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    Jul 19, 2016

    Farmers should pay attention to waterless development 3

    Proposing new urban development in the California desert without a source of sustainable water defies logic and flies in the face of what the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act purports to accomplish....More
  • Senators push to preempt states from GMO labeling.
    Jul 8, 2016

    Senators seek to preempt states from GMO laws 3

    Senators Roberts and Stabenow push for GMO preemption legislation...More
  • Jun 30, 2016

    El Niño or La Niña: California unprepared for both 6

    Regardless of the Spanish-named climatic condition, California is unprepared to help its residents weather both...More
  • U.S. Capitol
    May 19, 2016

    What role should science play in GMO debate?

    Is science important in developing decisions of public policy surrounding agriculture?...More
  • May 18, 2016

    Study reports 'inconvenient truth' about GMO's 2

    Report spells out why we should not fear GMOs...More
  • Republican presidential candidates
    Apr 28, 2016

    What do presidential candidates think of US agriculture? 1

    What are the thoughts of those running for president when it comes to American agriculture?...More
  • Apr 6, 2016

    Water decision another nail in agriculture's coffin 12

    Water decision another nail in agriculture's coffin...More
  • Irrigation pump
    Apr 5, 2016

    Leaders react to USBR water allocation announcement 1

    Reactions to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's California water allocation for 2016...More
  • New Melones Reservoir
    Apr 1, 2016

    From the 'You Can't Make This Up' department

    Stanislaus River pulse flows announced right after zero-percent allocation is made public...More
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