Water

Commentary: A cautious smile after Salad Bowl ‘storm watch’

After three long years of drought impacts, California has shifted climate gears into a monumental precipitation cycle  that has brought deluges to many parts of our state. Here on the Central Coast, many areas have... more »

FarmHQ releases irrigation monitoring app

FarmHQ's new app remotely monitors and controls irrigation equipment. The app, which helps lower costs and simplify operations, is now available in the Apple App Store, according to a news release. The app can be... more »

FDA reminds growers about harvest, postharvest water rule enforcement

The Food and Drug Administration is reminding produce growers that the discretion period for enforcing harvest and postharvest agricultural water safety rules is ending. On Jan. 13, the FDA released a fact sheet that provides... more »

California farms, crops damaged by storms

While the water from the storms that hit California during the past two weeks brought some hope for agriculture’s water needs, it also damaged crops. The historic storms damaged crops from broccoli to strawberries in... more »

State ag departments group sets 2023 federal policy focus

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) has established its federal policy goals for 2023. NASDA members, the state commissioners, secretaries and directors of agriculture, hand-selected seven issues to serve as the organization’s... more »

IFTA conference early registration deadline approaching

The deadline is nearing for early discounts at the International Fruit Tree Association’s Annual Conference and Tour. The event, scheduled for Feb. 12-15 at the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Michigan, includes two full... more »

New California laws affect ag

A handful of new California laws are expected to affect the Golden State's farm operations and agricultural production in the state. The new policies, , which went into effect New Year’s Day, relate to a... more »

Ed sessions shine at SE Regional Fruit & Veg Conference

Fruit Growers News managing editor Chris Koger is attending the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference in Savannah, Georgia. At the Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference, growers are attending sessions,... more »

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