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Part 2: The Dire Consequences of Continued Chiseling Away of Water from CA Farmers

 

Mario Santoyo served as assistant manager for 30 years on the Friant Water Users Authority, and then served as Executive Director for the San Joaquin Valley Water Infrastructure Authority representing the counties of Merced, Madera, Fresno, Tulare,  and Kings, in order to promote the building of Temperance Flat Dam. He has seen many zero allocations and has been bruised badly trying to insure water for California Agriculture. This is part 2 of his dire prediction for the Agricultural industry in California.

2022-03-16T12:14:59-07:00March 16th, 2022|

The Fate of Available Water—A Dire Prediction for California Agriculture!

Mario Santoyo served as assistant manager for 30 years on the Friant Water Users Authority, and then served as Executive Director for the San Joaquin Valley Water Infrastructure Authority representing the counties of Merced, Madera, Fresno, Tulare,  and Kings, in order to promote the building of Temperance Flat Dam. He has seen many zero allocations and has been bruised badly trying to insure water for California Agriculture. This is part 1 of his dire prediction for the Agricultural industry in California.

2022-03-12T10:15:57-08:00March 12th, 2022|

PCA Paul Crout: Conventional Produce is Just as Safe as Organic Produce

Part 2 of 2 Parts

Paul Crout is a Pest Control Advisor and Certified Crop Advisor. He is with Helena Agri-Enterprises based in Templeton California. He is among  thousands of PCAs and CCAs who assist growers in crop production. He noted that consuming California conventionally grown produce is as safe as consuming organically grown California produce.

2021-12-02T13:59:22-08:00December 2nd, 2021|

PCAs, Such as Jeff Rasmussen, Are Plant Doctors

Jeff Rasmussen is a California Pest Control Advisor. He noted he is a plant doctor and considers his pest and disease control methods very carefully. He often doesn’t need to use pest control materials. Instead, he chooses cultural practices and biological products to control pests and diseases.

2021-09-15T21:48:43-07:00September 15th, 2021|

A Dire Situation for California Ag

Due to very little rain and snow during the winter of 2020/2021, California growers are having to rely on groundwater to get through this season. We all believe this is an unsustainable struggle to irrigate crops. Ryan Jacobsen is the CEO of the Fresno County Farm Bureau. He is also the fourth generation of two Fresno County farm families. He noted that the situation is dire and will become more dire if we are at the cusp of another multiple-year drought.

 

2021-07-05T16:14:23-07:00June 17th, 2021|
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