UC Davis Study Shows Central Valley Farmland a Major Source of Air PollutionA major contributor to harmful smog in California comes from the heavily-fertilized soil in the Central Valley, according to a new study from UC Davis.
Agricultural Demand For Water Has California’s Central Valley Sinking FastInch by inch, a critical, gravity-fed canal system is collapsing in California's Central Valley.
Agricultural Demand For Water Has California’s Central Valley Sinking FastInch by inch, a critical, gravity-fed canal system is collapsing in California's Central Valley.
Central Valley Farmers Fight Fears of Drought as Long Dry Spell Stretches Into New YearStockton usually gets about 3 1/3 inches of rain in December. Last month, the area only saw 0.05 of an inch.
Marin County to Preserve Undeveloped Ranch Land Owned by Metallica Co-FounderThe Marin County Board of Supervisors will consider creating a 1,000-acre agricultural conservation easement that would require the land to be used for economically-viable agriculture.
California Heat Wave Crushed Grape Growers' Dreams Of Fruitful HarvestThe record head that baked Northern California over the Labor Day weekend left wine grapes shriveling on the vines, reducing many of them to raisins before the normal harvest.
Proposal Would Commit California To Slow Shrinking Of Salton SeaThe plan involves building ponds at the ends of the salty, desert lake which has suffered a string of environmental setbacks since the 1970s.
Heat Wave Leaves Cow Carcasses Piled Up in Central ValleyFresno, Kings and Tulare counties are allowing dairy farmers to bury or compost hundreds of carcasses because a rendering plant is overwhelmed.