The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced that it will release draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) regulations this week as part of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).

DWR is required to finalize GSP regulations by June 1, 2016. An overview of the draft regulations was presented to the California Water Commission yesterday and will be available for public review on DWR’s website.

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Do you have questions about water conservation? Are you ready to learn more about water conservation from world leaders in water management? Then you should register for USDA’s “Prove Solutions to Drought Stress” workshop being held in Modesto on January 12-13, 2016. The workshop will provide participants with water management strategies for perennial crops with limited and impaired water supplies.   

For more information, CLICK HERE to see the workshop flyer.

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Bayer CropScience, one of Western Growers’ Annual Meeting Platinum Sponsors, is looking to honor a grower whose thinking, practices and use of technology enhance the role of produce in creating better lives. Do you know anyone who fits that description? 

Specifically, the award will focus on growers whose innovations:

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