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Overwintering bee hives in Central California
Jan 31, 2016

Agricultural losses add up as crooks profit2

Thieves continue to steal truckloads of tree nuts and bee hives in California....More
Grape plantings being bowled over in central California.
Jan 26, 2016

Does California policy support agricultural production?

Do permanent crops have the support of state and federal lawmakers and policy?....More
El Nino rains bring flooding to California
Jan 20, 2016

Why is California not storing more water?8

California regulators waste opportunity to capture storm runoff....More
Jan 18, 2016

Former activist now touts GMO crops, transparency2

Three years ago, environmental activist Mark Lynas did an ‘about face’ and abandoned his anti-GMO crusade. Today, he supports and defends....More
California Milk Advisory Board float in the Tournament of Roses Parade
Jan 11, 2016

California Milk Advisory Board's award-winning float1

California Milk Advisory Board wins with New Year's parade float in Pasadena....More
Could farm water deliveries be aided by desalination plants
Jan 04, 2016

Could coastal desalination efforts help farmers?1

Could desalination plants improve water availability for California farmers?....More
Dec 29, 2015

Extreme environmental groups try to spoil ‘Happy Holidays’6

Christmastime, the days before and just after, are considered special times for families to join together, celebrate their holiday-religious beliefs....More
Removing citrus grove during drought
Dec 28, 2015

'Dead Harvest' calls attention to decades of bad policy

Movie on California's water woes seeks to turn political tide....More
Low lake levels leave marinas high and dry at Shasta Lake in 2015
Dec 21, 2015

California earns poor grades for water management2

NRDC gives California poor grades in handling the drought....More
Knights Landing Outfall Gates Fish Barrier
Dec 16, 2015

Are nickel-and-dime projects meeting CVPIA mandate?1

23 years after the CVPIA, fish are dying and humans are out of water....More
California almonds in the shell
Dec 14, 2015

Almond conference blossoms as industry grows1

Almond conference blossoms as industry grows....More
Dec 07, 2015

Dear Santa: Make my Christmas tree real, sustainable

A real Christmas tree with its pure odorific tree smell beats the pants off the artificial version - hands down. Warning - smelling plastic branches....More
Dec 04, 2015

Who’s behind big, bad Delta island water grab?3

One question no one asks is: Why haven’t those who vow to protect the Delta try buying the islands themselves? Apparently the Swiss company that owns....More
Wet sidewalk in Sacramento
Dec 01, 2015

How will social media reflect California's winter?

How will social media record and reflect what could be an epic California winter?....More
Honey bee on citrus blossom
Nov 24, 2015

Citrus materials banned from Rose Parade floats

Tournament of Roses Parade will not allow citrus plant material on any of its floats due to quarantine restrictions....More
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