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  • Ties Between the Delta and Groundwater Sustainability in California
    by jaylund on July 14, 2019 at 11:51 pm

    by Mustafa Dogan, Ian Buck-Macleod, Josue Medellin-Azuara, and Jay Lund Groundwater overdraft is a major problem globally and has been a persistent and growing problem in California for decades. This overdraft is predominantly driven by the economic value of water … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Challenges and opportunities for integrating small and rural drinking water stakeholders in SGMA implementation
    by jaylund on July 7, 2019 at 11:40 pm

    By Kristin Dobbin, Jessica Mendoza and Michael Kuo The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) is an historic opportunity to achieve long-term sustainable groundwater management and protect drinking water supplies for hundreds of small and rural low-income communities, especially in the … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Drought, Fish, and Water in California
    by jaylund on June 30, 2019 at 11:46 pm

    by Peter Moyle With a big collective sigh of relief, Californians rejoiced that we have largely recovered from 2012-2016 drought[1].  Streams are flowing.  Reservoirs are full. Crops are watered. Native fishes are reproducing   But this not a time for complacency; … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Sustaining integrated portfolios for managing water in California
    by jaylund on June 24, 2019 at 12:20 am

    by Jay Lund Summary:  This post reviews some lessons from portfolio water management in California and identifies roles for state government in facilitating development and implementation of effective portfolios.  To better align state regulations and funding with these goals, a … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Flood Mapping in California: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
    by jaylund on June 17, 2019 at 12:26 am

    by Kathleen Schaefer and Nicholas Pinter FEMA flood insurance rate maps (FIRMs) are the principle tool for managing the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  They identify properties whose owners may be required to purchase flood insurance and help set flood … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • New Smoke Exposure Regulation Arriving at Height of Fire Season
    by Brian German on July 19, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news New Smoke Exposure Regulation Arriving at Height of Fire Season The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board has unanimously approved new regulations pertaining to wildfires and smoke exposure.  The decision comes after an emergency rulemaking proposal was ... Read More New Smoke Exposure Regulation Arriving at Height of Fire Season AgNet West […]

  • Farm City Newsday Friday, 07-19-19
    by Dan on July 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Friday, 07-19-19 Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering details for the 2019 Ag Woman of the Year ... Read More Farm City Newsday Friday, 07-19-19 AgNet West […]

  • Easy, Quick Way to Water Your Garden
    by Dan on July 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Easy, Quick Way to Water Your Garden Cathy Isom fills you in about an easy and quick way to water your garden without spending a ton of money. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If ... Read More Easy, Quick Way to Water Your Garden AgNet West […]

  • CBB Executives Detail Recent Beef Leadership Trip to Taiwan and Japan
    by Dan on July 19, 2019 at 12:03 am

    AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news CBB Executives Detail Recent Beef Leadership Trip to Taiwan and Japan CENTENNIAL, CO (CBB) — Chuck Coffey, chairman, and Jared Brackett, vice chairman, of the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion & Research Board (CBB) recently traveled to Taiwan and Japan as part of ... Read More CBB Executives Detail Recent Beef Leadership Trip to Taiwan and Japan AgNet West […]