Following extensive technical review, DWR approved seven existing groundwater management plans and two 10-year sustainable yield analyses as alternatives under SGMA. One existing groundwater management plan and five 10-year sustainable yield analyses were not recommended for approval as alternatives
A comment period on the nearly 500 page rule is scheduled to close in September ... The Farm Bureau is studying the H2A proposal that claims to streamline the H2A application process, strengthen protections for workers and expand enforcement tools. It comes on the heels of legislation introduced by Arkansas Congressman Rick Crawford that would make similar changes. South Dakota Farm Bureau President Scott VanderWal says an ag labor fix is badly needed ...
The agency concluded there is not sufficient evidence of the chemical's dangers to justify the ban requested by environmental groups and a group of states ... Critics say science shows chlorpyrifos is associated with neurological conditions in farm workers and their children
Anheuser-Busch InBev NV bounced back quickly from the failed initial public offering of its Asian unit, selling Australian beer assets in a deal valued at A$16 billion ($11.3 billion) and keeping alive the prospect of a share sale.
The National Vintage Report 2019 for Australia has revealed a 1% decrease in the national wine grape crush to an estimated 1.73 million tonnes (Mt). Wine Australia said the figure was well above early predictions, which suggested that the harvest would be 10-20% down on the 2018 vintage
"Drinkers worldwide are slowing down, but not drying out entirely. The temperance movement for the new millennium is all about "sober-curiosity," dabbling in a lower alcohol lifestyle that's Instagram-friendly, but still indulgent-and full of market opportunities for, go figure, beverage makers"
During the Burgundy harvest, it's a time-honored tradition. And a little Champagne with brunch never hurt anyone-did it? Our wine columnist polled pros and amateur oenophiles alike on the appropriate time of day to uncork a bottle
In its Annual Report, Broadland Wineries has reported an increase in revenue of 11.5% during year ended March 2019 bringing turnover to £70.6m, while pre-tax profits rose to £2m and the asset base to £9.1m.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Thursday announced that June averaged 60.6 degrees (15.9 Celsius), about 1.7 degrees (0.9 Celsius) warmer than the 20th century average. It beat out 2016 for the hottest June with records going back to 1880. NASA and other groups also concluded that last month was the hottest June on record.
The organization has conducted an analysis of current heat trends to make predictions about the future climate for a new report and accompanying study published in the journal Environmental Research Communications
If you think it is too hot and muggy in Western Pennsylvania these days, just wait until it gets worse in a few decades, according to a science advocacy organization that is warning about the dangers of climate change
Gay Wine Weekend is almost sold out and Gary Saperstein, the entrepreneur who launched the event 11 years ago, is optimistic and thoughtful as the LBGTQ community pours into the Valley of the Moon for four days of fun events.
"We found that the effect of genetic risk for alcohol use was weaker among those who were currently in a relationship," said lead author Peter Barr, Ph.D., a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Psychology in the College of Humanities and Sciences.
The Indiana Complaint is by wine fans and a wine retailer called the Chicago Wine Company. The Texas Complaint was filed by a consumer, a business owner and a corporation called House of Glunz claiming to be a wine retailer.
Utah-based Wasatch Brewery recently filed a request to sell its Polygamy Porter in North Carolina, Fox 13 reports. While the brewery already sells a variety of beers in the state, it was determined that Polygamy Porter "represents something illegal."