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Ag Today Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Orchard removal business hot when water is scarce [KXTV, Sacramento] G and F Orchard Removal is one of those businesses that gets very busy when water is scarce in the Central Valley. Growers choosing to save younger orchards will have older orchards taken out when water restrictions are tight. "You can see a lot of them have bud failure, no leaves, they're in stress mode. It takes a toll on trees for future use as well," Stanislaus County walnut and almond grower Paul Wenger said….Wenger is having 20 acres of walnut trees removed later this week. Business at G and...

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Ag Today Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Orchard removal business hot when water is scarce [KXTV, Sacramento] G and F Orchard Removal is one of those businesses that gets very busy when water is scarce in the Central Valley. Growers choosing to save younger orchards will have older orchards taken out when water restrictions are tight. "You can see a lot of them have bud failure, no leaves, they're in stress mode. It takes a toll on trees for future use as well," Stanislaus County walnut and almond grower Paul Wenger said….Wenger is having 20 acres of walnut trees removed later this week. Business at G and...

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Ag Today Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Orchard removal business hot when water is scarce [KXTV, Sacramento] G and F Orchard Removal is one of those businesses that gets very busy when water is scarce in the Central Valley. Growers choosing to save younger orchards will have older orchards taken out when water restrictions are tight. "You can see a lot of them have bud failure, no leaves, they're in stress mode. It takes a toll on trees for future use as well," Stanislaus County walnut and almond grower Paul Wenger said….Wenger is having 20 acres of walnut trees removed later this week. Business at G and...

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Ag Today Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Orchard removal business hot when water is scarce [KXTV, Sacramento] G and F Orchard Removal is one of those businesses that gets very busy when water is scarce in the Central Valley. Growers choosing to save younger orchards will have older orchards taken out when water restrictions are tight. "You can see a lot of them have bud failure, no leaves, they're in stress mode. It takes a toll on trees for future use as well," Stanislaus County walnut and almond grower Paul Wenger said….Wenger is having 20 acres of walnut trees removed later this week. Business at G and...

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Ag Today Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Orchard removal business hot when water is scarce [KXTV, Sacramento] G and F Orchard Removal is one of those businesses that gets very busy when water is scarce in the Central Valley. Growers choosing to save younger orchards will have older orchards taken out when water restrictions are tight. "You can see a lot of them have bud failure, no leaves, they're in stress mode. It takes a toll on trees for future use as well," Stanislaus County walnut and almond grower Paul Wenger said….Wenger is having 20 acres of walnut trees removed later this week. Business at G and...

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Ag Today Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Orchard removal business hot when water is scarce [KXTV, Sacramento] G and F Orchard Removal is one of those businesses that gets very busy when water is scarce in the Central Valley. Growers choosing to save younger orchards will have older orchards taken out when water restrictions are tight. "You can see a lot of them have bud failure, no leaves, they're in stress mode. It takes a toll on trees for future use as well," Stanislaus County walnut and almond grower Paul Wenger said….Wenger is having 20 acres of walnut trees removed later this week. Business at G and...

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Ag Today Monday, April 6, 2015

California Gov. Brown defends scope of water restrictions [Wall Street Journal] California Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday defended the scope of new mandatory water restrictions in the Golden State, pushing back against the idea of applying them to the farming industry, which uses the bulk of the water in the state. Extending the limits to the agricultural industry would amplify harm to agriculture producers already suffering through the state’s four-year drought, Mr. Brown said on ABC’s “This Week.” “There are people in agriculture that are really suffering,” he said….Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) also on Sunday said the drought is...

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Ag Today Monday, April 6, 2015

California Gov. Brown defends scope of water restrictions [Wall Street Journal] California Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday defended the scope of new mandatory water restrictions in the Golden State, pushing back against the idea of applying them to the farming industry, which uses the bulk of the water in the state. Extending the limits to the agricultural industry would amplify harm to agriculture producers already suffering through the state’s four-year drought, Mr. Brown said on ABC’s “This Week.” “There are people in agriculture that are really suffering,” he said….Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) also on Sunday said the drought is...

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Ag Today Monday, April 6, 2015

California Gov. Brown defends scope of water restrictions [Wall Street Journal] California Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday defended the scope of new mandatory water restrictions in the Golden State, pushing back against the idea of applying them to the farming industry, which uses the bulk of the water in the state. Extending the limits to the agricultural industry would amplify harm to agriculture producers already suffering through the state’s four-year drought, Mr. Brown said on ABC’s “This Week.” “There are people in agriculture that are really suffering,” he said….Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) also on Sunday said the drought is...

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Ag Today Monday, April 6, 2015

California Gov. Brown defends scope of water restrictions [Wall Street Journal] California Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday defended the scope of new mandatory water restrictions in the Golden State, pushing back against the idea of applying them to the farming industry, which uses the bulk of the water in the state. Extending the limits to the agricultural industry would amplify harm to agriculture producers already suffering through the state’s four-year drought, Mr. Brown said on ABC’s “This Week.” “There are people in agriculture that are really suffering,” he said….Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) also on Sunday said the drought is...

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