West

Washington officials respond to worsening drought conditions in the West

In response to worsening drought conditions in the West, including in areas like the Klamath River Basin, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack released the fo... more »

‘Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management’ course set

April 12 is the final registration date for this five-day virtual course that incorporates the fundamentals of fruit and nut tree biology and agronomic practices. more »

Pistachio growers, processors in Arizona create $92M in economic impact

Arizona's pistachio acreage may seem modest when compared to the industry leader, but second place still means significant economic activity in the state. more »

California pistachio growers, processors create $5.2B economic impact

With a 56% increase in acreage in California over four years, and a ripple effect into neighboring Arizona and New Mexico, the pistachio industry generates big economic activity. more »

Webinar series focuses on climate change impact on Southern California

Drought, wildfires, agricultural adaptation. This free webinar helps explain the science and implications of climate change in this region. more »

Total yearly rainfall down by average of four inches over last half century

Steadily warming temperatures, more erratic and less frequent rains. The West is seeing widespread changes in precipitation. more »

Food safety, quality assurance and sustainability expert joins Western Growers

Afreen Malik brings her science background and industry certifications to Western Growers as the new science programs director. more »

Watershed needs stressed in coalition communication to Biden administration

With Western states again facing water woes, a coalition of more than 200 agricultural organizations and water districts are pushing for better investment in aging water facilities. more »

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