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Delaying vote on California's Delta Tunnels gives estuary hope

The $25 billion California Water Fix proposes to construct several massive underground tunnels that will update California's water infrastructure by diverting more water, making the delivery more reliable and improving environmental...

source: By Megan Martens
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How will the farms of the future feed a projected 9.8 billion people by 2050? A "smart farm" project marries microbiology and machine learning in an effort to reduce the need for chemical fertilizers and enhance soil carbon uptake,...

source: Science Daily

Alaska transportation engineers are facing a long list of increasingly urgent and costly public projects meant to solve climate-change related problems — imperiled runways, warped roads and even a mile-long mass of frozen debris sliding toward a highway.

source: Anchorage Daily News

Last year, the U.S. lost 2 million acres of land in active crop production. As the global population grows towards a projected 9.8 billion people by 2050, so too does demand for the food, fuel and fiber grown in America. The result? American farmers are looking for sustainable...

source: No-Till Farmer

Despite farmers’ positive perceptions about cover crops and the availability of cost-share programs to incentivize their use, an Iowa State University study shows the return on investment may be the biggest hurdle to overcome for widespread adoption of the practice.

source: Ag Professional

Farmer interest in no-till and cover crops has probably never been higher. That interest is fueled by stewardship and, in many cases, government incentives such as USDA’s Conservation Stewardship Program.

source: Ag Professional

California’s water conservation habits, refined and improved over five years of drought, are quickly evaporating. For the seventh time in the last eight months, the amount of water saved by urban Californians has declined, according...

source: The Mercury News


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