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  • Some more water management truisms (Part II)
    by jaylund on November 11, 2019 at 12:45 am

    by Jay Lund Here is part two of a partial collection of truisms on water management.  These ideas seem obviously true, but still offer insights and perspective.  Original sources are mostly unknown (but apocryphal citations are common).  Any that I … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Night of the Living Dead Salmon
    by jaylund on October 30, 2019 at 11:32 pm

    by Kelly Neal and Gabe Saron On a cool and misty morning somewhere south of Redding, California, jet boats roar across the tranquil Sacramento River. Armed with tridents, machetes and poleaxes, it seems akin to a scene from an action … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • The Dreamt Land by Mark Arax: We’re all complicit in California’s water follies
    by Ann Willis on October 21, 2019 at 6:20 pm

    by Ann Willis We are all sinners. At least, that’s the impression Mark Arax leaves in The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California. What’s bold, and distinguishes this book from others about California, is that Arax grapples with … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • 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 […]

  • The California Kitchen: Cranberry Gele
    by Dan on November 20, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The California Kitchen: Cranberry Gele In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing Cranberry Gele with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 2 pounds fresh Cranberries One Qt Orange ... Read More The California Kitchen: Cranberry Gele AgNet West […]

  • Murky CBD Oil Regulation Complicating Hemp Production
    by Brian German on November 20, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Murky CBD Oil Regulation Complicating Hemp Production The regulations governing hemp production are beginning to come into focus.  However, the uniqueness of the crop may present some challenges when evaluating the types of crop protection materials that ... Read More Murky CBD Oil Regulation Complicating Hemp Production AgNet West […]

  • Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 11-20-19
    by Dan on November 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 11-20-19 Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering the origin of the Livestock Rule, educational opportunities for ... Read More Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 11-20-19 AgNet West […]

  • Preparing for New Labor Laws Coming in Less than 50 Days
    by Dan on November 20, 2019 at 2:10 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Preparing for New Labor Laws Coming in Less than 50 Days With less than 50 days remaining in the year, producers should already be preparing for new laws that will be coming into effect beginning January 1.  Governor Gavin Newsom signed ... Read More Preparing for New Labor Laws Coming in Less than 50 Days AgNet West […]