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Jordan River in Israel
May 04, 2015

Desalination makes desert nation water-independent

Desalination turns desert nation into net water exporter....More
May 01, 2015

Drone technology flying into agriculture at warp speed

Take a moment and reflect back to your childhood years – the ‘good ol’ days per se when fun was just a toy away. My childhood in....More
California thunderstorm
Apr 29, 2015

What does continued El Nino mean for US weather?

Will a strengthening El Nino mean early autumn rains and enhanced storm track into California?....More
Food Grows Where Water Flows
Apr 29, 2015

Fight for water is fracturing agricultural alliances

Agricultural alliances are being fractured by fight over water....More
California State Capitol
Apr 28, 2015

American agriculture needs more allies

American agriculture needs more allies....More
Apr 28, 2015

Save the almonds if you want to protect honey bees

Almond blossoms are said to be a complete food source for honey bees....More
Dry dock
Apr 27, 2015

National focus on California drought has its benefits

National attention of California's drought serves as good conversation-starter....More
Apr 24, 2015

California agriculture-drought complaints just don’t hold water

The California almond industry continues to be challenged by mainstream media and others for its water use in a state trying to keep its – uh....More
Almond trees benefit nature
Apr 23, 2015

Addressing climate change one orchard at a time

California farmers fail to get credit for helping address climate change by planting millions of acres of trees....More
Shasta Dan hydro facilities
Apr 10, 2015

California water decisions lead to misplaced outrage

California's drought and the misplaced outrage over water allocations....More
Apr 10, 2015

California agriculture's use of water is not the problem

U.S. water policy has pushed humans to secondary users of water behind the environment....More
Apr 08, 2015

Sticky cotton prevention requires total industry involvement

The global agricultural industry has its list of challenges. Quality always remains a top priority across the farming sector, including the cotton....More
Severe drought
Apr 06, 2015

When numbers and stories don't add up to good policy

California's water policy is failing to help farmers, cities and the environment....More
Severe drought
Apr 02, 2015

State regulators defend California agriculture

When state regulators defend agriculture the best thing we can do is say 'thank you.'....More
Farmer's Market
Mar 24, 2015

What if California stopped growing food for consumers?

Could drought be an open door to beginning policy discussion on very basic questions about water?....More
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