Monthly Briefing – August 2020

Western Heat Wave Triggers Wildfires and Power Outages Soaring temperatures, high winds and widespread lightning strikes have sparked wildfires that have burned more than 2 million acres, mostly in the western United States. The related, unusually high energy demands...

Monthly Briefing – April 2020

Battling an Invisible Enemy Western irrigators respond to the COVID-19 pandemic Instead of harvesting a healthy crop, crews had to disc up heads of lettuce in fields at Harris Farms, near Coalinga (CALIFORNIA). Much of the crop was destined for restaurants, but many...

January “Monthly Briefing” Now Available

2020 Annual Conference less than one month away “2020 Vision: The State of Western Irrigated Agriculture” The 2020 Annual Meeting and Conference begins in less than a month. This year’s event – titled, “2020 Vision: The State of Western Irrigated...