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Salinas Valley protects itself from drought

- Analysis
The water crisis has especially hit the vastly productive San Joaquin Valley, where this year’s news roughly corresponds to everyone’s most horrific fears from 30 years ago.

Western Growers releases video series on drought

- General News
In “No Water = No Crops,” a series of videos released today by Western Growers, three California farmers show the impact the drought is having on their operations, and the cascading losses that result to farmworkers and their communities.

USDA projects smaller crop for California almonds

- General News
The California Almond Objective Measurement Report, published Monday by the United States Department of Agriculture-National Agricultural Statistics Service, estimates that the 2021 crop will come in at 2.8 billion meat pounds, 10 percent below last year’s record of 3.1 billion pounds.

Water problems threaten California almond growers’ boom time

- General News
As California growers deal with drought conditions again, the booming almond industry fears limitations for non-market based reasons.