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.

Pistachio harvest near Tulare, Calif.
Western Ag Processors targets improved tree nut representation
Western Agricultural Processors Association boosts board membership to 10 members
San Luis Reservoir
California DWR boosts pumping into San Luis Reservoir 
California boosts pumping into San Luis Reservoir to capture storm runoff
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Almond conference opens in Sacramento, Calif.
2014 Almond Conference opens three-day run in Sacramento, Calif.
USDA extends deadline to apply for Margin Protection Program
Deadline extended to enroll in Farm Bill dairy program
USDA gives dairy producers two more weeks to sign up for Margin Protection Program
Dead capitol lawn
California urban water conservation wanes as year ends
California officials disappointed in waning water conservation
Lake Oroville hits record-low
California SWP users could get 10% allocation in 2015
California Department of Water Resources issues initial SWP allocation of 10% for 2015 deliveries
Cotton genome sequenced
New cotton genome now under public release
Scientists release cotton genome from Gossypium arboreum
Gary Schulz will be the new CEO of CAPCA, effective Feb. 1.
Gary Schulz selected as next CAPCA CEO
California Association of Pest Control Advisers taps Gary Schulz as next CEO.
Cal Poly Ag students welcomed to rural appraisers meeting
CalASFMRA welcomes Cal Poly students
California rural appraisers welcome Cal Poly students to Pismo Beach gathering
CCM President Joel Nelsen and California Sen. Andy Vidak.
CCM branding campaign goes 'Citrus Strong'
California Citrus Mutual embarks on 'citrus strong' media campaign
Almond crop yields fall short of NASS projections
Almond crop yield falls short of expectations
California almond crop falls short of expectations
Dennis Parnagian and Joseph Castro discuss issues at agribusiness forum
US economy bolstered by strong agriculture sector
American agriculture sector bolsters national economy as it tries to gain momentum in the face of headwinds
APG Chairman Thomas Dille escorts Mss California 2014 Marina Inserra
Pistachio industry gathers Feb. 16-18 in San Diego
American Pistachio Growers host 2015 annual meeting Feb. 16-18 at Paradise Point San Diego Island Resort
California raisins dry under an intense summer sun
RBA inks deal with raisin packers at $1,775 per ton
Raisin Bargaining Association strikes 2014 price deal with California raisin packers
Tamarixia radiata in glass container.
Second wasp sought for biological control of ACP
Entomologists ready another biological option in the battle of the bugs
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