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Jun 02, 2015

Western agriculture’s voice sounded, heard on real water use

There is truth to comments made in recent months implying that California agriculture’s voice on water use during the mega drought has not been....More
Agricultural expositions highlight inextricable connection Ag has with economy
Jun 01, 2015

The inextricable connection between jobs and Ag1

Studies are beginning to show how inextricably linked jobs and agriculture are in California....More
World-class agricultural research under our noses
May 26, 2015

When world-class research plays second fiddle2

If agricultural truths do not resonate with consumers, what are farmers doing to find a better messenger?....More
California dairy industry pumps $65 billion through economy
May 19, 2015

UC report: Dairy still the cream of California crops1

California dairy industry pumps more than $21 billion through state's economy in value-added products....More
May 19, 2015

Hunger solutions, food quality rooted in crop biotechnology

A finding from a 2014 survey conducted by the Center for Food Integrity (CFI) suggests that 75 percent of consumers do not believe U.S. agriculture....More
California State Capitol
May 14, 2015

Is Sacramento short-sighted over sustainable water

California still focused on short-term fixes to long-term water problems....More
Agricultural job opportunities look promising
May 13, 2015

Job options ripe for agricultural graduates

Report suggests job opportunities for agriculture, science, technology, engineering and mathematics continue to remain positive....More
Range cattle on Oakdale Irrigation District
May 07, 2015

Water starts fire at Oakdale Irrigation District meeting

Water discussions turn heated and personal at Oakdale Irrigation District meeting....More
Jordan River in Israel
May 04, 2015

Desalination makes desert nation water-independent4

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

Drone technology flying into agriculture at warp speed1

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 alliances3

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 bees1

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 benefits1

National attention of California's drought serves as good conversation-starter....More
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