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Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... And while the drought was undeniably hard on agriculture, ... of thousands of acres of farmland in the San Joaquin Valley will need to come ...


Priorities for California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Sarah Bardeen, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

Nov 30, 2022 ... For the farms that make California an agricultural powerhouse, the future is clear: The footprint of irrigated agriculture is shrinking and will ...


Solar Energy and Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Annabelle Rosser, Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

2019). Improving groundwater sustainability is critical for the region, but in the near term, bringing large tracts of agricultural land out of irrigated ...

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Is SGMA Compatible with Farmland Preservation?

By Annabelle Rosser

Aug 15, 2022 ... But as SGMA's limitations on groundwater extraction go into effect—and as warmer, more intense droughts begin to push land out of irrigation–the ...