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Ag Today Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Scary times for California farmers as snowpack hits record lows [National Public Radio] The water outlook in drought-racked California just got a lot worse: Snowpack levels across the entire Sierra Nevada are now the lowest in recorded history — just 6 percent of the long-term average….And it has huge implications for tens of millions of people who depend on water flowing downstream from melting snow — including the nation's most productive farming region, the California Central Valley. Last year was already a tough year at La Jolla Farming in Delano, Calif. Or as farm manager Jerry Schlitz puts it, "Last...

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Ag Today Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Scary times for California farmers as snowpack hits record lows [National Public Radio] The water outlook in drought-racked California just got a lot worse: Snowpack levels across the entire Sierra Nevada are now the lowest in recorded history — just 6 percent of the long-term average….And it has huge implications for tens of millions of people who depend on water flowing downstream from melting snow — including the nation's most productive farming region, the California Central Valley. Last year was already a tough year at La Jolla Farming in Delano, Calif. Or as farm manager Jerry Schlitz puts it, "Last...

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Ag Today Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Scary times for California farmers as snowpack hits record lows [National Public Radio] The water outlook in drought-racked California just got a lot worse: Snowpack levels across the entire Sierra Nevada are now the lowest in recorded history — just 6 percent of the long-term average….And it has huge implications for tens of millions of people who depend on water flowing downstream from melting snow — including the nation's most productive farming region, the California Central Valley. Last year was already a tough year at La Jolla Farming in Delano, Calif. Or as farm manager Jerry Schlitz puts it, "Last...

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Ag Today Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Scary times for California farmers as snowpack hits record lows [National Public Radio] The water outlook in drought-racked California just got a lot worse: Snowpack levels across the entire Sierra Nevada are now the lowest in recorded history — just 6 percent of the long-term average….And it has huge implications for tens of millions of people who depend on water flowing downstream from melting snow — including the nation's most productive farming region, the California Central Valley. Last year was already a tough year at La Jolla Farming in Delano, Calif. Or as farm manager Jerry Schlitz puts it, "Last...

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Ag Today Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Billions in water spending not enough, officials say [Palm Springs Desert Sun] California's water infrastructure is in crisis, and even billions of dollars in state funding won't be nearly enough to solve the problem, local and national water leaders said at a conference in Indian Wells on Monday. Former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and longtime Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters headlined the event, which was hosted by the California Utility Executive Management Association, a nonprofit that supports water utility officials. Surrounded by the lush landscaping of the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa — and the resort's 36-hole golf facility...

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Ag Today Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Billions in water spending not enough, officials say [Palm Springs Desert Sun] California's water infrastructure is in crisis, and even billions of dollars in state funding won't be nearly enough to solve the problem, local and national water leaders said at a conference in Indian Wells on Monday. Former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and longtime Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters headlined the event, which was hosted by the California Utility Executive Management Association, a nonprofit that supports water utility officials. Surrounded by the lush landscaping of the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa — and the resort's 36-hole golf facility...

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Ag Today Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Billions in water spending not enough, officials say [Palm Springs Desert Sun] California's water infrastructure is in crisis, and even billions of dollars in state funding won't be nearly enough to solve the problem, local and national water leaders said at a conference in Indian Wells on Monday. Former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and longtime Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters headlined the event, which was hosted by the California Utility Executive Management Association, a nonprofit that supports water utility officials. Surrounded by the lush landscaping of the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa — and the resort's 36-hole golf facility...

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Ag Today Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Billions in water spending not enough, officials say [Palm Springs Desert Sun] California's water infrastructure is in crisis, and even billions of dollars in state funding won't be nearly enough to solve the problem, local and national water leaders said at a conference in Indian Wells on Monday. Former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and longtime Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters headlined the event, which was hosted by the California Utility Executive Management Association, a nonprofit that supports water utility officials. Surrounded by the lush landscaping of the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa — and the resort's 36-hole golf facility...

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Ag Today Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Billions in water spending not enough, officials say [Palm Springs Desert Sun] California's water infrastructure is in crisis, and even billions of dollars in state funding won't be nearly enough to solve the problem, local and national water leaders said at a conference in Indian Wells on Monday. Former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and longtime Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters headlined the event, which was hosted by the California Utility Executive Management Association, a nonprofit that supports water utility officials. Surrounded by the lush landscaping of the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa — and the resort's 36-hole golf facility...

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Ag Today Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Billions in water spending not enough, officials say [Palm Springs Desert Sun] California's water infrastructure is in crisis, and even billions of dollars in state funding won't be nearly enough to solve the problem, local and national water leaders said at a conference in Indian Wells on Monday. Former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and longtime Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters headlined the event, which was hosted by the California Utility Executive Management Association, a nonprofit that supports water utility officials. Surrounded by the lush landscaping of the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa — and the resort's 36-hole golf facility...

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