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California's final snow survey comes up dry 1
California snowpack will be insufficient to fill state's reservoirs
NASS predicts smaller 2014 California almond crop
NASS predicts 2014 California almond production at 1.95 billion pounds; 2.5 percent less than last year's 2.00 billion pound crop.
Record 940,000 acres of California almonds last year 
California almond acreage last year set an all-time record - 940,000 acres.
CCM President Joel Nelsen
California citrus groves still at zero water allocation 
California regulators will let citrus die rather than provide growers with enough water to keep trees alive
Arizona Veg IPM Update: Insect loss and insecticide use, powdery mildew, UA herbarium 
The largest herbarium (plant museum) in the Southwest is located at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Arroyo Grande: California's newest ACP quarantine
Asian citrus psyllid discovery in Arroyo Grande leads to quarantine
Citrus display
Some California citrus growers face complete loss 
Some California citrus growers face losing livelihoods because of drought
Cal Poly experts to lead strawberry center R&D 
Plant pathologists Gerald Holmes and Kelly Ivors will head research and development at the new Strawberry Sustainability Research and Education Center at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo University in California.
Despite recent storms, California snowpack disappoints
An April 1 search for California snowpack yielded a meager 32 percent of average water content for the date.
Almond marketing order renewed with grower support 
California almond growers voted by an overwhelming 90-plus percent vote to continue the state’s federal marketing order for the state’s largest nut crop.
Medfly infestation discovered in central Los Angeles 
Mediterranean fruit fly infestation discovered in central Los Angeles; quarantine declared.
Agribiz: Topcon promotes two into sales, business development
Topcon promotes two into sales, business development
California Farm Water Coalition
Fallowed farmland acreage estimate jumps to 800,000 
Estimate of unplanted acreage in California jumps to 800,000
UCANR will now report directly to UC president 
University of California President orders Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources to begin reporting directly to office of president.
California oranges
California Valencia orange survey: 24 million cartons  1
Objective forecast for California Valencia oranges set at 24 million cartons.
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