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Adding Data to Experience
Irrigation Today - April 5, 2022

Understanding and dealing with water regulation is a continuing reality for growers, particularly in the western United States. Some growers, working with local districts, are trying to get ahead of reduced water allotments by getting a better irrigation data-driven understanding of how much water the crops are actually using by monitoring evapotranspiration.

California Almond Acreage Shrinks for First Time in 25 Years 
The Packer - December 14,2022

California’s tight water restrictions and low precipitation continues to challenge even the most creative farmers and ranchers. A recent report by Land IQ, commissioned by the Almond Board of California, confirms that even the resourceful almond industry has felt the sting of drought conditions.

With an Eye on Every Field in California, Land IQ Watches Water Use
ESRI Blog - February 24, 2022

When it comes to agriculture in California—where the US draws more than a third of its vegetables and two-thirds of its fruits and nuts—one company keeps an eye on water usage to ensure the resource remains sustainable.

Land IQ Leverages SecureWatch to Determine Land Use Change in California
MAXAR Blog - October 25, 2021

Land use data is critically important to the work of the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and other state, regional and local agencies as they work to implement California’s first groundwater regulation, the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA).

Satellites Reveal the Secrets of Water Guzzling Farms in California
NPR - October 18, 2021

In a new push to stop further depletion of California's shrinking aquifers, state regulators are turning to technology once used to count Soviet missile silos during the Cold War: satellites.

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