Aaron Keiss

High-yield ag protects environment
It isn’t very often that agriculture gets a pat on the back for its ability to increase production and make a
Another twist in RR alfalfa saga
Based on information received in early May there seemed to be positive news for RR alfalfa. According to EhayWeekly,
Good signs for alfalfa hay market
If you follow the alfalfa hay market you know there has been little to crow about for some time. One exception that
Helping shape CAFA’s agenda
Each year CAFA uses its first board meeting to develop an agenda and evaluate issues that need to be addressed during
CAFA's strong core of support
Membership renewal notices are mailed to most CAFA members on the second week of December. As a grassroots
ESA shows dysfunction of Congress
Several years ago a columnist who knows politics inside and out took California’s congressional delegation to task for
Disturbing EPA trend or coincidence?
Last month’s column ended with a few words about the Federal EPA’s pending restrictions for chlorypyrifos, plus
RR alfalfa back in spotlight
CAFA’s Board of Directors will soon meet to chart a course for 2010 and it already looks like it will be a busy
CAFA fights against misinformation
2009 is the year that wasn’t. It wasn’t pretty and there wasn’t any letup from the crowd that enjoys bashing
Dysfunctional congressional delegation
If you watch the Fox News channel you may have seen Sean Hannity’s program that was rebroadcast from the heart of the
Clock ticking on dairy industry
Two “drive-by” evaluations of California’s agricultural crunch were a reminder that President Ronald Regan was right on
RR alfalfa back in spotlight
By the time this column is published the long awaited draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for RR alfalfa may
Water issues take precedence
Around this time last year this column often provided updates on the alfalfa hay market. We’ve been lax in reporting
Alfalfa critics ride no-export bandwagon
It hasn’t taken very long for clueless critics to embrace the latest gripe — exporting hay. Last month’s column
False claims about alfalfa continue
CAFA’s 24-page booklet, “Alfalfa, Wildlife and the Environment”, is a valuable resource that has been an educational
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