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.

Photos: Citrus growers remove groves due to drought
California citrus growers face dry summer removing trees.
Billy Grissom
Groundwater export plan raises ire of California farmers
Planned sale of groundwater raises questions and tempers in Merced County, Calif.
Citrus greening in leaves
Could researchers have HLB cure in sight?
Could researchers be close to cure for citrus greening?
Dinner salad
Survey: Consumer confidence in food supply still high 
Survey says most Americans remain confident in the food supply.
Glassy-winged sharpshooter
Napa County intercepts GWSS eggs in nursery stock
Napa County agricultural officials intercept Glassy-winged sharpshooter egg masses in nursery shipment.
Asian citrus psyllid
ACP BMPs, other issues discussed in San Bernardino
Asian citrus psyllid control measures, including biocontrol, will be discussed in San Bernardino on June 10.
University of California researchers want your junglerice
University of California researchers need your help to study glyphosate-resistant junglerice.
Brown family in mandarin grove
Farm families need irrigation water to stay afloat
Some Central California farm families don't have enough water to save the farm.
Judge denies request to halt Friant flows 
Judge denies request to stop Friant flows from going to exchange contractors.
California oranges
California citrus exports may return to China
California citrus exports may return to China.
Citrus Experiment Station
Photos: Cooperative Extension turns 100 1
Smith-Lever Act passage sets stage for Cooperative Extension service 100 years ago.
Duarte Nursery draws 2,400 'friends' at annual event
Duarte Nursery hosts 15th annual Friends Day at Hughson, Calif. facility
Elizabeth Grafton-Cardwell
Freeze damage, drought line up against California citrus
Freeze and drought could boost pest problems in California citrus
Neil O'Connell
Wait to prune your freeze-damaged citrus
Wait to prune your freeze-damaged citrus
Board chairmen
California cotton acreage could dip to 1920's levels 5
California cotton acreage could be significantly down due to drought
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