<![CDATA[Agriculture News | Merced Sun Star & MercedSunStar.com]]> http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/business/agriculture/ en-us Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:56:45 PDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:56:45 PDT Agriculture 60 online@modbee.com He’s running for re-election. But he can’t poop in public anymore, a court said http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article173424761.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:00:23 PDT

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MID says he stole water and owes $200k. But this board member says the water was his. http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article167400067.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:06:38 PDT

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Agriculture teachers balk at what governor proposes to do with $15 million in budget http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/business/agriculture/article151167377.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 May 2017 17:45:10 PDT

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Region again produces state FFA leaders http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/business/agriculture/article147274174.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:39:14 PDT

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FFA state conference outgrows Valley; will move to SoCal http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article146865079.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:21:52 PDT

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Farmers fear deportation of workers could hurt livelihood http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article146608269.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:02:28 PDT

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Foster Farms prepares for possible picketing at Livingston chicken plant http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/business/agriculture/article141518714.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:35:44 PDT

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Gray persists in Bay-Delta Plan criticism – to the last day http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article139540548.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Mar 2017 16:10:28 PDT

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Merced County almond farmers face uncertain season with wet weather, unlimited surface water http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article138314108.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:42:02 PDT

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Gray proposes legislation to overhaul state’s water management system http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article131132064.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:53:09 PST

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Drought-easing California snow heaviest in 22 years http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article130456069.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:58:06 PST

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MID releases stormwater to recharge groundwater sapped amid drought http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article128317654.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:50:31 PST

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Law to increase water storage in Merced greeted with praise and thanks http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/local/environment/article122551244.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:49:44 PST

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Officials urge residents to speak out Monday on Bay-Delta plan http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article121438212.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:31:49 PST

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MID proposes counter plan for Merced River flows http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article109276032.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:12:01 PDT

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Merced leaders blast plan to boost river flow http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/business/agriculture/article109237567.html#storylink=rss State officials defended their proposed boost in river flows at Tuesday meetings of Stanislaus and Merced county supervisors.

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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:15:31 PDT By John Holland

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Ag hit hard in 2015 by lower milk, almond prices http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article107619152.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:48:15 PDT

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FARM2U Day teaches nutrition of ag products http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article106552912.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Oct 2016 16:49:16 PDT

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In drought, drones help California farmers save every drop http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/business/agriculture/article98688412.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:47:31 PDT

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Citrus pest quarantine spreads to Merced http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/business/agriculture/article89622812.html#storylink=rss Asian citrus psyllid threatens backyard trees here and commercial groves to south

Quarantine limits movement of fruit

Northern Merced County and much of Stanislaus already had zones

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MID recognized by gov’t finance association http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/business/agriculture/article76988147.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 11:48:12 PDT

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MID board again delays action on project to build power lines http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article76859227.html#storylink=rss Project includes constructing 13 miles of new power lines on outskirts of Merced

Residents have continually asked board to consider underground lines, alternative route

Merced business officials voiced support of project Tuesday

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Miano Elementary students learn about local livestock, farming at second Ag Day http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/business/agriculture/article71060612.html#storylink=rss Students learn range of topics from chocolate milk to parts of cow

Local FFA and 4-H Club students co-hosted with businesses

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Average snowpack could prolong California water conservation http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article69108082.html#storylink=rss Merced watershed about average, leaving Lake McClure below average

snowpack provides one-third of state’s water

El Niño drenched north, left Southern California mostly dry

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Irrigation water on the way for Merced County farmers http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article68820802.html#storylink=rss Farmers to pay $66 per acre-foot of water

Last year at this time, farmers were told there was no water for crops

MID plans to take all available water from Lake McClure

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Merced Irrigation District board to vote on water for farmers http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/local/community/article68561042.html#storylink=rss Special meeting set for Tuesday

Tentative operating budget proposes delivering 275,000 acre-feet of surface water

Lake McClure still in the clutches of drought

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Bert S. Crane Sr. remembered for heart of service http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article66568477.html#storylink=rss Crane served on countless organizations

He has long history in Merced County agriculture

Was credited for work to build new Mercy Medical Center

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News on Lake McClure raises hopes for irrigation, recreation http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article66428377.html#storylink=rss Merced Irrigation District will hold a special meeting to discuss water allocations

Watershed much better than last year, still below average

Recreation outlook varied

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March weather will determine Merced irrigation season http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article64885202.html#storylink=rss First storm in March drenches Valley after dry February

MID hopes for more storms this month

Last year at this time MID announced no irrigation season

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Despite El Niño, McClure remains 30 percent below average for February http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article62565082.html#storylink=rss Lake McClure was at 17 percent capacity Thursday

State Water Project and Turlock Irrigation District have announced doubling of water deliveries from last year

Merced Irrigation District hoping for wet March and April

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