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  • Can we understand it all?
    by jaylund on October 13, 2019 at 11:40 pm

    This is my favorite water cartoon.  It depicts how well the public (and elected officials) will ever understand how water systems work. Today, as individuals we understand only a little about the detailed world around us (cell phones, medical technology, … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Some water management truisms, Part I
    by jaylund on October 7, 2019 at 12:45 am

    by Jay Lund Here is a partial collection of truisms on water management.  These are common ideas that seem obviously true (particularly in the western US), but still offer insights and perspective.  The original sources of these are unknown (although … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Management’s eternal relevance
    by jaylund on September 29, 2019 at 11:26 pm

    by Jay Lund Just a brief, and slightly pedantic, blog post this week on the importance of liberal education and broad thinking for those want to solve real problems, illustrated with a bit of history. Engineers and physical scientists will … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • The long and winding road of salmon trucking in California
    by Ann Willis on September 23, 2019 at 12:00 am

    By Dr Anna Sturrock Trucking juvenile hatchery salmon downstream is often used in the California Central Valley to reduce mortality during their perilous swim to the ocean. But is it all good? Researchers at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC San … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Providing Flows for Fish
    by jaylund on September 15, 2019 at 11:28 pm

    by Peter Moyle A reality in California and the American West is that people are competing with fish for water. We humans are winning the competition.  However, because there are moral, aesthetic, and legal obligations to provide fish with water … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • U.S., China Reach Limited Trade Agreement
    by Dan on October 11, 2019 at 10:31 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news U.S., China Reach Limited Trade Agreement (NAFB-Oct. 11, 2019) — The U.S. reached a limited trade agreement with China on Friday afternoon that would pave the way for resolutions on broader issues later in the year. ... Read More U.S., China Reach Limited Trade Agreement AgNet West […]

  • Voices Of The Valley Podcast: Portable Solar?
    by Taylor Hillman on October 11, 2019 at 7:57 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Voices Of The Valley Podcast: Portable Solar? This episode of the Voices of the Valley podcast is made possible by HarvestPort, an innovation hub and marketplace for better agricultural products, practices, and ideas. Find out more at ... Read More Voices Of The Valley Podcast: Portable Solar? AgNet West […]

  • The California Kitchen: Tapenade
    by Dan on October 11, 2019 at 6:59 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The California Kitchen: Tapenade In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing Tapenade with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 1/4 C Purple Onion 1/4 C Spicy Olives ... Read More The California Kitchen: Tapenade AgNet West […]

  • Chlorpyrifos Sales to End in California by February 2020
    by Brian German on October 11, 2019 at 3:41 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Chlorpyrifos Sales to End in California by February 2020 An agreement was reached between the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) and product manufacturers prohibiting chlorpyrifos sales in California beginning in 2020.  The agreement will allow farmers to continue using ... Read More Chlorpyrifos Sales to End in California by February 2020 AgNet West […]