What Is SGMA? Here Are the Basics.

By Lois Henry SJV.org The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act was passed in 2014 and enacted in 2015. It aims to stop groundwater overpumping in critically overdrafted basins by 2040 and bring them int...
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What Follows Rain in Valley Winters? Fog, of Course.

After a wet start to December, including more than a half-inch of rain Sunday, the Fresno area is expected to dry out. But watch out for fog. The forecast from the National Weather Service-Hanford calls for little or no rain. That may change over the weeken...
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Farmers Don’t Need to Read the Science. We Are Living It.

The New York Times Subscription FIREBAUGH, Calif. — Many farmers probably haven’t read the new report from the United Nations warning of threats to the global food supply from climate change and land misuse. But we don’t need to read the science — ...