Water

Ag industry will watch Trump closely

Fruit Growers News asked several industry representatives to consider what the future might hold for the specialty crop sector as the new administration takes over.

Measures treat municipal water used in processing plants

It’s no secret that water is a must for produce processing plants. Whether the source is rural or municipal, the water must be filtered and tested to be safe,... more

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UGA advises growers 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 »

CDFA announces agricultural water efficiency program

The California Department of Water Resources and the California Department of Food and Agriculture have released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for joi... more »

Ag industry will watch Trump closely

As Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office as the next president of the United States, the agriculture community is looking for clues on how ... more »

Recent rainfall provides hope for Georgia farmers

Welcome rains during December 2016 and the first week of 2017 are providing hope for Georgia farmers looking for relief from a statewide severe drough... more »

Irrigation Association’s Tree Drip Calculator receives an AE50 award

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has named the Tree Drip Calculator (TDC) as a winner of one of its 2017 AE50... more »

California awarded nearly $22M in conservation partnership funding

The USDA has  announced that 88 high-impact projects across the U.S. will receive nearly a quarter billion dollars in federal funding as part of the ... more »

Michigan meetings to provide irrigation update

Six Michigan agribusinesses will assist Michigan State University (MSU) Extension in an educational effort by serving as host for a series of irrigati... more »

EPA review curbs Michigan exemptions on CWA enforcement

EPA released a final agency action on Michigan’s “delegated authority”—those provisions that grant the state’s Department of Environm... more »

New brief asks court to throw out WOTUS rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation, along with dozens of agricultural, business, and municipal entities, asked a federal court Nov. 1 to vacate EPA... more »

UC Davis releases estimates of irrigated cropland idled due to drought

On August 15, a team from UC Davis, ERA Economics and the UC Agricultural Issues Center released an economic impact report related to the California d... more »


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