500,000 Acres of San Joaquin Cropland to go Fallow as Groundwater Management Goes Into Effect Over 20 Years

Last month, many regions passed a major milestone in implementation of state legislation that has the potential to transform the way crops are farmed in the state.

At the end of January, big regions of the San Joaquin Valley had to turn in their plans for how residents and growers would comply with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.