Populations of endangered Southern California steelhead have declined from historic levels of as many as 45,000 returning adult fish to perhaps fewer than 100 today.
We teamed up with Netafim USA at this year’s Western United Dairymen convention to talk to dairy producers about using liquid manure in drip irrigation systems.
In the midst of a four-year drought, a group of farmers, farm advisors and water managers met to discuss capturing & recharging groundwater basins using floodwater – once the rains begin.
California’s persistent drought has underscored groundwater as a crucial source of water. Unfortunately, groundwater has been drastically over-pumped and the tools needed to manage groundwater effectively haven’t always been available.