Cotton Acreage May Be Lowest Since the 1920s

The downward spiral of California cotton plantings will continue this year, with only 170,000 estimated acres. Roger Isom, president of the California Cotton Growers Association, told members at the association’s 25th annual meeting in Visalia there were three reasons for the lowest total cotton acres planted since the 1920s. “Water, prices and competing crops are […]

County Details Top Priorities Identified in Water Study

County officials have detailed their top priorities derived from the Tulare Lake Basin Disadvantaged Community Water Study. On February 18, Tulare County Supervisor Allen Ishida and Senior Administrative Analyst – Water Resources Denise England testified before the State of California’s Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials during an Oversight Hearing on “Tulare County’s […]