State of the Drought
Fish eyes: the hidden diet journal
by andrewrypel on October 24, 2021 at 1:15 pm
by Miranda Bell-Tilcock It is strange to think of an eye as a diet journal, but a fish’s eye can tell much about what it has been eating at each point in its life. If we know what a fish … Continue reading →
Sometimes, studying the variation is the interesting thing
by andrewrypel on October 17, 2021 at 3:06 pm
By Andrew L. Rypel As scientists, we’re trained to key in on ‘response variables’. In my case, fisheries scientists often examine how fish physiology, populations, communities or whole ecosystems react to various environmental drivers or human alteration. Unfortunately, variation in … Continue reading →
Episode 2: “Unraveling the Knot” Water Movement in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta – Tidal Forces
by UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences on October 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm
By William Fleenor, Amber Manfree, and Megan Nguyen Tides are the biggest driver of Delta flows, and in Episode 2 we look at their impacts in different locations under a variety of inflow conditions. Tides have a twice-daily cycle in … Continue reading →
The Big California Drought Stories of 2021
by jaylund on October 3, 2021 at 12:43 pm
by Jay Lund Happy New Water Year! October 1, 2021 is the beginning of the 2022 water year in California, the traditional beginning of California’s “wet season”, such as it will be. Although there are many fine and interesting stories … Continue reading →
Developing tools to model impaired streamflow in streams throughout California
by andrewrypel on September 26, 2021 at 1:08 pm
by Jeanette Howard, Kirk Klausmeyer, Laura Read, and Julie Zimmerman Droughts are extreme, but not necessarily extreme events — at least not in the way we humans usually experience events as discrete, episodic occurrences. Droughts are continuous and exhausting; they … Continue reading →
Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 10-27-21
by Jim Rogers on October 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Brian German. Today’s show contains reports about the ongoing cotton harvest, the growth of organic demand prompting the ... Read More The post Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 10-27-21 appeared first on AgNet West.
Students Leaders Prepare for the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo
by Jim Rogers on October 27, 2021 at 1:50 pm
FFA members and supporters from across the country will celebrate agriculture and agricultural education this week during the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. Held virtually last year, ... Read More The post Students Leaders Prepare for the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo appeared first on AgNet West.
Sharing the Story of Agriculture with Food and Farm Facts
by Jim Rogers on October 27, 2021 at 1:40 pm
Fascinating facts about food in America – how and where it is grown and who produces it – are at your fingertips in a new resource produced by the American ... Read More The post Sharing the Story of Agriculture with Food and Farm Facts appeared first on AgNet West.
Organic Demand Growth Pushing Need for Increasing Organic Production
by Jim Rogers on October 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm
The continued growth of organic demand is prompting a need to increase organic production. Organic sales hit a new record of nearly $62 billion in 2020, following an overall trend ... Read More The post Organic Demand Growth Pushing Need for Increasing Organic Production appeared first on AgNet West.
Snake Plant is the Popular Houseplant for Beginners
by Dan on October 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm
How to care for a popular houseplant. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The snake plant is perfect for beginners and makes a striking addition to your home. ... Read More The post Snake Plant is the Popular Houseplant for Beginners appeared first on AgNet West.