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.

Colusa County rice farmers Ben and Denise Carter
Benden Farms builds sustainability into diversification
Benden Farms fosters agricultural sustainability on 3,000-acre diversified farming operation in Colusa County, Calif.
San Luis Reservoir levels still quite low
California boosts predicted state water allocation
California boosts state water allocation but still refuses to store as much water as possible from storm flows
UCANR Vice President Glenda Humiston
Humiston on mission to promote agricultural research
New University of California vice president for Ag and Natural Resources on mission to improve scientific literacy and agricultural policy making
California Citrus Mutual President Joel Nelsen
California Citrus Mutual supports Feinstein's water bill 1
California citrus industry officials continue to press Congress for real and comprehensive water reform
106,349 - Record attendance at 2016 World Ag Expo

The 2016 World Ag Expo, under sunny skies and temperatures in the low 70s, drew large crowds seeking the latest and greatest innovations in the business of agriculture.

Foremost on the minds of farmers and ranchers was finding the best tools to make their operations more efficient leading to increased profitability.

About 1,600 exhibitors shared their wares with potential customers who were there to see first hand the products which could fit their operations.

Enjoy these photos at World Ag Expo, courtesy of Western Farm Press.

Colusa Farm Show
Day One: Colusa Farm Show draws thousands
Photo Gallery: Day One of the Colusa Farm Show draws thousands
Beekeeper says communication can help reduce risk of bee theft
Bee thefts pick up as almond bloom begins 1
Bee theft a big issue affecting almond growers and beekeepers
Citrus industry experts warn California growers
California citrus growers told to brace for HLB
USDA researcher finds correlation between Asian citrus psyllid and disease in Texas studies
California Weed Science Society Award of Excellence
California weed science gathering continues to grow
California Weed Science Society talks challenges at annual meeting
Monsanto fights California proposal to name glyphosate a carcinogen
Monsanto sues California on proposed glyphosate rule 1
Monsanto fires back at California over potential Proposition 65 listing of glyphosate
Asian citrus psyllid feeds on small tree in southern California
Diseased Asian citrus psyllid found in Los Angeles 1
State officials find Asian citrus psyllid in Los Angeles neighborhood with bacteria that causes citrus greening disease
Crop damage to almonds from insects
Could farmers face a total loss of chlorpyrifos?
EPA moves forward with proposed ban on chlorpyrifos
Colusa Farm Show
One-stop shopping at Colusa Farm Show, Feb. 2-4
Colusa County Fairgrounds to host Colusa Farm Show Feb. 2-4
Don Stanley, Frank Saviez honored by San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association
Successful wine grape growers honored for work
Two Central Valley grape industry leaders praised for decades of service and work in the wine grape industry
Almond Conference focuses on efforts to achieve groundwater sustainability
Almonds could be used for groundwater recharge
Almond industry studies impacts to trees by flooding orchards to aid groundwater recharge
Connect With Us
Commodity Prices

Market Data provided by

Continuing Education Courses
Sponsored by Monsanto, this accredited Weed Resistance Management CEU gives an overview of...
New Course
The Federal Organic Foods Production Act set standards for both growers and consumers, and the...
New Course
Mites are small arthropods in the class Arachnida and the subclass Acari. Although they are...

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×