Posts by Todd Fitchette

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
in Farm Press Blog Nov 18, 2014

World peace threatened by loss of chocolate

Chocolate makers concerned about loss of cocoa trees around the world....More
Three Shastas suffer through season of drought
in Farm Press Blog Nov 11, 2014

Best use of water bond money now at forefront

Now that California's water bond has passed the hard work of targeting money to worthwhile projects begins....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 04, 2014

When 50, 40 and 10 don't add up in policy decisions

Conservation alone cannot free up enough water for a growing state and economy, yet that's the premise California leaders want you to believe....More
Shasta Lake fell to near-record lake levels in the summer of 2014.
in Farm Press Blog Oct 31, 2014

Is urban water district prematurely counting rain drops?

Could Metropolitan Water District be counting rain drops before northern California lakes have a chance to rise in response to storms?....More
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