Irrigation http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en 10 must-read western drought stories - May 27 http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/10-must-read-western-drought-stories-may-27 <div class="node-body article-body">10 must-read stories about the western drought -- May 27</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/10-must-read-western-drought-stories-may-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/10-must-read-western-drought-stories-may-27#comments Irrigation Drought Mon, 25 May 2015 21:07:00 +0000 158841 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>It&#39;s not just our food supply that&#39;s suffering; the California drought could have&nbsp;an impact on craft beer makers.</p> 10 must-read western drought stories - May 20 http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/10-must-read-western-drought-stories-may-20 <div class="node-body article-body">What others are saying about the California drought</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/10-must-read-western-drought-stories-may-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/10-must-read-western-drought-stories-may-20#comments Irrigation Drought Mon, 18 May 2015 20:28:00 +0000 158621 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Spring thundershowers wet the ground in Central California. Though the rain is welcome the water is sporadic and not enough to make up for four years of drought.</p> Water starts fire at Oakdale Irrigation District meeting http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/water-starts-fire-oakdale-irrigation-district-meeting <div class="node-body blog-body">Water discussions turn heated and personal at Oakdale Irrigation District meeting</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/water-starts-fire-oakdale-irrigation-district-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/water-starts-fire-oakdale-irrigation-district-meeting#comments Irrigation Drought Farm Press Blog Thu, 07 May 2015 23:30:00 +0000 158371 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Some in Oakdale Irrigation District are angry that they can no longer run unlimited amounts of surface water across their rangeland in this foothill region of Central California.</p> Desalination makes desert nation water-independent http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/desalination-makes-desert-nation-water-independent <div class="node-body blog-body">Desalination turns desert nation into net water exporter</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/desalination-makes-desert-nation-water-independent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/desalination-makes-desert-nation-water-independent#comments Irrigation Irrigation Farm Press Blog Mon, 04 May 2015 19:25:00 +0000 158241 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Jordan River in Israel. (Photo by Getty Images)</p> California issues second round of irrigation curtailments http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/california-issues-second-round-irrigation-curtailments <div class="field-deck"> Sacramento River watershed subject of latest State Water Board order </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Latest round of California water curtailments impacts Sacramento River watershed</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/california-issues-second-round-irrigation-curtailments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/california-issues-second-round-irrigation-curtailments#comments Irrigation Drought Fri, 01 May 2015 22:33:00 +0000 158211 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Shasta Lake is the major source of water along the Sacramento River watershed, storing runoff from three northern California river systems.</p> Fight for water is fracturing agricultural alliances http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/fight-water-fracturing-agricultural-alliances <div class="node-body blog-body">Agricultural alliances are being fractured by fight over water</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/fight-water-fracturing-agricultural-alliances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/fight-water-fracturing-agricultural-alliances#comments Irrigation Drought Farm Press Blog Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:48:00 +0000 158111 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Internal fighting over water in California is hurting agriculture.</p> National focus on California drought has its benefits http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/national-focus-california-drought-has-its-benefits <div class="node-body blog-body">National attention of California's drought serves as good conversation-starter</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/national-focus-california-drought-has-its-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/national-focus-california-drought-has-its-benefits#comments Irrigation Drought Farm Press Blog Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:27:00 +0000 158051 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>It&#39;s difficult to float your boat without water.</p> Friant Water Authority continues course change http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/friant-water-authority-continues-course-change <div class="node-body article-body">Ron Jacobsma leaves post as general manager of Friant Water Authority</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/friant-water-authority-continues-course-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/friant-water-authority-continues-course-change#comments Irrigation Groups & Organizations Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:39:00 +0000 157991 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>For a second consecutive year the Friant-Kern will not deliver irrigation water to California farmers.&nbsp;</p> Water right curtailment orders flow from Sacramento http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/water-right-curtailment-orders-flow-sacramento <div class="node-body article-body">State Water Resources Control Board begins issuing curtailment orders to California farmers and ranchers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/water-right-curtailment-orders-flow-sacramento" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/water-right-curtailment-orders-flow-sacramento#comments Irrigation Regulations Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:31:00 +0000 157981 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>California officials began issuing water curtailment orders for users on the Scott River and San Joaquin River watershed. The order affects junior rights holders.</p> SDI systems have bright future in helping feed growing world population http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/sdi-systems-have-bright-future-helping-feed-growing-world-population <div class="node-body video-body">Netafim celebrates 50th anniversary with press conference, new product introduction at World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/sdi-systems-have-bright-future-helping-feed-growing-world-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/sdi-systems-have-bright-future-helping-feed-growing-world-population#comments Alfalfa Irrigation Management Orchard Crops Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:25:00 +0000 157741 at http://westernfarmpress.com