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

University of Florida project works toward ag water security

The UF Water Institute has received a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture program to... more »

EPA, Army move to rescind 2015 ‘Waters of the US’

The Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Army, and Army Corps of Engineers are proposing a rule to rescind the Clean Water Rule and re-codif... more »

FDA to extend compliance dates for ag water rule

Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it is exploring ways to simplify the agricultural water standards established ... more »

Michigan wetlands program review requested

Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce are asking the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new Administrator, Scott Prui... more »

Website puts focus on ‘Waters of the US’ rule

EPA is launching a new website (www.epa.gov/wotus-rule) to provide the public with information about EPA’s review of the definition of “Waters of ... more »

EPA’s move on Waters of the US rule gets support

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall on May 9 praised the EPA's  decision to collaborate closely with governors regarding revision ... more »

Switch to new irrigation system depends on future droughts

Investing in efficient irrigation systems usually requires significant capital. As with other capital-intensive investments, doing it would only make ... more »

Trump signs executive order for review of WOTUS

President Trump signed an executive order on Feb. 28 for the review of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule under the Clean Water Act. The exe... more »

USDA invests $4.8M in university agricultural programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has issued 19 grants totaling $4,790,100 to support agri... more »

Growers advised to check irrigation systems now

Exposed to weather and wildlife during the winter months, irrigation systems can incur a multitude of problems during the growing season if they are n... more »


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