The California Farm Water Coalition and the Family Farm Alliance teamed up with farms and farm-related businesses to buy a full-page ad in the Wall Street Journal on April 2 to inform a mainstream audience of the impact that the region’s drought will have on consumers. It warns about the risk to a key element of life that Americans have long taken for granted: a safe, affordable domestic food supply.

Ann Donahue

The Arizona Department of Water Resources and Central Arizona Project are hosting a joint Colorado River shortage briefing on May 6.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. in person at CAP Headquarters in the Lake Mead Conference Room at 23636 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85024. In addition, the briefing will be livestreamed at the CAP website.

Items on the agenda include a Colorado River hydrology update, a 500+ plan update and a 2023 water delivery outlook.

Robert Medler

In response to the ongoing drought in California, the USDA Kings, Tulare and Kern County Farm Service Agency (FSA) and USDA Office of Partnerships & Public Engagement are partnering to conduct a short webinar on FSA programs that offer drought benefits to farmers and ranchers.

The webinar will take place on March 30 from 10-11 a.m. PT on Zoom, and a link to register can be found here.

Ann Donahue

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