water

USDA offering $42 million in drought-related incentives for growers

In response to historic drought conditions, the USDA is offering $41.8 million through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to help agr... READ MORE »

Western farmers to Senate: Water infrastructure need is ‘critical’

Citing an “acute and critical need” magnified by another all-too-familiar drought, a national coalition representing thousands of Western farmers,... READ MORE »

American Farm Bureau president to visit Idaho to learn about dams

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall will join other national farm industry leaders June 15-16 at the Port of Lewiston for an inform... READ MORE »

Washington budget includes $22 million for Columbia Basin irrigation projects

The State of Washington's $6 billion capital budget included several irrigation projects supporting the Columbia Basin Project. Funded projects inc... READ MORE »

USDA offering drought-focused incentives for Klamath Basin

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Oregon and California have announced $1.8 million in Environme... READ MORE »

Wisconsin growers hope for say in Central Sands water management

In reaction to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) recently released Central Sands Lakes Study, Tamas Houlihan, executive director of... READ MORE »

Klamath Basin irrigators expect little water this year, USDA issues funds

With a water allocation announcement expected this week from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Klamath Basin irrigators say they expect to receive littl... READ MORE »

USDA, Department of Interior release statement on drought conditions

In response to worsening drought conditions in the West, including in areas like the Klamath River Basin, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Se... READ MORE »

New smart water use resource available for farmers

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education’s (SARE) newly revised Smart Water Use on Your Farm or Ranch discusses how producers are using innova... READ MORE »

Western ag groups urge new administration, congress to address water infrastructure

A national coalition of over 200 agricultural organizations and urban and rural water districts is urging President-elect Joe Biden and congressional ... READ MORE »


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