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  • Eating Delta Smelt
    by andrewrypel on April 5, 2020 at 11:31 pm

    by Peter Moyle, Center for Watershed Sciences, UC Davis Delta smelt are an endangered species and the latest estimates of their numbers indicate they will likely not be around much longer as wild fish. When I first started working on … Continue reading →

  • MWDC Proposes Overarching Delta Solution
    by jaylund on April 1, 2020 at 11:28 am

    by Nestle J. Frobish Today the Megalopolitan Water District of California (a consortium of southern California and Bay Area urban water suppliers) proposed building a new aqueduct to take water from the Sacramento River to Bay Area and southern California … Continue reading →

  • Is California’s dry 2020 water year a drought? Prepare anyway
    by jaylund on March 28, 2020 at 10:06 pm

    by Jay Lund Not again! There was not a “Miracle March” to follow California’s precipitation “Flat-line February.”  Instead, we’ve had a “Meh March.” With the near-end of its wet season, California’s 2020 water year is and will be dry.  The … Continue reading →

  • Environmental Flows in California
    by andrewrypel on March 18, 2020 at 11:00 pm

    By Alyssa Obester, Sarah Yarnell, and Ted Grantham The California Environmental Flow Framework was recently highlighted in the 2020 Water Resilience Portfolio to address the seemingly impossible task of establishing of how much water our rivers and streams need to … Continue reading →

  • New science or just spin: science charade in the Delta
    by andrewrypel on March 15, 2020 at 5:39 pm

    By Karrigan Bork, Andrew L. Rypel, and Peter Moyle Science-based decision making is key to improved conservation management and a legal mandate in the US Endangered Species Act.  Thus supporters of federal efforts to increase water exports from the Central … Continue reading →

  • Almost Impossible to Kill Houseplants
    by Dan on April 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Almost Impossible to Kill Houseplants Cathy Isom fills you in about just a few houseplants that are almost impossible to kill. That’s coming up on This Land of ours.  Even if you don’t have the ... Read More Almost Impossible to Kill Houseplants AgNet West

  • Online Grocery Shopping More than Doubles During Pandemic
    by Jim Rogers on April 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Online Grocery Shopping More than Doubles During Pandemic After a survey of U.S. households, it looks like concerns about coronavirus exposure have had a significant impact on the number of consumers doing their grocery shopping online.  The Brick ... Read More Online Grocery Shopping More than Doubles During Pandemic AgNet West

  • Dozens of Ag Groups Ask for Regulatory Pause During Pandemic
    by Brian German on April 7, 2020 at 3:30 am

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Dozens of Ag Groups Ask for Regulatory Pause During Pandemic Nearly 40 industry groups representing various agricultural commodities are asking for a regulatory pause as California addresses issues related to COVID-19.  In a letter addressed to Governor Gavin Newsom, the ... Read More Dozens of Ag Groups Ask for Regulatory Pause During Pandemic AgNet West

  • Pandemic Markets Continue Roller Coaster Season for California Citrus
    by Jim Rogers on April 6, 2020 at 8:48 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Pandemic Markets Continue Roller Coaster Season for California Citrus It’s been an up and down season for California citrus, and pandemic shopping waves are increasing that trend.  News of Chinese tariff reductions in early March was a break for ... Read More Pandemic Markets Continue Roller Coaster Season for California Citrus AgNet West