Regional districts file suit over state water supply cuts

California’s reservoirs are nearly empty due to historic drought conditions. Water supplies for many farmers are curtailed or cut off entirely, leaving them to hope that Mother Nature brings winter rain and snowpack to rescue them next year. But, until then, irrigation districts in several Central Valley farm communities are going to court, challenging the […]

National Ag, Water Coalition applauds Senate passage of infrastructure bill

With nearly two-thirds of the West experiencing extreme or exceptional drought conditions, and more than 90 active wildfires burning across the U.S., a national coalition representing thousands of Western farmers, ranchers, water providers, businesses and communities underscored the significance of Senate passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act today and urged the House […]

World Ag Expo presents Valley Children’s Healthcare with $68,400 check through Toyota Tundra Giveaway

The International Agri-Center®, World Ag Expo®, and the Central Valley Toyota Dealers presented a check in the amount of $68,400 to the Guilds of Valley Children’s Healthcare on July 9 in Tulare, CA. While COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the 2021 World Ag Expo® live event, the Guilds of Valley Children’s Healthcare created pandemic-friendly ways […]

Citrus Research Board awarded $3.4m to fund HLB research

The Citrus Research Board (CRB) has been awarded $3,438,059 in funding from the Huanglongbing Multi-Agency Coordination Group (HLB MAC) to support its California Focused Citrus Research and Field Trials (CRaFT). The overarching goal of the CRaFT project is to demonstrate additional mitigations to improve psyllid control within commercial citrus groves across the various citrus growing […]

National coalition presses for water supply infrastructure

Citing an “acute and critical need” magnified by another all-too-familiar drought, a national coalition representing thousands of Western farmers, ranchers, water providers, businesses and communities urged Senate leaders yesterday to take action to address the shortcomings of aging water infrastructure. In a letter to Chairman Joe Manchin and Ranking Member John Barrasso of the Committee […]