NASS predicts the California Navel orange forecast at 88.0 million cartons; Valencia's - 25.0 million cartons; grapefruit - 8.0 million cartons; lemons - 43.0 million cartons; and tangerines and mandarins - 27 million cartons.
The California Natural Resources Agency, the California Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Food and Agriculture released a detailed draft action plan to help guide state efforts and resources on one of California’s most important resources, water.
In May, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. directed the agencies to identify key actions for the next one to five years that address urgent needs and provide the foundation for sustainable management of California’s water resources.
Growers, pest control advisers, and other industry representatives can learn about the latest technology available for low desert crop production in California and Arizona during the 2013 Fall Desert Crops Workshop Dec. 5 in El Centro, Calif.
Calidornia FSA Director Val Dolcini responds to a recent Farm Press blog which suggested that top federal government officials during the government shutdown should go 'undercover' to re-learn what's really important with Americans, including farmers and ranchers.