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.

California water law discussion
New California law seeks to cap groundwater overdraft
Trio of California law seeks to put cap on groundwater pumping, restore balance to aquifers
Mexican Consul Vicente Sanchez Ventura
Latest immigration policy could lead to scams
MIgrant farmworkers are targets of fraud after recent Presidential order
Shipping containers at the Port of Oakland
Almond shipments down 6 percent in December
California almond exports down 16 percent in December due in large part to dockworker union slowdown
Dairy cows
Half of US dairy operations enroll in farm bill program
Half of U.S. dairy operations elect Farm Bill Market Protection Program coverage
Walnuts being processed
California walnut exports down 20 percent to start season
Global demand for California walnuts slows in first quarter of 2014/15 season
Paraiso Vineyards uses solar in sustainability efforts
Paraiso Vineyards taps sun to make wine
Paraiso Vineyards adds solar to its sustainable practices
Lima beans being harvested in Central California.
Lima bean researchers look for tolerance traits
University of California researchers seek water-thrifty, bug-resistant lima bean
old typewriter
10 notable blogs in Western Farm Press in 2014
10 notable blogs in Western Farm Press in 2014
California policy has shifted water away from Ag and urban uses
How will changing water policy impact almond industry?
How will California's changing water policy impact almond industry?
Speakers provide overview of California water situation in 2014
Warmest year on record leads to low water supplies
California's epic drought marked by record warmth
Richard Waycott and Daniel Sumner speak to value of California almond industry
Almond industry projects short-term flat growth
Almond industry faces flat growth in wake of drought conditions
Asian citrus psyllid expands its territory
ACP numbers continue to grow in Tulare County, Calif.
Asian citrus psyllid numbers continue to grow in Tulare County
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.
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