Todd Fitchette

Associate Editor,
Western Farm Press

Todd Fitchette, associate editor with Western Farm Press, spent much of his journalism career covering agriculture in California and the western United States. Aside from reporting about issues related to farm production, environmental regulations and legislative matters, he has extensive experience covering the dairy industry, western water issues and politics. His journalistic experience includes local daily and weekly newspapers, where he was recognized early in his career as an award-winning news photographer.

Fitchette is US Army veteran and a graduate of California State University, Chico. He resides in Tulare, Calif.

San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers see opportunities
Repeated message among industry leaders: there's opportunities in San Joaquin Valley wine grapes
California pistachios being harvested
Emergency summit will address nut thefts in California
Recent tree nut thefts will be addressed at industry summit in Visalia, Calif.
University of California IPM expert Kris Tollerup
Few tools available to control leaffooted bug in nuts
Tools to control leaffooted bug in pistachios, almonds are few, but not nonexistent
Asian citrus psyllid expands territory in Kern County
Kern County citrus industry faces ACP quarantine
Kern County experiences explosive numbers of the Asian citrus psyllid
Continuing education credit sign-ups
PCAs encouraged to expand advice into sustainability
Pest Control Advisors encouraged to help growers achieve sustainability standards
California rice harvest
Calrose rice 'world's best' in international competition 1
Calrose rice named 'world's best' in international competition
UCANR announces two new endowed chairs for cooperative extension research
Pistachio industry gives $1M for applied research 3
University of California Cooperative Extension will see $2 million in new applied research funding through two endowed chairs
Pima cotton research plot in California
Cotton a mixed bag in 2015 across California
Cotton farmers report mixed results from 2015 California harvest
Walnut thefts common in California
Walnut buying period established in California
Local ordinances give teeth to efforts to prevent walnut theft in California
CAPCA Convention draws record attendance
Did our cameras catch you at CAPCA 2015?
California Association of Pest Control Advisors gathers in Reno for annual meeting. We have photos.
Commercial citrus could be quarantined for ACP
Asian citrus psyllid pest expands California base
Asian citrus psyllid continues to be found where it's never been before in California
Will California regulators succeed in naming glyphosate a carcinogen?
Will California declare glyphosate a carcinogen? 1
California proposes listing glyphosate as a carcinogen under Proposition 65
Citrus researchers continue to look into cures for greening disease
Diseased citrus destroyed after discovery at facility
USDA finds citrus greening in plant material at quarantine lab in Riverside, Calif.
Farmers market
Pesticide report: California fruits, vegetables safe to eat
California Department of Pesticide Regulations says most produce sold in California complies with stringent food safety standards for pesticide residues.
De Groot dairy
Feed beets sweeten California dairy cow rations 1
Feed beets provide highly-digestible carbohydrate source for dairy cow rations.
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