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The quest for an aquifer alternative

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation was created in 1902 to aid agricultural development of arid Western states. A perfect candidate was Central Washington�... more »

Water stewardship crucial to growers’ operations

With water becoming an increasingly valuable commodity, potato growers are challenged to soak up every drop of this essential resource. Today, access ... more »

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A Yuma County coalition shares the importance of agricultural water in Colorado River Basin

A prolonged drought in the west is making the fate of the Colorado River less certain. As a result, Yuma County Agriculture Water Coalition and Yuma F... more »

Water Woes in Idaho

All water is not created equal in Idaho. There are senior water rights and junior water rights. What is formally called the law of prior appropriatio... more »

Hearing raises concerns about impact of WOTUS rule

A congressional hearing on the effects of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule drew criticism of the rule, with speakers testifying that it im... more »

Tracing the potato’s path

True innovation solves a problem, and Soiltech Wireless was born from common issues potato growers faced regarding affordable ways to monito... more »

New Waters of the U.S. rule creates regulatory uncertainty for farmers

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... more »

EPA and Army finalize rule establishing WOTUS definition and restoring water protections

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of the Army (the agencies) announced Dec. 26 a final rule establishing a durabl... more »

Career Tech agriscience students monitor water use at potato farm

With the Great Lakes, 11,000 inland lakes and tens of thousands of miles of rivers and streams, Michigan is a water wonderland. But the state — like... more »

Drain tiles manage excess water in fields

There are few tools that farmers can use to expand marketing windows, to get a slight jump-start on supplying fresh fruit and vegetables to restaurant... more »

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