 California Department of Pesticide Regulation's Integrated Pest Management Innovator Award.
Applications available for Ag Leadership Program 
Applications currently being accepted for California Ag Leadership Program
San Luis Reservoir.
USDA provides disaster aid to 27 California counties 
USDA to provide drought assistance to 27 California counties.
13.5 million ton California processing tomato crop?  1
California tomato processors plan to commit to contracts totaling 13.5 million tons in 2014.
Agriculture appropriations bill includes new funds for citrus disease research 

The federal agriculture appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014 approved by the full committee Jan. 13 includes additional funding for citrus disease research.

Vote to renew almond marketing order starts Feb. 18 

California almond growers will vote Feb. 18 through March 7 on whether to continue or cancel the federal marketing order on almonds.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture would consider terminating the marketing order if fewer than two-thirds of the growers voting in the referendum, or growers representing less than two-thirds of the volume of almonds, vote in favor of the order.

Irrigation pump system
CDFA debuts nitrogen management training for CCAs 
California debuts nitrogen management training for certified crop advisers
Sierra snowpack
California will likely face severe water cutbacks 
California governor considering formal drought emergency
Arizona Veg IPM Update: aphid identification, lettuce dieback, wheat herbicide sensitivity 
The latest news for winter vegetable growers on aphid identification, lettuce dieback, and wheat herbicide sensitivity.
Avocado trees
Avocado promotions effectively reaching consumers 
Hass Avocado Board harvests success through promotional programs.
Tom Vilsack
California raisins part of USDA food program 
USDA still seeks Farm Bill passage
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