Tag: drought

Frosting On A Tough Year

Orange Cove Irrigation District / John Sanders
Friant water turns to ice in an Orange Cove Irrigation District orange grove as a result of frost protection irrigation activities during the valley’s mid-December freezing weather.

Frosting On A Tough Year California’s Chillingly Dry Water Outlook Is Worsening It’s bad enough that Friant Division citrus growers had to run water to battle an extended hard and damaging pre-Christmas freeze but 2013 concluded with calendar year records…

Drought Disaster

Drought Disaster USDA Designates Most Parts Of California There weren’t nearly enough clouds and rain filling the Golden State’s skies over the past several months, and that has added up to a disaster declaration. Virtually all farmers and ranchers in…