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Ground Water And Surface Water A Single Resource

As the Nation's concerns over water resources and the environment increase, the importance of considering ground water and surface water as a single resource has become increasingly evident. Issues related to water supply, water quality, and degradation of aquatic environments are reported on fre... Read More

Harvest Gains From Intercropping

This publication explains how home gardeners and small-scale farmers can increase their properties’ productivity by intercropping—growing two or more crops together on the same plot—using species that perform specific functions to benefit their companion crop. Also discussed are the results... Read More

California Agricultural Production and Irrigated Water Use

California ranks as the leading agricultural state in the United States in terms of farm-level sales. In 2012, California’s farm-level sales totaled nearly $45 billion and accounted for 11% of total U.S. agricultural sales. Five counties—Tulare, Kern, Fresno, Monterey, and Merced—rank among... Read More