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Ag Today Tuesday, October 7, 2014

October 7, 2014


Water for Coachella Valley farms untouched by drought [Palm Springs Desert Sun]
One of the most extreme droughts in California's history has been hitting agriculture hard, forcing cutbacks in water deliveries in parts of the Central Valley and leaving more than 400,000 acres of farmland fallow and dry...
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Ag Today Friday, October 3, 2014

October 7, 2014


Environmentalists divided over water projects [Associated Press]
A proposal on the November ballot to borrow billions of dollars to build reservoirs and restore watersheds has divided California's environmental community over fears that it could open the way for salmon-killing dams or giveaways to corporate fruit and nut growers...
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Ag Today Wednesday, October 1, 2014

October 7, 2014


October begins water year with prospect of tighter restrictions [Los Angeles Times]
As the state ends the fourth-driest water year on record with no guarantee of significant rain and snowfall this winter, Californians face the prospect of stricter rationing and meager irrigation deliveries for agriculture...
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December 31, 1969

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October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014

Tomato harvest will be plentiful, Researchers seek drought-tolerant beans, Biosensor checks olive oil quality, 'Sniffer dogs' may help fight plant disease Read More

October 15, 2014

October 15, 2014

Drought affects agricultural tourism, Unmanned aircraft could help on farms, UC works with urban farmers, Chicken farm competes in entrepreneurship contest Read More

October 8, 2014

October 8, 2014

Drought brings investment in irrigation technology, Lack of water affects chili peppers, Wildfire smoke slows hay production, Loan options expand for new farmers Read More

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Broccoli and cheese

October 16, 2014

Chai spiced baked pears

October 16, 2014

Creamy pear dressing

October 16, 2014

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