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.

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Grape growers: Understand contract before signing
Eight things grape growers need to know before signing contract with wineries
California Aqueduct
California streamlines south-of-Delta water transfers
State Water Resources Control Board streamlines water transfers between two major agencies that deliver water in California
Friant-Kern Canal
Friant Water Authority continues course change
Ron Jacobsma leaves post as general manager of Friant Water Authority
Wheat in California
Durum wheat acreage doubles in California
Durum wheat acreage doubles in California as silage prices increase
Rural Appraisers Meeting
California ASFMRA conference draws large crowd
Rural managers and appraisers gather in Paso Robles for 2015 Outlook Conference
High and dry
California reservoirs inch closer to going dry
Major reservoirs used to irrigate much of Central Valley agriculture are going dry
Chinook Salmon
Irrigation districts seize water taken by feds
Irrigation districts seize control of USBR flows on Stanislaus River
Lettuce crew
ASFMRA Outlook Conference Employee Relations class
California rural appraisers offer important Ag labor training class in Paso Robles
Harvester cutting alfalfa
Labor savings built into Certa-Set irrigation system
Certa-Set provides 'hands free' operation, including ability to work around and under
Governor at April 1 snow survey
California implements mandatory water rationing
California implements mandatory water rationing
Gordon Wardell, director of pollination operations at Paramount Farms
Paramount Farms looks to wild bees for pollination
Researchers looking to boost almond pollination with wild, native bees
Cotton acreage decline more ‘permanent’ in California than Arizona
Cotton acreage decline more ‘permanent’ in California than Arizona
California table grapes
California table grapes grossed record value in 2014
California table grapes grossed record value in 2014
Steve Godlin beekeeper
US honey production takes flight on record prices
US honey production continues to rise as beekeepers receive record-high prices for their honey.
University of California viticulture farm advisors
University of California hires four viticulture advisors
University of California hires four new viticulture advisors to serve in San Joaquin Valley
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