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.

Board chairmen
California cotton acreage could dip to 1920's levels 5
California cotton acreage could be significantly down due to drought
Rice combine
Storms provide drought relief for some growers
Late-season storms provide drought relief to some Northern California growers
Drought chokes ag research efforts in California 3
Drought chokes Ag research projects in California
Monteiro brothers
California dairy powers savings with solar 1
Solar helps dairy producer milk more profit by reducing power costs
Tulare Water Rally
Tulare water rally draws the frustrated and frightened 4
Tulare water rally draws the frustrated and frightened
Discussing the new 2014 farm law are Arizona cotton grower Adam Hatley, left,
Farm law cotton provision draws mixed reviews in West
The provisions in the new federal farm law could be a good fit for many of the nation’s cotton producers but a mixed bag in the West.
Friant-Kern Canal
Could California drought be 'Katrina' moment?
Could California drought be a "Katrina" moment?
Dry irrigation ditch
Ag water cuts anger San Joaquin Valley communities
Protest over Ag water cuts felt in Sacramento
Mike Stoddard
A legacy made: Consumers go nuts over Breeze
Blue Diamond R&D manager looks back on three-plus decades of development
Walnut orchard
Botryosphaeria a 'sleeping giant' in walnuts
Botryosphaeria a “sleeping giant” in walnuts
Water summit discussion
California's drought has far-reaching impacts 7
California's drought predicted to wreak havoc on state's economy through lost jobs and higher food costs because of lower food production.
Weed scientists
Herbicide-resistant weeds a growing problem
Herbicide resistant weeds continue to be a growing problem for farmers around the United States.
Mark Jansen
Blue Diamond grows profits on trees
Blue Diamond Growers generates its own wave of success on heart-healthy nut
California Tomato Growers Association leadership
Virus slams 2013 California tomato yields
Beet curly top virus claims one million tons of 2013 tomato crop in California
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World Ag Expo transfers Ag Warrior Program will help veterans find careers in agriculture
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