water

Colorado ag drought resiliency projects: request for proposals

The Colorado Ag Water Alliance has funding available to support incubator projects on farms and ranches throughout Colorado. Projects should demons... READ 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... READ MORE »

Lower Snake River dams’ value effectively irreplaceable in meeting region’s decarbonization goals

Breaching the dams would cost $15 billion just to replace energy value, increase greenhouse gas emissions, and make decarbonizing the grid by 2045 alm... READ MORE »

Drought Resilience Interagency Working Group releases summary report, marking one year since interagency coordination

The Biden-Harris Administration released June 1 the Drought Resilience Interagency Working Group’s (IWG) Summary Report outlining the actions taken ... READ MORE »

USDA-NRCS releases May Idaho water report

USDA Natural Resources and Conservation Services (NRCS) released the Water Supply Outlook Report for May. Even with April rains and an addition to s... READ MORE »

Klamath Basin producers in California facing water shortages

Food production along the California-Oregon border will likely be significantly curtailed after the federal government announced April 11 that it inte... READ MORE »

FDA seeks comments on produce safety water rule revision

With the release of the proposed produce safety water rule (Subpart E) under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food & Drug Admini... READ MORE »

Western Growers reacts to infrastructure bill passage in House

In response to the Nov. 5 passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, Western Growers President & ... READ MORE »

USDA, NASA team up to launch Western US water-tracking system

As California weathers another drought, tools that can help farmers and ranchers maximize the water they do get are being sharpened. The newest eff... READ MORE »

Water problems hinder Western food producers

In September, when funding was gutted for a much-anticipated water bill, then withdrawn from the floor of the California state legislature, growers re... READ MORE »


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