Obama featured in the Fresno Bee

Central Valley Legislators React to President Obama’s Visit

Congressman Valadao said, "We feed the world and all we ask for is a reliable, clean water supply. I will remind the President that my constituents are part of the environment too, and the lack of a long-term solution could spell economic and social destruction for the Central Valley.”
Water Usage Graph

Palm Springs vs Los Angeles,
Who Uses the Most Water?

Discover where gallons of water are going per person, per day, not including agriculture usage, with this informative chart.
Western Farm Press

What Happens if the U.S. LosesCalifornia Food Production?

What if California suddenly lost its massive agricultural ability to feed the U.S. and the world? What impact would this have on consumer choices and food prices?

Aubrey Bettencourt Interviews in San Diego Regarding the Current Drought in California

News reporter, Aubrey Bettencourt interviews in San Diego regarding the current drought in California.
NASA Helps with Water Crisis

NASA Now Working with California Department of Water Resources to Help Manage & Monitor Water Crisis

The California Department of Water Resources has now partnered with NASA to use the space agency's satellite data and other airborne technology to better measure the snowpack, groundwater levels and predict storms.
California Drought Folsom Lake via DailyMail

New USDA Grants $6 Million for Drought Relief in 2014, Up To $30 Million Over Next Five Years

“Cutting edge research holds the key to tackling the complex challenges posed by prolonged drought and ensuring the future food security of our nation,” said Secretary Vilsack.

“There isn’t much negative to say about agriculture these days,” said the NY Times

"... Agricultural exports soared to $136.3 billion last year, producing a net trade surplus of $42 billion; this surplus was $5 billion five years ago.”– The New York Times

Feds Tell Fresno Farmers Not To Expect Any Water

The federal Central Valley Project made an unprecedented irrigation forecast -- zero water this summer for 3 million acres in the Central Valley at the heart of the state's $44 billion farm industry.

California Water Crisis Hikes Up Food Prices

Federal officials said many farmers caught in California's drought will receive no irrigation water this year from a vast system of rivers, canals and reservoirs interlacing the state. Experts said the lack of water means your grocery bill is going to go up ... a lot.

San Joaquin Valley Almond Farmers Forced to Uproot Orchards

With California entrenched in drought, San Joaquin Valley almond farmers are letting orchards dry up and in some cases making the tough call to have their trees torn out of the ground, leaving behind empty fields.