Posts by Todd Fitchette

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
A bridge across the San Andreas Fault
in Farm Press Blog Sep 08, 2014

Did Napa quake unearth groundwater?

Did the earthquake in Napa unearth a new supply of water? Why are those creeks flowing then if we're in a drought?....More
Friant Dam and Millerton Lake
in Farm Press Blog Aug 28, 2014

'We the People' suffer most from California water wars

San Joaquin Valley congressman openly critical of farmers who have concerns over his emergency water legislation....More
Pork spending is popular practice with political leaders in Sacramento
in Farm Press Blog Aug 21, 2014

Vague political promises promote pork programs

Vague political promises promote pork spending, particularly in California water politics....More
State Capitol building in Sacramento, Calif.
in Farm Press Blog Aug 19, 2014

Will the next $7.5B truly flow to where needed?

When it comes to water and politics we’ve made things way too complicated, and it’s apparently costing California taxpayers billions of dollars....More
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