Water

Resource Innovation Institute welcomes new producer-partners

The Resource Innovation Institute (RII) welcomes its latest round of producer-partners planning to benchmark their energy- and water-efficiency performance metrics as part of a USDA-funded project aimed at encouraging innovation and resource efficiency in the... more »

Interpoma award to focus on water management in apple orchards

Interpoma, the only international trade show dedicated to apples, will return to the Fiera Bolzano Exhibition Center from Nov. 17-19 with an even greater focus on sustainability. Innovative technologies that can be used to optimize... more »

Water in 2022 looks dismal as snowpack melts

The optimism spurred by heavy snowstorms in December has melted away, and the 2022 water year is now looking bleak. After facing the driest recorded January and February in state history, California Department of Water... more »

IFPA submits comments on proposed ag water changes in Produce Safety Rule

Support for regulations with flexibility that allow fruit and vegetable growers to manage risks unique to their production environment as well as calls for a final rule were among the key messages delivered by the... more »

Drought means no US water for irrigators in California

Zero. That's how much water is being allocated to Central Valley Project irrigation contractors north and south of the delta this year. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's announcement last week marked the second year in... more »

California Farm Bureau president responds to Central Valley Project announcement

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced Feb. 23 that it anticipates zero water allocations this year from the Central Valley Project, likely marking the second straight year that California farmers and ranchers will be denied... more »

Retired cranberry bog restorations pursued in New England

Cranberry farming was once a prominent industry in southeastern Massachusetts. Today,  however, the cranberry industry is shifting to other areas of the U. S. and Canada. Many New England cranberry bogs are retiring, and efforts are... more »

California agencies working to sustain groundwater

A new era of groundwater management in California continues to take shape as local agencies develop and implement plans that identify how they intend to achieve groundwater sustainability goals over the next 20 years. "The... more »

Current Issue

May 2022 issue of Fruit Growers News

IFG adds cherry focus to influence industry progression

Growers feel fertilizer, input cost crunch

Research station trees boosted by Michigan group

Grower, researcher look at the viability of FruitScout

Texas vineyard succeeds in hostile growing climate

Farm Market column: Project shows markets are essential businesses

Ag Labor Review column: Heat is on to keep protecting workers on the farm

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