November 16, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: How a vibrant rural California helps entire economy

Summit leaders on how stronger urban-rural links and better broadband can benefit all regions Read More »

New report shares how California can map out, invest in state’s valuable working landscapes
October 27, 2017 by Adam Livingston, Stephanie Larson & Daniel O'Connell

New report shares how California can map out, invest in state’s valuable working landscapes

Recommendations offer ways to ensure managers of state's natural capital can benefit from stewarding them Read More »

Restoring California’s ability to recharge groundwater a more cost-effective drought strategy
October 26, 2017 by Judy Corbett

Restoring California’s ability to recharge groundwater a more cost-effective drought strategy

Water experts recommend strategies for maximizing groundwater recharge for more storage capacity at one-sixth the cost Read More »

Modern water demands help irrigation technology program thrive at Central Valley college
October 12, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Modern water demands help irrigation technology program thrive at Central Valley college

Need for trained workforce expanded as need for water efficiency, innovation in agriculture also grew Read More »

Importance of Working Landscapes to California’s Economy and Climate Change
September 27, 2017 by Stephanie Larson and Adam Livingston

Importance of Working Landscapes to California’s Economy and Climate Change

Carbon-oriented management of land may offer owners an income opportunity while also helping to mitigate climate change Read More »

Elevate CA: Don’t leave rural California behind
August 21, 2017 by Bob Williams

Elevate CA: Don’t leave rural California behind

Businesses outside urban cores face distinct challenges including the digital divide Read More »

California agriculture company grows housing stock for employees
August 11, 2016 by Nadine Ono

California agriculture company grows housing stock for employees

Housing costs have impaired farm workers' ability to live and work in Monterey Bay region for vital seasonal jobs. Read More »

Agriculture Key to California Economic Summit’s ‘One Million Challenge’ for Workers, Water and Homes
February 23, 2016 by AJ Hughes

Agriculture Key to California Economic Summit’s ‘One Million Challenge’ for Workers, Water and Homes

Key component of the Summit's outlined vision, which is designed to spur economic growth in the Golden State. Read More »

Growing the Central Valley Economy
October 12, 2015 by Ed Coghlan

Growing the Central Valley Economy

Event highlighted ways to help the Central Valley thrive including putting a “face” on the Valley and building coalitions to transition to the future economy. Read More »

Agriculture and early college mixing well in California’s Central Valley
June 16, 2015 by Ed Coghlan

Agriculture and early college mixing well in California’s Central Valley

Innovative workforce program links high school students to college to make them career-ready and college-ready in California's major agricultural region Read More »

Innovation awards honor California strategy for sustainable rural growth
June 10, 2015 by John Guenther

Innovation awards honor California strategy for sustainable rural growth

Harvard school acknowledges Sacramento regional program that uses better data modeling of natural assets which can promote both economic growth and conservation. Read More »

Adam Livingston: Greenprinting as a tool for integrating land use policy
March 27, 2015 by Adam Livingston

Adam Livingston: Greenprinting as a tool for integrating land use policy

Regional conservation planning tool brings more people to the table and connects disparate policy frameworks Read More »

Amplifying San Joaquin Valley voices essential to its future
December 02, 2014 by by Frank Gornick, Ph.D. & Stuart Van Horn, Ed.D.

Amplifying San Joaquin Valley voices essential to its future

College leaders share goals to transform region Read More »

Crossing digital divide helps Central Valley farming thrive
November 13, 2014 by Nadine Ono

Crossing digital divide helps Central Valley farming thrive

Wired and wireless broadband key to rural economic development Read More »

Recognizing role of California farmland in economic and environmental goals
November 12, 2014 by Nadine Ono

Recognizing role of California farmland in economic and environmental goals

Summit members weigh in on state emissions program Read More »

Drought pushes Central Valley farming and technology closer together
October 31, 2014 by Nadine Ono

Drought pushes Central Valley farming and technology closer together

Drought makes new water tech invaluable to agriculture here Read More »

California farmers unite to adapt to climate change
October 16, 2014 by Michelle Bergmann

California farmers unite to adapt to climate change

Group looks to mitigate potential climate problems for agriculture Read More »

Open land pours billions into the California economy
August 28, 2014 by Michelle Bergmann

Open land pours billions into the California economy

Groups documenting value of open space and working landscapes Read More »

Skills gap set to grow in California’s agricultural regions
April 22, 2014 by Matthew Grant Anson

Skills gap set to grow in California’s agricultural regions

High-skilled workers in demand in farms of today Read More »

Map digs up location of L.A. County’s urban farms
September 16, 2013 by Cheryl Getuiza

Map digs up location of L.A. County’s urban farms

Report designed to help urban planners Read More »

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