Ag, business groups plead with California to act on water issues

Agriculture and business groups are imploring California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state's legislature to set clear goals for boosting water storage a... continue reading »

California bill aims to buy water rights from farmers

A California state senator is proposing to use $1.5 billion in taxpayer funds to buy water rights from farmers. By doing so, according to Sen. Bob ... continue reading »

Informing on the FSMA water quality rule

While we’re waiting for the dust to settle around newly proposed changes to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) agricultural water requirements... continue reading »

FDA seeks comment on proposed revision to produce water safety rule

With the release of the proposed produce safety water rule (Subpart E) under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food & Drug Admini... continue reading »

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Flows to increase; California water districts cry foul

California Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration has informed regional water districts that it will move forward with a plan to increase flows from San J... continue reading »

NASA, USDA launch water-tracking system to monitor Western US

As California weathers another drought, tools that can help farmers and ranchers maximize the water they do get are being sharpened. The newest eff... continue reading »

California growers jeer water resiliency bill removal

In response to California State Senator Melissa Hurtado being forced to pull SB 559 — also known as the State Water Resiliency Act of 2021 — after... continue reading »

Center for Produce Safety has upcoming webinars on water treatment, cyclospora

The Center for Produce Safety is planning two upcoming produce safety webinars. Agricultural Water Treatment 10-11 a.m. PT Wednesday, Aug. 11 The... continue reading »

California moves forward on groundwater sustainability plan

The California Department of Water Resources has released its first assessments of groundwater sustainability plans developed by local agencies to mee... continue reading »