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2018 Was a Record-Setting Year for Fresno County Farmers

Fresno County farmers and ranchers shattered the yearly record for the value of what they produced by nearly a billion dollars in 2018. Despite below-average surface water supplies, their crops and livestock totaled $7.888 billion last year, according to th...

Water Rights Changes Coming? Dan Walters Stirs the Pot

In his Feb.  25 CALmatters column, Dan Walters discusses the upcoming battle over rights in California’s “water war.” Walters explains that tensions over California’s complicated water rights system appeared to be coming to a head during the recent drought,...