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  • 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 […]

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of California’s State-Mandated Urban Water Conservation during Drought
    by jaylund on September 8, 2019 at 11:42 pm

    by Amy Talbot Amy Talbot is the Regional Water Efficiency Manger for the Regional Water Authority, which represents 21 water suppliers in the Sacramento region.  She manages an award-winning public outreach and education program.  Additionally, she is a board member … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Who governs California’s drinking water systems?
    by jaylund on September 1, 2019 at 11:45 pm

    By Kristin Dobbin and Amanda Fencl A key feature of California’s drinking water system is the large number of individual water systems. There are approximately 3,000 Community Water Systems (CWSs) in the state, meaning systems that serve a residential population … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Remarkable Suisun Marsh: a bright spot for fish in the San Francisco Estuary
    by jaylund on August 26, 2019 at 12:00 am

    by Teejay O’Rear and Peter Moyle To most people, Suisun Marsh is either the seemingly blank area visible at 70 MPH from the north side of Highway 680 or the sudden expanse of tules visible after the Amtrak train leaves … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Can Water Agencies Work Together Sustainably? – Lessons from Metropolitan Planning
    by jaylund on August 19, 2019 at 12:10 am

    by Jay Lund It is said that, “In the US, we hate government so much that we have thousands of them.”  This decentralization has advantages, but poses problems for integration. Integration is easy to say, and hard to do.  Integration … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • NPPC Welcomes New Swine Inspection System
    by Dan on September 17, 2019 at 4:47 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news NPPC Welcomes New Swine Inspection System WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPPC-Sept. 17, 2019) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) finalized its New Swine Inspection System (NSIS). “We applaud the USDA for introducing a ... Read More NPPC Welcomes New Swine Inspection System AgNet West […]

  • USDA Modernizes Swine Slaughter Inspection for the First Time in Over 50 Years
    by Dan on September 17, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news USDA Modernizes Swine Slaughter Inspection for the First Time in Over 50 Years WASHINGTON (USDA-September 17, 2019) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a final rule to modernize swine slaughter inspection and bring it into the 21st century. For the first time ... Read More USDA Modernizes Swine Slaughter Inspection for the First Time in Over 50 Years AgNet West […]

  • Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 09-17-19
    by Dan on September 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 09-17-19 Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering National Farm Safety and Health Week, an upcoming ACP ... Read More Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 09-17-19 AgNet West […]

  • Specialty Crops Bolstered Top-Ten Commodity Cash Receipts in 2018
    by Dan on September 17, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Specialty Crops Bolstered Top-Ten Commodity Cash Receipts in 2018 Early data is out for California’s 2018 cash receipts, which shows an increase that’s supported by specialty crops. The California Department of Food and Agriculture issued an initial overview of agriculture ... Read More Specialty Crops Bolstered Top-Ten Commodity Cash Receipts in 2018 AgNet West […]