Below is a statement by Mike Wade, Executive Director of the California Farm Water Coalition. An updated study released today by the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences provides a glimpse of the consequences of water supply shortages for the state of California. These effects will […]
Have you been hearing more about California agriculture lately? Learn something new about California’s agriculture by exploring our fast and fun series of radio shorts – Farm Water Minutes!Continue reading
California is the leading producer of fresh citrus in the country! California’s citrus farmers grow nearly 77% of the country’s fresh market citrus. (Florida’s citrus primarily goes to making orange juice!)
California leads the nation in tomato production, producing approximately 95% of the nation’s tomatoes.
Today, February 26, is National Pistachio Day! To help celebrate we’ve brought together some fun facts, while some of California’s food bloggers and Setton Farms have teamed up to bring us some very special recipes.Continue reading
There has been a lot of attention in the media this week to the subject of groundwater overdraft and subsidence, or settling of the land when groundwater is pumped. While this is an extremely important issue for California, people should remember that not all overdraft is the same and “one size fits all” solutions are a mistake.Continue reading