New Toy!

By: nonblanche, 3:05 PM GMT on December 24, 2016

For Solstice this year, our household farm has given us:

Accurite Pro+ 5-in-1 Weather Sensor kit
Add-on liquid & soil temperature & moisture probes
Outdoor Temperature & humidity sensors
Room Temp & Humidity sensors
smartHUB with remote sensor transmitter things

Have any of you set up this type of unit collection? We'll be registering with Der Weatherschnitzel as a weather station, and while my bro will be managing the tech...

Songpa's approach to Fallon

By: nonblanche, 3:23 PM GMT on October 13, 2016

This morning's view to the east:

And the north:

And the west:

And the south:

And a special bonus! I was out at 7am taking photos, and found a virga rainbow!

Wells, Groundwater, Water Rights, Nevada, Oh boy.

By: nonblanche, 4:57 AM GMT on August 26, 2016

Tomorrow Friday, August 26th at 9am there's gonna be a meeting. A hearing. An informational thing.

Legislative Commission's Subcommittee to Study Water

By all means, read it yourself.

Someone asked me "What does it mean?"

I answered, "It looks like on the surface, the state is worried about long-term groundwater supplies. But to us smallholders, small farmers, it looks like Las Vegas is worried about Los Angeles assert...

Drought Politics

Updated: 4:59 AM GMT on August 26, 2016

Copied from my Google+ entry...

By: nonblanche, 3:23 AM GMT on January 24, 2014

I was originally going to post this to the Guns over Google: Discussion community, but I didn't feel like it turning into a AGW flamewar.

So yes, this is about firearm ownership, and laws, and changes in laws. And water.
I have been watching as California, a state where once firearms weren't a big deal, has been turning into New York State.

I'll start off with my question: Is it time to ask whether ...

Politics Drought Climate Change

Still waiting...

By: nonblanche, 9:32 PM GMT on January 21, 2014

It seems like '77/'78 all over again.

I suspected this from watching the weather patterns on the east coast (US), but didn't think about what happened in this part of the US then. Turns out it was a bad few years for drought.

So I'm thinking, probably one more dry winter. Housemate wants us to grow more field corn for personal use (corn bread, tortillas, etc) but like last year, I'm thinking no way. Corn is a greedy plant, demands a bunch ...

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