Sacramento, California - Technology has changed the way farmers irrigate their crops in the Central Valley, a region that produces a quarter of the nation’s food. One local community college is responding by teaching students how to design and create irrigation systems, while filling a gap in the local industry’s workforce.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will deliver remarks tomorrow in Sacramento at the Chief Probation Officers of California's Juvenile Realignment Conference, titled “A Decade of Progress: Probation’s Success with Juvenile Realignment."

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order to cut red tape and help streamline recovery efforts in communities impacted by the devastating wildfires that have burned across California over the past ten days.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits are available for workers and self-employed individuals who lost jobs or had work hours substantially reduced as a result of the wildfires in Butte, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Orange, Sonoma and Yuba counties.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement regarding today's unanimous vote by the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors to support WaterFix, California's effort to modernize the state's water infrastructure:

Sacramento, California - Sensors that tell growers how much water to use; drones that can fly over operations and asses the health of crops; real-time data at the fingertips of farmers.

It’s not science fiction - it’s the future of agriculture.