Water

California to hear updates on water conditions

The California State Board of Food and Agriculture will hear updates by federal and state officials on current water conditions and the outlook for this summer at its upcoming meeting on Tuesday, April 3, 2018... more »

Test your water during National Groundwater Awareness Week

National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 11-17, is a good time to test your well water.... more »

AquaYield co-founder named to Utah Business Magazine 40 Under 40

Utah Business Magazine recently named AquaYield CEO and co-founder Clark T. Bell as one of its "40 Under 40." The annual Forty Under 40 program honors Utah's up-and-coming... more »

EPA delays WOTUS rule until 2020

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of the Army (Army) have finalized a rule Jan. 31 adding an applicability date to the 2015 Clean Water Rule (the 2015 Rule). This rule provides clarity... more »

Warming climate, drenched fields an issue for Northeast growers

Northeast growers are getting used to longer growing seasons and warming climate conditions, but spring plantings may be a problem in fields increasingly saturated with rain, according to a research paper published in the journal Climatic... more »

Input pours into EPA for future WOTUS rulemaking

The EPA has started the process to rescind its 2015 rule regarding federal waters, and continues to gather input for whatever comes next. The 2015 rule, defining what constitutes Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) under... more »

Vermont has grant for Capital Equipment Assistance Program

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets is pleased to announce $1 million in funding for the Capital Equipment Assistance Program (CEAP).  This financial assistance program is available to support farmers to acquire new... more »

Farm conservation practices touted in Western Lake Erie Basin

Voluntary conservation practices adopted by farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin are having positive impacts downstream, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This report by USDA’s Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) shows... more »


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