Posts by Todd Fitchette

Dry California lakebed
in Farm Press Blog Oct 24, 2014

What happens when false premises set public policy?

Political leaders unwilling to set aside political bias in scientific discussions should be voted out or removed from office....More
Nearly 1 million acres of farmland sat fallow in California in 2014
in Farm Press Blog Oct 13, 2014

How the well-fed think we need to feed the world

Claims that cutting food waste sounds good, but it does little to meet global food demand....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 09, 2014

Are long-range weather forecasts getting better?

Some long-range weather forecasters seem to be improving their prediction success....More
San Andreas Fault zone
in Farm Press Blog Oct 08, 2014

Could USGS data help California with groundwater law?

California needs good science to understand underground aquifers. The USGS just might have that information....More
George Delgado
in Farm Press Blog Oct 07, 2014

Dust Bowl images share resemblance to modern day

There are striking similarities in the images we saw taken by Dorothea Lange during the Dust Bowl, and those taken in modern-day, drought-ravaged....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 06, 2014

Will California rainy season begin by Halloween?

Private weather forecasting firm has good track record of long-range prognostications....More
Asian citrus psyllids feat on tangarine tree
in Farm Press Blog Oct 01, 2014

California citrus needs urban allies in ACP fight

Urban residents in citrus growing region of California claim to have never heard of Asian citrus psyllid or its dangers. This presents an uphill....More
Protest march
in Farm Press Blog Sep 22, 2014

Global climate marches spur more division than debate

Climate marches spur more division than debate....More
The Sacramento River as it flows into Shasta Lake in August, 2014.
in Farm Press Blog Sep 19, 2014

USBR raises fish flows while humans go without water

California should be trucking water in food-grade tankers to residents in need rather than using it to increase fish flows....More
Asian citrus psyllid feeds on small tree in southern California
in Farm Press Blog Sep 15, 2014

Does California need more PCAs for ACP fight?

California PCAs say they are "too busy" to employ more aggressive ACP sampling techniques....More
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