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  • Evaluating Landscape Effects of Turf Replacement
    by jaylund on May 20, 2019 at 12:05 am

    Erik Porse, Stephanie Pincetl, Diane Pataki, and Tom Gillespie Outdoor landscapes in California use water for irrigation, especially during summer. Outdoor water use is the largest portion of residential water use, especially in hotter inland areas and cities with larger … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Some common questions on California water (Part I)
    by jaylund on May 13, 2019 at 12:05 am

    by Jay Lund People are interested in California water problems, and they ask reasonable questions.  Here is a first installment of short science-based answers to some reasonable questions often heard at public and private discussions of water in California.  (Longer … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • The California Water Model: Resilience through Failure
    by jaylund on May 6, 2019 at 12:45 am

    by Nicholas Pinter, Jay Lund, Peter Moyle A review of 170 years of water-related successes in California suggests that most successes can be traced directly to past mistakes.  California’s highly variable climate has made it a crucible for innovations in … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Fish are born free, but are everywhere in cages this spring
    by jaylund on April 29, 2019 at 12:30 am

    by Carson Jeffres, Eric Holmes, and Andrew Rypel State, federal, and local governments, water users, and the public are all concerned with the survival of salmon.   Over decades, and especially recent years, most salmon runs have severely declined in California. … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Some springtime reading on California water
    by jaylund on April 22, 2019 at 12:30 am

    Jay R. Lund, Director, Center for Watershed Sciences and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California – Davis California is a wonderful place to study water.  So many interesting and important problems, thoughtful and insightful authors, and much … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Cherries Not the Only Crop to Experience Storm Damage
    by Brian German on May 24, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Cherries Not the Only Crop to Experience Storm Damage Many reports have been highlighting the storm damage caused in California cherry crops, however, several other crops also experienced varying levels of damage.  Liz Hudson, who owns and operates Hudson ... Read More Cherries Not the Only Crop to Experience Storm Damage AgNet West […]

  • Farm City Newsday Friday, 05-24-19
    by Dan on May 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Friday, 05-24-19 Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Taylor Hillman. In today’s show, cherries aren’t the only crop that was damaged by some of the unseasonal ... Read More Farm City Newsday Friday, 05-24-19 AgNet West […]

  • CDFA Programs Get Funding Increase in ‘May Revise’ of California Budget
    by Dan on May 24, 2019 at 1:10 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news CDFA Programs Get Funding Increase in ‘May Revise’ of California Budget In Governor Gavin Newsom’s ‘May Revise’ of the state’s budget, several changes were made that will affect the agriculture industry.  There were significant increases made to the funding allocated for ... Read More CDFA Programs Get Funding Increase in ‘May Revise’ of California Budget AgNet West […]

  • Bug That Can Be a Help to Your Crops
    by Dan on May 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Bug That Can Be a Help to Your Crops Cathy Isom has a few tips, and what to look for, about the garden bug that can be a help to your crops and also a nuisance. That’s coming up ... Read More Bug That Can Be a Help to Your Crops AgNet West […]