Governor Jerry Brown’s Administration released documents yesterday detailing plans for the construction of twin water conveyance tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and restoration of more than 100,000 acres of habitat.
The USDA has terminated the proposed proceeding to establish a national Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA). Under the agreement, any individual state program would have had oversight from the USDA and FDA and would have been funded through grower contributions.
Citrus growers in the San Joaquin Valley will need to prepare for drastically colder than normal temperatures this week as an arctic blast of cold air makes its way across the Valley. According to AndNowUKnow.com and the Fresno Bee, the National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for central and southern parts of the San Joaquin Valley, lasting from late Wednesday through Saturday. Temperatures are expected to drop to the high 20’s and low 30’s.