Farmland

Jose Marquez with Arthur & Orum Well Drilling checks muddy water as it is discharged from a well drilling rig on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California. As the California drought continues, Central California farmers are hiring well drillers to seek water underground for their crops after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation stopped providing Central Valley farmers with any water from the federally run system of reservoirs and canals fed by mountain runoff. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drought Drying Up Farmers’ Wells; Study Predicts California Economy To Lose Billions, Thousands Of Jobs Lost

Farmers in pockets of California hardest hit by the drought could begin to see their wells run dry a year from now if rain and snow remain scarce in the agriculturally rich state, according to a study released Tuesday.

07/15/2014

California Aqueduct

California Water Officials Cutting Off Deliveries To Agencies Serving 25 Million Residents

Amid California’s drought, state officials have announced they won’t be able to provide water to agencies serving 25 million people and nearly 1 million acres of farmland.

01/31/2014

Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Governor Brown Unveils Delta Water Plan Amid Bay Area Opposition

California and federal officials have announced plans for a massive twin tunnel system to carry water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to Southern California farmland and cities.

07/25/2012

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California High-Speed Rail Faces New Legal Challenges

Farmers in the Central Valley have filed a pair of lawsuits claiming the path of the bullet train line will severely impact farming in the community.

06/03/2012

Santa Clara’s Last Piece Of Farmland Ready For Building

The days are numbered for the last piece of usable farmland in Santa Clara, slated to become housing for the elderly and those with limited means.

10/04/2011

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