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09 Dec Drought Fact Sheet – May 2015 (revised 5-26-15)

California Agriculture Drought Fact Sheet Revised May 26, 2015, May 20, 2015 In California, 50 percent of the water is used to protect the environment. About 40 percent goes to farms and the other 10 percent goes to urban areas. California Water Plan Update, 2013 Crop production per acre-foot of water...

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03 Dec Why Farm a Desert – Part 2

Click here to read Why Farm a Desert – Part 1. The whole farming the desert conversation was started by journalists far from the fields. To them it just doesn’t make sense. So……they get on their keyboards and write stories about what we do here in...

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23 Nov We Might Get to Vote on HSR Again!

The only people who ever have anything good to say about high-speed rail work for high-speed rail. Almost every promise made by enthusiasts have been broken. We don't think we need to go down the list again. A 2016 ballot measure would "redirect the remaining $8...

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18 Nov Why California environmentalists hate water

GOLDEN STATE GOES BROWN: Gov. California Jerry Brown (left) with his father, the state’s big-thinking former governor. Environmentalists don’t really care about an endangered bait fish. California’s war over water is about population control SACRAMENTO — Until the 1970s, when Jerry Brown first became California’s governor, state...

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