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Northern California’s wet pattern to continue in December
Northern California’s wet pattern to continue in December
A rainy pattern in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest could continue at least through mid-December, forecasters say.

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Bill would force schools to seek USDA waiver for imported food
Bill would force schools to seek USDA waiver for imported food
A bill by Rep. John Garamendi would require school districts to obtain a USDA waiver before serving imported food in their school meal programs.
Navel orange harvest yields good fruit size, flavor
Navel orange harvest yields good fruit size, flavor
The navel orange harvest is proceeding in the San Joaquin Valley, and growers are reporting good fruit size and flavor.
California tallies snow, rain from weekend storms
Storms over Kings Canyon and Sequoia national parks dumped 19 inches of snow at Lodgepole and 16 inches at Grant Grove.
Initial state water allocation set at 20 percent
The Department of Water Resources initial allocation forecast is double that announced a year ago.
California targets dairies to combat global warming
The new law requires dairies and other livestock operations to reduce methane emissions 40 percent below 2013 levels by 2030.
Farm Bureaus recognized nationally for promoting unity in ag
Three county Farm Bureau offices are being recognized nationally for hosting an event to foster unity in the agriculture community.
Scientist hired to work on strawberry production issues
Scientist hired to work on strawberry production issues
The California Strawberry Commission has hired a former Washington State University and University of Florida scientist to help growers with production-related challenges.
Panel taking comments on how it will judge Prop 1 projects
Panel taking comments on how it will judge Prop 1 projects
The California Water Commission is taking another round of comments on its latest draft regulations for how it will hand out Proposition 1 funding to large storage projects.
Movement seeks to bring back flood irrigation in some areas
Movement seeks to bring back flood irrigation in some areas
Conservationists, farmers, city leaders and water managers are working together to restore flood irrigation to replenish groundwater supplies and benefit wildlife.
New Chico State ag dean to keep focus on practical learning
New Chico State ag dean to keep focus on practical learning
John Unruh, the University of California-Chico College of Agriculture's new dean, says he wants to continue the program's emphasis on practical learning.

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