As a young boy in Redding, Calif., Don Cameron remembers wild grapes growing happily from roots submerged in creek water. Years later, on his way to and from work during the winter of 1982-83, he kept an eye on a vineyard flooded by the brimming San Joaquin River. Come fall that year, he marveled over…
From construction to capture: Laguna Irrigation District recharge basin receiving flood flows for the first time. Photos by Scott Sills. Rain has returned to many parts of California, and we’re pleased to share an update on a multi-partner effort you may be familiar with: the Laguna Irrigation District dedicated groundwater recharge basin. An alliance of…
Forbes recently hosted its second-annual AgTech Summit in Salinas, which Sustainable Conservation’s Daniel Mountjoy joined for a panel discussion exploring how California’s farming industry is adapting to a “new normal” of water scarcity.
A unique alliance of public, private and nonprofit leaders unveiled a pioneering project to improve water resiliency in the San Joaquin Valley.
California’s drought has had worrisome impacts. Necessity, however, is the mother of invention – and we’ve partnered with farmers, irrigation districts & researchers to achieve just that.
Enjoy this video of our October 20th ‘Weathering the Drought: Farming Solutions for a Thriving California’ event featuring a diverse and experienced group of speakers addressing the challenging issue of California agriculture, drought, climate change, economy, and more.
Drip irrigation is demonstrating promise as one way dairy farms in California can improve water efficiency and apply on-farm nutrients to crops at the same time.
California’s Central Coast is one of the most beautiful places in the state and home to one of the state’s key agricultural regions. And should agriculture suffer, so to will those coastal communities.