Water & the Environment

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

California Rice Commission, Brian Baer Photography

Early Rain Caused Concern for Butte County Rice Growers

December 1, 2016

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

Water Board proposes water diversions for fish from three San Joaquin River tributaries: Stanislaus, Tuolumne, and Merced Rivers

Water Diversion Plan for Fish, Part 2

November 29, 2016

Grober: It Won't Help to Vilify People Part 2 of 2-part Series  By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

Tuolumne River-Modesto Irrigation District

Water Board’s Point of View on Increasing San Joaquin River Flows, Part 1

November 28, 2016

Les Grober Explains Increasing San Joaquin River Flows This is part 1 of a 2-part series. By

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Fighting to Protect Family Farms from Water Diversion

November 22, 2016

In Face of Water Diversion Threat, Ag Industry Experts are Speaking Out By Laurie Greene,

Sustainable Conservation Works with Growers and Dairies to Solve Problems

November 21, 2016

Farmers and Sustainable Conservation Collaborate on Economic Improvements By Laurie Greene,