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Blue Prune Drop and Leaf Scorch

Blue Prune Drop

July 4, 2013

Blue Prune Drop and Leaf Scorch in Glenn and Tehama Counties According to Bill

From Modesto

July 3, 2013

Almond Quality and Food Safety Discussed On Tuesday, nearly 150 almond industry members

From Modesto

July 1, 2013

2013 CALIFORNIA ALMOND FORECAST DOWN California's 2013 almond production is forecast at 1.85

Riverside Tree Has Special Significance

June 10, 2013

Saving the Original Mother Navel Orange Tree More than two years into a quarantine on

Protecting Salinas Valley Water

June 10, 2013

Monterey County Growers Fighting Cal-Am Water On PumpingBy Patrick Cavanaugh,

Monterey County Ag is Big

June 5, 2013

Monterey CountyPosts Record 2012 Crop Value According to Eric Lauritzen, Monterey Ag

From Tulare County

June 1, 2013

Tulare County Small Farms Advisor, Manuel Jimenez, Retires Manuel Jimenez went from

From Salinas Valley

May 7, 2013

Broccoli is Big on N UptakeBy Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Utilizing funding from the

Bureau of Reclamation Announce Allocation

March 1, 2013

This is a Press Release from Westlands Water District FRESNO, CA Feb. 26, 2013 - Today the

Feds Kill More Smelt than Ag

March 1, 2013

There is great irony in blaming farmers for taking 230 smelt at C.W. Bill Jones Pumping Plant in

Allocation May Be Above 20 Percent

February 22, 2013

Because the Tracy pumps have been significantly been turned down throughout December and most

Lawmakers Considering Nitrogen Tax on Farmers

February 22, 2013

Saying farmers should pay an added fee for all Nitrogen Fertilizer products to help fund

Will Bees Be Short this Spring for Almonds?

February 16, 2013

Honey Bees had a tough summer 2012 with droughts in the Mid-West. Colonies have also been hammered

Unbelievable Lack of Rain

February 10, 2012

2012 is shaping up to be yet another critical water year. Thankfully the excessive rain and snow in

Growers Should Start the Revolution!

May 3, 2011

 Photo at left is the San Luis Reservoir-filled to capacity, April 6, 2011 With all California

Check Out This Important YouTube Video!

December 9, 2010

Make sure your sound is turned on when you watch this!And please share it with your

Inter-tie Project Breaks Ground

November 2, 2010

Securing More Water for Westside Under blue, cloudless skies near Tracy where the Delta-Mendota

Just Returned From China!

June 27, 2010

I just returned from a 12-day trip to China. I visited Beijing and Shanghai to report on the

Pacific Legal Foundation is Fighting for Water

January 23, 2010

Folks: Go to to see what the Pacific Legal Foundation is doing about the

Rain, Snow and Floods!

January 22, 2010

It's happening and it's good news! Rain and snowfall---about 85 percent of normal, and there is