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  • Getting to the Bottom of What Fuels Algal Blooms in Clear Lake
    by andrewrypel on November 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    By: Nick Framsted Clear Lake is one of California’s oldest and most unique natural features. Nestled in Northern California’s coastal mountains, Clear Lake is the largest lake completely within California and is the oldest lake in North America with sediments … Continue reading →

  • Planning for a shorter rainy season and more frequent extreme storms in California
    by jaylund on November 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    By Claire Kouba and J. Pablo Ortiz Partida California’s hydrologic future is muddled by a fundamental uncertainty: will the state get wetter or drier? Climate models disagree on this question, but provide insights on other important water management questions. The … Continue reading →

  • Small Dam, Big Deal: York Dam Removed in Napa Valley
    by andrewrypel on November 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    By: Amber Manfree, Peter Moyle, Ted Grantham The recent removal of the sediment-filled York Dam in Napa County has reconnected two miles of steelhead trout habitat that has been blocked for over a century. While the dam itself was small … Continue reading →

  • The Freezer of Horrors
    by jaylund on October 31, 2020 at 11:17 am

    by Miranda Bell-Tilcock, Jamie Sweeney, and Malte Willmes Down the dark corridors of the Watershed Sciences building are freezers of dead fish. Frozen Chinook Salmon carcasses and their dissected eyes and muscles in neat vials are stacked next to White … Continue reading →

  • New insights into Putah Creek salmon
    by andrewrypel on October 18, 2020 at 11:28 pm

    by Malte Willmes, Anna Steel, Levi Lewis, Peter B. Moyle, and Andrew L. Rypel It’s November 2016, and we’re out in canoes on Putah Creek as part of the annual salmon survey. Just as we navigate our watercraft through a … Continue reading →

  • Week in Review: Choosing the Next Ag Secretary, Tomato Virus Continues to Spread
    by Brian German on November 27, 2020 at 11:00 pm

    Nearly a dozen names are being talked about as the potential next Agriculture Secretary as the Biden transition team makes preparations for the incoming administration. The latest strain of resistance-breaking ... Read More The post Week in Review: Choosing the Next Ag Secretary, Tomato Virus Continues to Spread appeared first on AgNet West.

  • Action Being Taken on U.S. Agricultural Export Issues
    by Brian German on November 27, 2020 at 8:41 pm

    Action is being taken that should help to remedy some of the agricultural export issues. As AgNet West previously reported, a shortage of shipping containers is creating turmoil for exporters. ... Read More The post Action Being Taken on U.S. Agricultural Export Issues appeared first on AgNet West.

  • Farm City Newsday Friday, 11-27-20
    by Jim Rogers on November 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering the importance of farmers being their own storytellers, obtaining ... Read More The post Farm City Newsday Friday, 11-27-20 appeared first on AgNet West.

  • Fresno County Agriculture Remains Number One in The U.S.
    by Brian German on November 27, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    Fresno County agriculture remains the top producer in the United States according to a recent report. The Fresno County Department of Agriculture recently presented the 2019 Crop and Livestock Report ... Read More The post Fresno County Agriculture Remains Number One in The U.S. appeared first on AgNet West.

  • Best Methods to Seed Pomegranate Fruit
    by Dan on November 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Some of the best methods to seed Pomegranate. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Seeding Pomegranates can be a bit of a challenge. And, there are a few ... Read More The post Best Methods to Seed Pomegranate Fruit appeared first on AgNet West.