Fresno County Supervisor Phil Larson calls Endangered Species Act the biggest threat to farming and industry in the San Joaquin Valley as he and other government officials discuss the current outlook at the World Ag Expo Water Summit....More
In Feb. 14 stop in Fresno, Calif., President Barak Obama and USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack outline new assistance to help California farmers, ranchers, and residents deal with the worst drought in the state's history....More
Is there a process in place to quickly enact temporary solutions and bypass legal threats, or will lawyers become so entwined in legal mumbo jumbo where real drought solutions sift through the fingers?...More
Agriculture reacted positively to California Governor Edmund Brown’s Drought State of Emergency announcement Jan. 17 amid water shortfalls in the driest year in recorded state history.
California’s chief executive directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare for extreme drought conditions....More