As California experiences wild swings in climate from drought to floods, critics of the state’s water rights system seek to overhaul rules that date back to California’s founding in 1850.
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The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Office of Pesticide Consultation and Analysis (OPCA) is now accepting grant applications for its Biologically Integrated Farming Systems Grant Pro... more »
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has announced the availability of grant funding for two pilot block grant programs under the Healthy Soils Program and the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program. more »
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has awarded $1.1 million in funding to support two integrated pest management technical assistance (TA) projects. The projects will help grower... more »
The March 2023 heavy rain has impacted many California growers. To assist the agriculture industry the California Department of Food and Agriculture developed a website page that provides a listing of... more »
California regulators recently approved AgBiome Inc.’s Theia fungicide use in the state. This fungicide can be used throughout the U.S. to treat numerous plant diseases in fruit, vegetable and tree ... more »
A weekend storm flooded northern California, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate their farms, homes and businesses. The storm caused massive damage and may put many growers and farmworkers out of business, according to reports. more »
California braces for more rains and flooding, all stemming from an “atmospheric river” phenomenon.
Forecasters have issued flood watches, winter storm warnings, watches and advisories, wind ad... more »
Preventative treatment with the right fungicides should give better disease control compared to spraying after infection once symptoms appear. more »
The registration allows up to two applications under anticipated cold or freezing conditions on almonds, but is prohibited after petal fall. more »