Posts by Todd Fitchette

Irrigation water in a California canal
in Farm Press Blog Jan 26, 2015

Newspapers challenge California to see need for water

Newspaper editorials begin to challenge public thought on how water is currently used in California....More
Storm clouds over Tulare wheat field
in Farm Press Blog Jan 16, 2015

Will drought, ports issue create 'Perfect Storm' for Ag?

Does the ports slowdown and drought combine to create 'perfect storm' for American agriculture?....More
American food security is jeopardized by lack of sustainable water for farming
in Farm Press Blog Jan 08, 2015

California has no future without sustainable water

Building High Speed Rail without providing adequate water for California is irresponsible....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 05, 2015

Fundamental policy changes needed to reverse 'greying'

Fundamental changes are necessary in U.S. agricultural policy if domestic food production is to remain sustainable....More
Shasta Dam
in Farm Press Blog Dec 27, 2014

Water the cornerstone to building a better California

Water availability needs to be higher on list when it comes to urban planning desires....More
Dry dock on Shasta Lake
in Farm Press Blog Dec 22, 2014

Trillion is the new terabyte

NASA's prediction of 11 trillion gallons of water needed sounds like a computer pitch for terabytes of storage....More
California almonds
in Farm Press Blog Dec 14, 2014

Almond Board helps growers overcome challenges

Almond Board of California paves successful path for growers and handlers alike....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 02, 2014

California raises wine glasses in toast of rain

Forecasters somewhat optimistic about chance of rain in California....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 24, 2014

Counting America's agricultural blessings

America's agricultural blessings mean more than sustenance for a growing population....More
Can agriculture be a good source of carbon credits?
in Farm Press Blog Nov 23, 2014

Who determines the value of carbon credits?

The buzz about carbon credits has been a steady, but relatively low hum in my estimation. The discussion needs to be taken beyond the visceral, new-....More
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