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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 www.pacificlegal.org 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

Ag Leadership Applications

January 9, 2010

Applications are now being accepted for Class 41 of the California Agricultural Leadership

A New Year with Promise

January 3, 2010

I do hope the New Year will be good for all Western growers of all crops. The water year is shaping

Hoping for a flood Year

December 12, 2009

With a new rain and snow season upon us, let's hope that we get hammered way beyond average. With a

Almond Industry Conference

December 11, 2009

I just got home from the two-day Almond Industry Conference in Modesto, hosted by the Almond Board

Facts About California Agriculture

December 5, 2009

Updated on July 9, 2013 The State is #1 by a Long Shot! What is the current value of all

Bullish on the Almonds

November 20, 2009

Dave Baker Knows the Almond Industry He’s worked at Blue Diamond for 35 years When Dave