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Governor Newsom Signs CCA-Sponsored SB 332

Press Release Provided by California Cattlemen’s Association On October 6th, Governor Gavin Newsom signed CCA-sponsored Senate Bill 332 (Dodd), legislation which incentivizes...
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State Seeks Public Comments on Draft Groundwater Management Principles and Strategies Related to Drinking...

Press Release Provided by California Department of Water Resources The Department of Water Resources and the State Water Resources Control Board have...

KCFB: Executive Director’s Report

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau September marks the beginning of autumn in the northern hemisphere and the start...

The Cattleman’s Corner OPINION: We Expect More From Entry Level Than the Executive Level

By Austin Snedden, Ranching Contributor, Valley Ag Voice We have all been in that uncomfortable situation when you go to a fast...
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

State Water Board Adopts Delta Curtailments

By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation The California State Water...
California Aqueduct

COMMENTARY: Who’s Actually Leading the State’s Water Infrastructure?

By Jenifer VanAlstein, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice California has been a state for nearly 200 years. One might think by now...
Mammoth Lakes during drought

Rural California Hammered as Drought Spreads

By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert With depleted reservoirs and...
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Governor Newsom Expands Drought Proclamation to Include Nine New Counties as Drought Conditions Persist...

This Second Expansion of the Emergency Drought Proclamation Now Covers 50 out of California’s 58 Counties and Calls for a 15%...
wildfire

Wildfire Insurance Legislation Heads to the Governor

By Kevin Hecteman, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation A bill that would allow California’s insurer of...
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DWR to Use Innovative Airborne Tech to Map State’s Groundwater Basins

Press Release Provided by California Department of Water Resources The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is using an innovative, helicopter-based technology...
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Senate Bill 419 Puts Central Valley Workers Out of Work

By Robert Acosta, PCL Construction California’s Central Valley has some of the highest unemployment rates in the state and it’s the reason...
West False River

Construction Begins on Emergency Drought Barrier in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Press Release Provided by the California Department of Water Resources In response to worsening drought conditions in California, today the Department of...
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The Cattleman’s Corner: OPINION: Park It

By Austin Snedden, Ranching Contributor, Valley Ag Voice The history of people in positions of power asking the commoners to do things...
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Governor’s Actions Point to Need for Long-term Water Investment

Press Release Provided by California Farm Bureau Federation Actions in a widened drought emergency order issued today by Gov. Gavin Newsom will...
Klamath River end at the Pacific Ocean, view from the Klamath overview in Klamath, California

SWC Response to Governor Newsom’s Expanded Drought Proclamation and New Drought and Water Resilience...

Press Release Provided by State Water Contractors On May 10, 2021 Governor Gavin Newsom announced the expansion of his April 21 Emergency...
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Irrigation Districts Look to Transfers as Water Dwindles

By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation With very little water to spare this drought...

Agriculture and Business Coalition Challenges Cal/OSHA Emergency Standards

Press Release Provided by the California Farm Bureau Federation A coalition of agricultural and business employers has filed a lawsuit in Los...
California aqueduct

Ongoing Litigation Muddies State’s Water Outlook

By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Amid long-term forecasts...
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Executive Order Aims to Conserve Land, Biodiversity

By Kevin HectemanAssistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation A new California Biodiversity Collaborative will help determine...
California State Capitol

Farm Bureau Expresses Disappointment in Governor’s Endorsement of Proposition 15

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Press Release Provided by the California Farm Bureau Federation Following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement of support for Proposition 15, the split-roll property...
Johnston Farms’ navel oranges.

Citrus Experiencing Mixed Results in Demand During COVID-19 Crisis

By Valley Ag Voice Staff Our worlds were turned upside down in March when we were faced with the overarching reality of...
Helen Madere Memorial Bridge over the Sacramento River at Rio Vista, CA. photo By Timothy Boomer

Newsom’s Choice: Fish or Farmers

By Valley Ag Voice Staff Every drop of water carries a story with it. That story’s length is determined by many factors,...
California aqueduct

ACWA Applauds Gov. Newsom Comments in Support of Voluntary Agreements

Press Release Provided By ACWA ACWA Executive Director Dave Eggerton issued the following statement in response to the announcement by California Gov....