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Timber industry may challenge Cascade-Siskiyou monument expansion
Travis Joseph, president of the Portland-based American Forest Resource Council, said Friday the expansion improperly included several thousand acres of federal land that Congress has prioritized for logging.

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More than 40 percent of California emerges from drought
More than 40 percent of California emerges from drought
This time last year, 97 percent of the state was in drought.
Brown’s budget includes boosts for CDFA, ag education
Brown’s budget includes boosts for CDFA, ag education
Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget includes boosts for higher education and the Department of Food and Agriculture, which will regulate marijuana and step up efforts to fight the Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing
Small tornado touches down as storms wallop California
Interstate 80 remained closed Wednesday between the Nevada border and Colfax, California, after more than 6 feet of snow fell.
California storms help fill reservoirs but slow ag work
California storms help fill reservoirs but slow ag work
The two “atmospheric river” storms that deluged California this week have boosted snowpack and reservoirs but slowed citrus harvests and caused little reported crop damage.
Northern California, Nevada brace for more storms
Northern California, Nevada brace for more storms
Snow is falling heavily in the Sierra Nevada with more expected Tuesday afternoon and into Thursday. A blizzard warning is in effect through Wednesday.
Massive storm system dumps rain across California, Nevada
Massive storm system dumps rain across California, Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A massive storm system stretching from Northern California to Nevada sent rivers overflowing and toppled trees — prompting evacuations, school cancellations, road closures and warnings of dangerous mudslides for...

Rivers rise as massive storm moves into Northern California
Rivers rise as massive storm moves into Northern California
Forecasters anticipate the storm surge could dump up to 15 inches of rain in some foothills communities. The storm’s relatively mild temperatures will drive up the snowline to above 9,000 feet throughout the Sierra Nevada.
Western Innovator: Executive boosts berry production
Western Innovator: Executive boosts berry production
Hector Lujan worked his way up through the ranks of Reiter Affiliated Companies by helping to greatly expand its berry-growing operations in Central Mexico. He is now the company’s CEO.
UC workshop to teach small farmers about value-added products
UC workshop to teach small farmers about value-added products
A University of California workshop preceding the EcoFarm Conference later this month will teach small farmers how to make the most of value-added products.
UC workshops to offer tips on managing tight labor force
UC workshops to offer tips on managing tight labor force
The University of California Cooperative Extension is offering a pair of Southern California workshops next month on efficient labor management amid a tight agricultural workforce.

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