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Priorities for California’s Water

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

Nov 30, 2022 ... ... accounting for 12 percent of agricultural production in 2021—including more than 70 percent of the nation's fruits and nuts.


Land Transitions and Dust in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Jaymin Kwon, Joy Collins

Jul 25, 2022 ... Regional air quality regulators focus some efforts on managing emissions during critical periods. For example, the nut harvester replacement ...


Understanding the Effects of School Funding

By Julien Lafortune

Funding for California's K–12 public schools has reached record highs, but gaps in student outcomes remain. Understanding the benefits of additional funds, ...

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Policy Brief: Drought and California’s Agriculture

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Josué Medellín-Azuara, Ellen Hanak, John Abatzoglou

Apr 26, 2022 ... Farmers have steadily improved productivity, shifting to crops that generate more profit and jobs per unit of water—like fruits, nuts, ...

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Could Rangeland Return to the Central Valley?

By Caitlin Peterson

Mar 28, 2022 ... A significant amount of irrigated farmland in the Central Valley—including many fruit and nut trees—will need to come out of production over ...


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).