Central Valley Project announcement brings California Farm Bureau response

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced Feb. 23 that it anticipates zero water allocations this year from the Central Valley Project, likely marking the second straight year that California farmers and ranchers will be denied... more »

Work to sustain groundwater pursued by California agencies

A new era of groundwater management in California continues to take shape as local agencies develop and implement plans that identify how they intend to achieve groundwater sustainability goals over the next 20 years. "The... more »

Slower than previous droughts, but subsidence still seen in California

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) released new satellite-based data that show subsidence – or the sinking of the land surface due to excessive groundwater pumping – continues in the state. DWR has intensified statewide subsidence... more »

Despite markets, California cropping plans depend on water

With commodity prices higher across the board, markets are telling farmers to plant, plant, plant. But for California growers, who face another potential dry year, water remains a major driver of what crops will go... more »

Study shows economic impact of irrigation equipment, services industry

A new study measured the economic impact of the irrigation industry in the United States in 2020 and found that it has been growing by 2% per year since 2010. It also found the industry... more »

Proposed changes to ag water rule topic of MDARD, NASDA webinar

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) will host a North Central Region webinar to discuss the recently released U.S. Food and Drug... more »

Integration partnership announced between Ceres Imaging, WiseConn 

Ceres Imaging, the precision irrigation provider that helps farmers build more profitable and more sustainable operations, announced a new partnership with WiseConn that will allow customers to view data from both the companies side by side on the Ceres... more »

Toro Aqua-Traxx Azul drip tape product line expanded

Toro is leading the industry with the expansion of its precision irrigation Toro Aqua-Traxx Azul drip tape product line. The Azul line has offered growers field-proven performance since its introduction by providing superior clog resistance... more »

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