Water & the Environment


BREAKING NEWS: John Duarte Settles TODAY Prior to Court Proceedings

August 15, 2017

By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director   Northern California farmer John Duarte spent

Supporting Temperance Flat to Increase Groundwater Recharge

August 4, 2017

Building Above Ground Water Storage Enables Groundwater Recharge By Laurie Greene, Founding

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Letter in Support of Temperance Flat Dam

August 1, 2017

California Building Industry Association Supports Temperance Flat Dam Project Many letters are


Sorghum May Be Alternative to Corn

June 15, 2017

Researcher Looks to Sorghum to Replace Corn Silage in Dry Years By Jessica Theisman, Associate

Atmospheric Rivers Hit California

April 25, 2017

Many Atmospheric Rivers Hit State By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director California needs an

Indoor Heat Regs: A Solution to a Problem?

April 21, 2017

New Regs Target Indoor Heat Illness Prevention By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director Many

California Rice Growers are Model of Environmental Stewardship

April 13, 2017

Understanding Water Usage For California Rice Growers By Brian German, Associate

Water District Talks Low Water Allocation

April 6, 2017

Water District's Water Allocation Disappoints  By Brian German, Associate Broadcaster The

Westland Initial Water Allocation 65 percent

March 22, 2017

Initial Water Allocation 65% for Westland Water District (more…)

Saving Fish May Have Caused Oroville Disaster

March 21, 2017

Were Fish Cause of Oroville Dam Disaster? By Jessica Theisman: Associate Editor Reportedly, an

Temperance Flat Could Control Floods

March 9, 2017

Association Calls for Flood Control through Temperance Flat With the rising San Joaquin River in

Pyrethroid Review Deadline Nearing

February 27, 2017

Pyrethroid Review Commenting Deadline is March 31 By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

Recharging Aquifer: Job One Today

February 20, 2017

Water Districts Recharging Aquifer By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director [caption

Fresno County Growers Grateful For Rainfall

January 26, 2017

Rainfall Helps Water Cover Crops By Brian German, Associate Broadcaster The amount of rainfall

Pyrethroids Under Review

January 26, 2017

EPA Reviewing Pyrethroids Ag Industry Urged to Comment By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

Recharging Aquifers Using Floodwaters

January 24, 2017

  Floodwaters Could Recharge Aquifer By Brian German, Associate Broadcaster Last October,

Almond Board’s Sustainability Program Gets Even Better

January 3, 2017

Almond Board Program Streamlined By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor The Almond Board has set a

California Ag Today Seeks Guest Writers, Story Suggestions

December 12, 2016

Are you a writer with a passion for agriculture? A student looking for publication experience? An

California Farm Bureau Federation President Decries Water Diversion Plan

December 9, 2016

Science Shows Increased Water Flow Doesn't Save Fish, Paul Wenger Says By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm

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Early Rain Caused Concern for Butte County Rice Growers

December 1, 2016

Butte County Rice Growers Respond to Early Rain   By Brian German, Associate