California officials released the second of three updates for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan Wednesday, making a total of seven chapters available for viewing. The third and final update, chapters 8 through 12, is scheduled to be released the week of April 22. Spotlight previously reported on the BDCP and the initial release of documents.
Western Growers teamed up with PMA to help industry members understand the latest food safety research and how to apply key findings to their day-to-day operations. The report, “A Practical Guide to Scientific Research,” summarizes and interprets research presented at the third annual Center for Produce Safety (CPS) Research Symposium held June 27 at UC Davis.
The California Department of Water Resources announced Friday that water allocations from the State Water Project have been reduced to 35 percent from 40 percent due to a record dry January and February, according to a new release. The cuts also reflect a grim weather outlook for March and pumping restrictions that were imposed beginning in December to protect Delta smelt and salmon.