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2015

L.A. Times: Almond Board To Drought-Weary Californians: We’re Not Wasting Water, April 16

Latin Times: California Drought: Jerry Brown Hints Higher Water Cost For Farms; Latino Workers Will Be Hit The Hardest, April 7

Modern Farmer: California Olive Growers Cutting Down Orchards, April 7

New York Times: Beneath California Crops, Groundwater Crisis Grows, April 5

The California Aggie: California Farmers Face Consequences of Drought, April 2

AgAlert: Water Worries Dominate Outlook for Citrus Growers, April 1

NBC News: California Farmers Near 'Survival Mode' as Drought Drags On, March 30

The Sentinel: Drought Creeps Into Economic Forecast, March 25

Santa Monica Outlook: Drought Could Impact Santa Monica Food Pantries, March 23

Hanford Sentinel: Drought Forcing New Ways to Irrigate, March 14

Capital Press: Drought Hastens Decline of Valencia Orange Production, March 13

Mountain View Voice: Farmers Are Making It Count, Feb. 27

Valley Public Radio: California Ranchers Are Bouncing Back, But Still Feel Effects of Drought, Feb. 17

Elk Grove Citizen: Local Farmers Feel Impact of Ongoing Drought, Feb. 13

Capital Press: Business Still Brisk For Large-Equipment Vendors, Feb. 4

Capital Press: Low Snow Readings Bring Sense of Doom to Calif. Growers, Jan. 30

Capital Public Radio: ‘Tough Season’ For California Wine Grape Growers Relying on Groundwater, Jan. 22

Yale Environment 360: For California Salmon, Drought and Warm Water Mean Trouble, Jan. 5

The Fresno Bee: UC Davis Study: Drought will Cost State’s Farmers $1.5b, Jan. 2

2014

New York Times: Water Source for Almonds in California May Run Dry, Dec. 27

Ag Alert: Weather Affects Tree Growers’ Prospects,
Dec. 17


Capital Press: Calif. Navel Oranges Small But Flavorful, Nov. 24

Wine-Searcher: Drought Clouds Future of California Wine Industry, Nov. 7

San Francisco Business Times: Despite Drought, California Wine Grape Harvest Is Third Largest Ever, Oct. 29

  Valley Public Radio: California Tomato Growers Expect Record Year Despite Drought, Oct. 21

Capital Press: Rice Growers Wrap Up Drought-Diminished Harvest, Oct. 21

CNBC: Honeybees Get Stung by California’s Severe Drought, Oct. 21

The Washington Post: Grow Lights and Drones: How California’s Drought is Driving Farmers Into High-Tech, Oct. 10

Epoch Times: Soaring Almond Prices, Drought, and the Future of Food, Oct. 7

The Desert Sun: Water for Coachella Valley Farms Untouched by Drought, Oct. 6

KQED: Locavore Losses: California’s Chefs, Artisans Feel the Drought, Oct. 3

L.A. Times: California Dairy Farmers Struggling to Survive Prolonged Drought, Oct. 3

The Sacramento Bee: California Harvest Much Smaller Than Normal Across Crops, Sept. 28

Epoch Times: World’s Almond Supply Approaching Collapse Due to California Drought, Sept. 25

Bloomberg: U.S. Lemon Lovers Tasting Bitter Price shock From Drought, Sept. 23

San Francisco Chronicle: Honey Sweetens Rosh Hashanah, Despite Tough Year For Bees, Sept. 21

Inside Scoop SF: Drought Dispatch: The Drought Tests the Results of Dry-Farming, Sept. 19

Western Farm Press: California Drought – 42 Counties Primary Disaster Areas, Sept. 19

Visalia Times-Delta: Another Dry Winter for Valley,
Sept. 19


Western Farm Press: Alfalfa – A Survivor Crop of the California Drought?, Sept. 17

KTVU: Drought Leads to Rising Food Prices, Sept. 17

Takepart: Will California’s Drought Create an Olive Oil Boom?, Sept. 17

The Packer: California Strawberry Prices Spike, Sept. 17

Bloomberg: California Drought Transforms Global Food Market, Aug. 11

L.A. Times: State Craft Brewers Fear Drought Could Alter Business And The Beer, July 29

L.A. Times: California Drought Imperils a Dream, July 4

L.A. Times: Fruit And Vegetable Prices Going Up As California Drought Continues, June 25

L.A. Times: Drought Yields Only Desperation, May 30

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