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Foothill Agrarian
Images from the Drought

Feb 7, 2014
Images from the Drought

As you might imagine, the dry winter (and it's ramifications, both short- and long-term) have been the dominant topic of conversation among farmers and ranchers this winter.  I wanted to share a few images that represent the drought and it's impac...

Foothill Agrarian
Still a Drought…

Feb 7, 2014
Still a Drought…

It's finally raining here!  It's been so long, I almost forgot where I'd stashed my rain gear!  While this rain has done wonders for my attitude, the drought is still a long way from being over - here's why:First, our normal rainfall in Aubur...

California Rice Commission
Welcoming Rain

Welcoming Rain

Grower Punch Haskell comments on the rainfall that has reached Sacramento Valley rice country. Read his comments

California Rice Commission
New Blog- A Growing Education

New Blog- A Growing Education

Lauren LaGrande writes about her experiences at Oregon State University and the interest classmates have to learn about Sacramento Valley rice country.Read her blog

Appeal Democrat
Colusa Farm Show: Tilling up tractor history

"I've got a green and red fever," said Jim Escheman.

FOX40
New Hope Dairy Farm in Galt is turning cow manure into energy

Feb 5, 2014

Sabrina Rodriguez Spotlights Galt where New Hope Dairy Farm teams up with SMUD to take cow manure and transform it into energy.


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California Rice Commission
New Photos- Sacramento Valley in Winter

New Photos- Sacramento  Valley in Winter

Dry conditions aside, the Sacramento Valley is beautiful in winter. Here's the latest from Brian Baer. View the album

Appeal Democrat
Almond growers fret about water

Water, or the lack of it, was the topic of concern for more than 100 people who attended Tuesday's South Sacramento Valley Winter Almond Meeting.

The Sacramento Bee
Missouri Attorney General challenges California egg law

Missouri's attorney general has asked a federal court to strike down a California law regulating the living conditions of chickens, setting up a cross-country battle that pits new animal protections against the economic interests of Midwestern farmers.

California Rice Commission
New CRC Blog- Gold Rush town a symbol of the depth of the drought

New CRC Blog- Gold Rush town a  symbol of the depth of the drought

A historic discovery at Folsom Lake symbolizes the dry spell that is affecting the entire state.Read the blog

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