posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:44 PM
California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
posted on August 22, 2014 at 1:40 PM
A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 4 inches of water.
posted on July 24, 2014 at 1:51 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited drought-stricken homeowners on Friday in Central California, saying drought and climate change would require major investment to secure future water supplies.Vilsack also...
posted on July 18, 2014 at 7:12 PM
Locked in a drought of epic proportions, California cracks down on unauthorized use of water. A Midwestern photographer documents the critical contributions of women in agriculture. Market analysis with Sue Martin.
posted on July 18, 2014 at 6:17 PM
Responding to the worst drought in four decades in California, state leaders passed dramatic legislation this week aimed at conserving the remaining supply of water.
posted on July 18, 2014 at 11:36 AM
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Researchers say farmers in pockets of California hardest hit by the drought could begin to see wells run dry next year.
The Center for Watershed Sciences at the University of California, Davis, released the study Tuesday...
posted on July 18, 2014 at 11:27 AM
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A north-central Washington sheriff issued an urgent evacuation notice late Thursday for the wildfire-threatened small town of Pateros and officials were also evacuating a hospital in a nearby town, authorities...
posted on July 11, 2014 at 2:39 PM
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) -- Bo Cuketieh inadvertently let a fine mist from a leaky hose soak the front lawn of a Southern California home Wednesday before considering that such water waste could merit a $500 fine under unprecedented restrictions...
posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:30 AM
(Associated Press) - Farmers, city managers and energy companies alike are hustling to find water amid the withering drought sweeping California. But hunting for water can be complicated when there is little for sale.
Those with water to...
posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:06 PM
The operation, will transport about 2 million fish, including 430,000 fingerling steelhead salmon, for release months ahead of schedule.
posted on June 6, 2014 at 9:13 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eight states on the East and West coasts have formally committed to working together to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the nation's roads by 2025.The so-called "action plan" released Thursday follows last...
posted on May 30, 2014 at 8:04 PM
With California locked in its third consecutive year of drought, the battle intensifies over water rights. Midwestern entrepreneurs work to move power generated by the wind from the prairie to the people. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson.
posted on May 30, 2014 at 4:53 PM
With California locked in third consecutive year of extreme drought, the issue of water rights also is heating up.
Some farmers, however, receive as much water they want through an antiquated system of water allocations that was initially...
posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:36 PM
An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken producer continues to sicken people more than a year after it started. Despite the illnesses, producer Foster Farms has not initiated a recall, and the government has no...
posted on May 9, 2014 at 11:57 AM
State water engineers say using pumps to reverse the flow of the aqueduct would be a first in a drought. It would also be a complex engineering challenge that could cost millions of dollars,