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  • Drought and the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta, 2012–2016: Environmental Review and Lessons
    by jaylund on August 2, 2020 at 5:03 pm

    by John R. Durand, Fabian Bombardelli, William E. Fleenor, Yumiko Henneberry, Jon Herman, Carson Jeffres, Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, Jay R. Lund, Robert Lusardi, Amber D. Manfree, Josué Medellín-Azuara, Brett Milligan, and Peter Moyle Droughts are common in California. The drought of … Continue reading →

  • 106 Years of Water Supply Reliability
    by jaylund on July 26, 2020 at 4:18 pm

    by Jay Lund Water supply reliability is a major policy and management goal in California, and in the rest of the world, today and since the beginning of time.  The goals of reliable water supplies have grown from supporting human … Continue reading →

  • Summer Reading in the Time of Covid 19
    by andrewrypel on July 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    by Peter B. Moyle Tired of reading about the constant haggling over California water? Or of binge-watching old TV shows? Or, worse, watching the news as the Covid 19 virus spreads in our free country? For relief, I recommend two … Continue reading →

  • Can we talk? New nationwide flood maps provide opportunities for dialogue
    by jaylund on July 14, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    by Kathleen Schaefer and Brett F. Sanders Why Dialogue Matters For fifty years, Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) have unintentionally stifled conversations of flood risk. They have encouraged property-owners and governments at all levels to dwell on map details for … Continue reading →

  • Initial Sampling of the Carp-DEUM Project
    by andrewrypel on June 28, 2020 at 6:06 pm

    By Kim Luke, John Durand, Rachel McConnell, Aaron Sturtevant, Nina Suzuki, Andrew L. Rypel This spring, the Carp-Dependent Urgent Management (Carp-DEUM) Project began its first round of sampling in the UC Davis Arboretum before the Covid-19 lockdown. The project has … Continue reading →

  • Farm City Newsday Thursday, 08-06-20
    by Jim Rogers on August 6, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Thursday, 08-06-20 Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering USDA’s data of the consolidation of U.S. dairies, Cal/OSHA ... Read More Farm City Newsday Thursday, 08-06-20 AgNet West

  • FDA Announces New Protocol for Preharvest Agricultural Water Treatments
    by Brian German on August 6, 2020 at 2:15 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news FDA Announces New Protocol for Preharvest Agricultural Water Treatments The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced a new procedure for developing antimicrobial treatments for preharvest agricultural water. The new protocol has been shaped through a collaboration with ... Read More FDA Announces New Protocol for Preharvest Agricultural Water Treatments AgNet West

  • Almond Update: Watch Five Tips to Reduce Dust from Sweeper Equipment
    by Jim Rogers on August 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Almond Update: Watch Five Tips to Reduce Dust from Sweeper Equipment As AgNet West reported last week, dust reduction research has led to incentive programs to replace equipment and continuing trials in off-ground harvesting. But what can growers do right now ... Read More Almond Update: Watch Five Tips to Reduce Dust from Sweeper Equipment AgNet West

  • Keeping the Water Flowing in Your Garden Year-Round
    by Dan on August 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Keeping the Water Flowing in Your Garden Year-Round The best way to keep the water flowing in your garden throughout the seasons.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Keeping plants hydrated is the best way to ... Read More Keeping the Water Flowing in Your Garden Year-Round AgNet West

  • USDA Report Details Extent of Dairy Consolidation
    by Jim Rogers on August 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news USDA Report Details Extent of Dairy Consolidation A recent report from the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides details about the level of consolidation within the dairy industry. The ‘Consolidation in U.S. Dairy Farming’ report found that ... Read More USDA Report Details Extent of Dairy Consolidation AgNet West