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Improving California’s Water Market

By Andrew Ayres, Ellen Hanak, Brian Gray, Gokce Sencan ...

Field crops such as grains and alfalfa generally produce less revenue per acre-foot of water used than fruits, nuts, and vegetables (Hanak et al. 2018b).

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Water Use in California

By Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount

Water for all sectors—and especially for the environment--varies dramatically across regions and between wet and dry years. Urban and agricultural water use ...

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The Coming Groundwater Revolution

By Lori Pottinger

Jan 6, 2016 ... In parts of the Central Valley we're looking at what crops can take flooding to increase recharge. Vineyards and alfalfa are promising ...

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Farms that Help Wildlife

By Jeffrey Mount, Nathaniel Seavy, John Eadie, Peter Moyle

Apr 21, 2015 ... Alfalfa also provides nesting and foraging habitat for many other birds and has been reported to support some of the highest biodiversity among ...