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Apples & PearsDiversification: A Response To Drought [Opinion]
April 27, 2015
With Governor Jerry Brown’s announcement of mandatory use reductions, the general public in California is getting a wake-up call on Read More
FruitsRecord Low Snowpack In Washington State
April 14, 2015
Experts say snowmelt occurring earlier than expected. Read More
CitrusCalifornia Snowpack Is Virtually Gone
April 2, 2015
With the lowest water content since 1950, the governor orders first-ever mandatory water reductions in cities and towns, and growers face tighter regulations. Read More
Water pump collecting leachate in Florida peach orchard
IrrigationIrrigation Techniques For Florida Peaches
April 1, 2015
Variation of soils around the Sunshine State make quenching the thirst of this stone fruit tricky. Read More
CitrusFarm Bureau Says WOTUS Rule Would Ignore Exemptions
March 24, 2015
Common farming practices may be vulnerable to Clean Water Act enforcement under the rule. Read More
IrrigationOptimal Irrigation Criteria For Drip Irrigated Onions
March 24, 2015
Researchers at Oregon State University are determining how the plant population of a crop changes its irrigation needs. Read More
CitrusCalifornia Unveils $1 Billion Drought Package
March 23, 2015
Governor, legislative leaders, announce $1 billion emergency drought legislation. Read More
drought management; irrigation; water management
FruitsWashington Governor Declares Drought
March 17, 2015
With snowpack at near record lows, Governor Jay Inslee declared a drought on the Olympic Peninsula, on the east side of the central Cascade Mountains including Yakima and Wenatchee, and the Walla Walla region. Read More
CitrusFlorida Politicos Hopeful In Wake Of Comprehensive Water Policy Passage
March 9, 2015
House decision could be first step in providing a long-term solution for protecting one of the state’s most precious resources. Read More
FruitsIrrigation Association And Irrigation Foundation Now Accepting 2015 Award Nominations
March 2, 2015
Nominees recognized for water management and water conservation at Irrigation Show. Read More
FruitsNo Federal Water For California’s Central Valley Growers – Again
February 27, 2015
Skimpy snowpack leads Bureau of Reclamation to make unprecedented announcement that there will be a zero initial allocation for the second year in a row. Read More
FruitsIrrigation Association Offers Webinar Series
February 25, 2015
Bringing Water to Life series addresses issues affecting irrigated agriculture. Read More
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IrrigationCutting Growers’ Water Hurts All Of Us Who Eat [O…
April 29, 2015
There are no silver bullets when it comes to producing food; you need to have a certain amount of H2O. Read More
IrrigationAlmond Growers Scramble To Cope With California Drought
April 28, 2015
Growers of the state’s top nut crop have become a target for residents upset over new urban water restrictions ordered by the governor because of a near absence of snowpack. Read More
CitrusCalifornia Drought Forum Slated For May 5
April 27, 2015
Public comments by growers, ranchers, and other stakeholders are encouraged by state officials. Read More
drought sign water crisis
Apples & PearsDiversification: A Response To Drought [Opinion]
April 27, 2015
With Governor Jerry Brown’s announcement of mandatory use reductions, the general public in California is getting a wake-up call on Read More
FruitsRecord Low Snowpack In Washington State
April 14, 2015
Experts say snowmelt occurring earlier than expected. Read More
CitrusCalifornia Snowpack Is Virtually Gone
April 2, 2015
With the lowest water content since 1950, the governor orders first-ever mandatory water reductions in cities and towns, and growers face tighter regulations. Read More
Water pump collecting leachate in Florida peach orchard
IrrigationIrrigation Techniques For Florida Peaches
April 1, 2015
Variation of soils around the Sunshine State make quenching the thirst of this stone fruit tricky. Read More
CitrusFarm Bureau Says WOTUS Rule Would Ignore Exemptions
March 24, 2015
Common farming practices may be vulnerable to Clean Water Act enforcement under the rule. Read More
IrrigationOptimal Irrigation Criteria For Drip Irrigated Onions
March 24, 2015
Researchers at Oregon State University are determining how the plant population of a crop changes its irrigation needs. Read More
CitrusCalifornia Unveils $1 Billion Drought Package
March 23, 2015
Governor, legislative leaders, announce $1 billion emergency drought legislation. Read More
drought management; irrigation; water management
FruitsWashington Governor Declares Drought
March 17, 2015
With snowpack at near record lows, Governor Jay Inslee declared a drought on the Olympic Peninsula, on the east side of the central Cascade Mountains including Yakima and Wenatchee, and the Walla Walla region. Read More
CitrusFlorida Politicos Hopeful In Wake Of Comprehensive Wate…
March 9, 2015
House decision could be first step in providing a long-term solution for protecting one of the state’s most precious resources. Read More
FruitsIrrigation Association And Irrigation Foundation Now Ac…
March 2, 2015
Nominees recognized for water management and water conservation at Irrigation Show. Read More
FruitsNo Federal Water For California’s Central Valley Grower…
February 27, 2015
Skimpy snowpack leads Bureau of Reclamation to make unprecedented announcement that there will be a zero initial allocation for the second year in a row. Read More
FruitsIrrigation Association Offers Webinar Series
February 25, 2015
Bringing Water to Life series addresses issues affecting irrigated agriculture. Read More
FruitsUSDA Farm And Ranch Irrigation Survey Released
February 24, 2015
Water applied for irrigation decreased and estimated water use dropped as well. Read More
CitrusNew Desalination Technology May Be The Answer To Califo…
February 18, 2015
Researchers plan to address concerns with a process that will examine ways to turn seawater into drinkable water. Read More
FruitsWestern Governors Host Drought Webinars
February 6, 2015
Series kicks off Feb. 11 with discussion on growing demand for re-used or brackish water. Read More