Water & the Environment


CDFA’s Karen Ross: Water and Labor are Big Issues for California

October 19, 2017

CDFA Secretary Says State has High Water and Labor Standards By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

“Waters of The State” is Severe for Ag

October 6, 2017

"Waters of the State" Offers New Regulations By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor California Ag

Farmers Frustrated Over SGMA

September 29, 2017

CA Department of Water Resources Rolls Out SGMA Regulations at Meeting By Patrick Cavanaugh,


Tony Francois Suggested Duarte Settle

September 11, 2017

Judge Refused to See New Evidence in John Duarte Trial, Forcing Him to Settle By Patrick Cavanaugh

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Dave Cogdill Will Be Remembered at Temperance Flat Dam

September 11, 2017

Dave Cogdill Remembered For His Water Priorities By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor Dave


SGMA Workshop Features GSA Updates

September 8, 2017

SGMA Workshop Sept. 20 Clovis Veterans Memorial District Join the Department of Water Resources

PowWow Energy Thrives Part 2

September 7, 2017

BlueTech Valley Gives PowWow Energy a Boost By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director The BlueTech

PowWow Energy Gets Major Funding

August 29, 2017

The Central Valley Angel Group Invests in PowWow Energy, Inc. News Release PowWow is applying

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Temperance Flat Plan Would Triple Current Storage

August 15, 2017

Temperance Flat Application Submitted By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director It was an historic


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

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Embattled Farmer John Duarte Defends Farming in Federal Court

August 12, 2017

Farmer Must Defend Plowing His Wheat Field By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director John Duarte,

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

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Temperance Flat Dam is Needed

July 31, 2017

Temperance Flat is a Sure Way to Improve California’s Water Infrastructure By Patrick Cavanaugh,


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…)