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California Agricultural Water Prices by Water District

California Agricultural Water Prices by Water District

Water prices play a key role in determining a farming operation’s long-term viability. If prices are too high, then it may no longer make economic sense to grow water-intensive crops.  When prices are too low, water transfers are less valuable on the open market....

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AQUAOSO Featured in Oxford Business Review

AQUAOSO Featured in Oxford Business Review

NEWS CLIPPING For Immediate Release   April 16, 2021 -- AQUAOSO was recently featured in the academic publication Oxford Business Review in an article titled, "The Future of Water Tech in Agriculture."   Our team collaborated with the Oxford Business Review to...

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The Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture Water Risk

The Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture Water Risk

Water risk is one of the most important factors for ag professionals to monitor. Climate change is an overarching, macro risk factor with many arms. One of the most hard-hitting arms is water.  From extreme weather events like droughts and floods to unexpected changes...

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The Growing Prevalence of Flood Damage in Agriculture

The Growing Prevalence of Flood Damage in Agriculture

Flood damage can impact an agricultural operation in many ways. Not only can a flood make a field unsuitable for planting, but it can also ruin crops that have already been harvested. According to the FDA, flood water is “inherently unsanitary,” and “food that has...

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How to Avoid Greenwashing in Agricultural Finance

How to Avoid Greenwashing in Agricultural Finance

As consumers and investors increasingly put their money behind sustainable business practices, there is an increasing risk of overpromising and underdelivering when it comes to ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) initiatives. Greenwashing can harm a company’s...

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3 Barriers to Sustainable Agriculture Adoption

3 Barriers to Sustainable Agriculture Adoption

Transitioning to a sustainable agricultural economy will require change at many levels. There will need to be more equitable access to agricultural funding, a development in the social structure of growers, increasingly water-resilient irrigation methods, market...

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Using Groundwater GIS Data to Mitigate SGMA Risks

Using Groundwater GIS Data to Mitigate SGMA Risks

Like many parts of the American West, the agricultural industry in California faces an increased risk of drought and extreme weather events in the face of climate change. While each state has its own water rights policies in place, many of them are being revised or...

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Nature-Based Solutions to Physical Risks in Agriculture

Nature-Based Solutions to Physical Risks in Agriculture

The Bottom Line Nature-based solutions are initiatives that focus on ecosystem health as a means of protecting human communities, industries, or resources. For example, an agricultural region might choose to invest in forest and wetland conservation to protect against...

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AQUAOSO Featured In Western FarmPress

AQUAOSO Featured In Western FarmPress

NEWS CLIPPING For Immediate Release   April 29, 2021 -- AQUAOSO was recently featured in the agricultural publication Western FarmPress in an article titled, "Investors, lenders have tools to measure water risk." AQUAOSO CEO and Founder Chris Peacock as well as...

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