Water

Research project seeks better water efficiency

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is poised to be a catalyst in the next major leap forward for water and energy use relating to food and landscape irrigation systems.

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FDA seeks input on water regulations, delays parts of FSMA rollout

The FDA is proposing changes to how it will implement provisions of the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in the coming years, inc... more

USDA seeks public input on updated wetland guidance

Farmers are reminded that updated guidelines for wetland determinations are posted and available for public input. The U.S. Department of Agriculture ... more »

Water testing lab search aided by MSU resource

While most of the Produce Safety Rule (PSR) is either in effect or coming into effect in the next year, when it comes to agricultural water, growers h... more »

Studies on irrigation to be conducted by USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct two special studies as part of the 2017 Cen... more »

El Niño may signal dry weather for Pacific Northwest

A drier-than-average winter season may be in store for the Pacific Northwest, based on El Niño weather patterns over the Pacific Ocean. U.S. Dep... more »

Revised ‘Waters of the US’ proposed by EPA, Army

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) on Dec. 11 proposed "a clear, understandable, and implementable defin... more »

Outdoor labs indicate impact of future climate change

If you were to take a seed and zap it into the future to see how it will respond to climate change, how realistic might that prediction be? After a... more »

Climate-smart ag in California advanced by CDFA, UC ANR

California Secretary of Agriculture Karen Ross and UC Agriculture and Natural Resources vice president Glenda Humiston will sign a memorandum of under... more »

WOTUS rule delay action subject of Farm Bureau request

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and a broad coalition of business groups on Sept. 26 asked a federal district court in Georgia to expand it... more »

Water allocation, snowpack eyed with $4.97 million from USDA

Mountain snowpack is a primary source of water for the arid western United States. This region, which includes Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, N... more »

NIFA invests in research to solve critical water problems

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded seven grants for research that will provide... more »


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