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FRESNO, Calif. The meeting hosted by Fresno State's International Center for Water Technology hopes to find solutions for California's dwindling water supply.

It showcased the latest water-saving technology and concepts for homeowners, businesses and farmers. Organizers say despite higher water reserves, users should still conserve.

The summit goes on Wednesday at the Clovis Veterans Memorial Building. Organizers say the session has already been sold out.

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Congress says other states should look to California as a model for quickly putting into use stimulus money.

Californiaagnet.com reports, the state water board received the stimulus money on May 20th of last year and made its first award under the program on the same day.

There are now 109 clean water projects throughout the state using over $270-million in stimulus funds. The projects provide a three-fold benefit by protecting public health and the environment and creating jobs for Californians.

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The USDA's farm service agency reminds farmers to submit their annual report of acreage to their local FSA county office to meet program eligibility requirements.

The USDA says accurate acreage reports are necessary to determine and maintain eligibility for a number of programs authorized in the 2008 Farm Bill. Farmers should contact their county farm service agency if they are uncertain about reporting deadlines.

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