Big Agriculture Adopting Technology To Increase EfficiencyAgriculture is embracing technology to become more efficient, and startups are interacting with industry leaders to develop the best tools.
California Farmers Reap Record Sales Despite Historic DroughtCalifornia farmers recorded $53.5 billion in sales n 2014, the same year Gov. Jerry Brown declared the state in a drought emergency.
California Farmers Reaping Record Sales In Spite Of DroughtA new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the drought.
Despite El Niño Storms, Central Valley Farmers Brace For Continued DroughtFarmers in the San Joaquin Valley are bracing to receive no irrigation water from a federal system of reservoirs and canals for a third consecutive year.
Judge Rejects California Farmers' Challenge To Water CutsA California judge has rejected a challenge by a farmers' group to agricultural water cuts sought by state regulators during the drought.
California Proposes Historic $1.5M Fine Aimed At Farms For Taking WaterThe California water board has proposed the first-of-its-kind, $1.5 million fine for water-taking during the drought.
California Orders Irrigation District To Stop Pumping Water Or Pay $10K A DayCalifornia has issued its first cease and desist order telling an irrigation district to stop pumping water under this year's tightened drought regulations.
Bay Area Company CropX Uses Sensors And App To Maximize Water Use For CropsCropX allows farmers to use wireless sensors that send soil readings to the cloud and the startup's software determines how much water different areas of the field need.
Water Officials Announce Largest Cuts On Record For California FarmersDrought-stricken California has ordered the largest cuts on record to farmers holding some of the state's strongest water rights.
$320 Million Earmarked For CA Drought-Relief Sitting Untapped In Government Bank AccountsWeeks after he declared a state of emergency, Gov. Jerry Brown's administration set aside $687 million to help house farmworkers and others struggling in drought-devastated counties. Nearly half of it has not been awarded or spent.
California Drought To Cost Billions; Farmers Still 2.5M Acre-Feet Short Despite Drilling For WaterA new forecast says the economic impact of California’s drought will grow by $500 million in 2015, to $2.7 billion.
California Farmers Propose Ways To Save Water, Avoid Steeper CutsThe farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta east of San Francisco proposed the deal to spare themselves deeper mandatory cuts later.