Water

Revised FSMA water rule open to constructive comments

With the release of the proposed produce safety water rule (Subpart E) under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has tried to address some major concerns with the... more »

Cover crops offset their water use by aiding soil moisture retention

Cover crop research conducted by a team of university researchers is now helping to inform and shape policy to implement the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) in several San Joaquin Valley counties. [caption id="" align="aligncenter"... more »

Critical funding hurdle cleared for Sites Reservoir

The atmospheric river storm that brought some rain and snow to the parched state may serve as a reminder that California is still waiting to build planned infrastructure for storing water in wet years for... more »

In-field soil moisture probes, aerial insights integrated by Ceres Imaging

Ceres Imaging, a precision irrigation company that helps farmers build more profitable and more sustainable operations, has announced that it will offer soil moisture probes as part of its precision irrigation subscription service to growers... more »

California judge reviews biological opinions in water dispute

A federal judge is reviewing a proposed order requesting approval of an interim operations plan for 2022 that would affect Central Valley Project and State Water Project agricultural water users. U.S. District Court Judge Dale... more »

California water dispute spurs judge’s review of biological opinions

A federal judge is reviewing a proposed order requesting approval of an interim operations plan for 2022 that would affect Central Valley Project and State Water Project agricultural water users. U.S. District Court Judge Dale... more »

Proposed rule revises definition of ‘waters of the United States’

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall issued a statement Nov. 18 on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule to replace the Navigable Waters Protection Rule. “AFBF is disappointed EPA is returning to an overly... more »

California calls on local agencies to protect groundwater

For the first time in California history, local agencies and groundwater users are required to form groundwater sustainability agencies and develop and implement plans to guide how they will achieve groundwater basin sustainability goals over... more »

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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

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