Stepping Up To Support California’s Energy Crisis

Thursday, Aug 20th, 2020

By: Willie Whittlesey, General Manager, Yuba Water Agency Between the heat and the rolling blackouts, I’m sure you’ve figured out that we are seeing record breaking demand on California’s electrical system this week. At Yuba Water Agency, we are stepping up our power generation efforts to support the state through this energy crisis. Starting Tuesday … Continue reading “Stepping Up To Support California’s Energy Crisis”

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Encouraging Results from Pilot Project Raising Salmon in Sacramento Valley Rice Fields

Tuesday, Aug 11th, 2020

By: Paul Buttner, Manager of Environmental Affairs, California Rice Commission The second year of the California Rice Commission (CRC) Pilot Salmon Project fieldwork has yielded very positive results and should pave the way for the CRC and our fish conservation partners to develop methods to utilize winter-flooded rice fields to help struggling salmon populations. In … Continue reading “Encouraging Results from Pilot Project Raising Salmon in Sacramento Valley Rice Fields”

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Fish Food Grown on Winter Rice Fields Could be Key to Recovering Imperiled Central Valley Salmon

Thursday, Aug 6th, 2020

By: Roger Cornwell, River Garden Farms Jacob Katz, PhD, California Trout A first-of-its-kind study reveals that rice fields can play an important role in revitalizing river ecosystems and boosting imperiled salmon populations in the Sacramento Valley. California Trout, working with River Garden Farms and a coalition of farmers and public agencies, recently completed a detailed … Continue reading “Fish Food Grown on Winter Rice Fields Could be Key to Recovering Imperiled Central Valley Salmon”

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