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How California can solve its water woes by flooding its farmland

Restored floodplains like Dos Rios are fighting both flooding and drought. But their fate rests with California’s powerful farmers.
Hot Farm Podcast Episode 4: the new California

Hot Farm Podcast Episode 4: the new California

More than a fourth of our food comes from California. But climate change is upending the state's agricultural advantages and forcing us to find other places to grow some of the food that has long come from California.

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‘Carbon farmers’ the newest recruits in state’s war on climate change
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‘Carbon farmers’ the newest recruits in state’s war on climate change

Eighty California farmers are now engaged in a state-funded program aimed at increasing carbon concentrations in California's soil.

California farms' water use still unclear, despite new reporting
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California farms' water use still unclear, despite new reporting

While some other states monitor water deliveries to farms in real time, California has allowed irrigation districts to submit annual reports on paper. According to one recent analysis, fewer than half are even doing that much.
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