Farm Press Blog http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/19467/feed The Farm Press Daily Blog en Higher Ag values can mask industry challenges http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/higher-ag-values-can-mask-industry-challenges <div class="node-body blog-body">As California amasses higher agricultural values, the industry's true challenges are masked by rising prices</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/higher-ag-values-can-mask-industry-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/higher-ag-values-can-mask-industry-challenges#comments Irrigation Crops Farm Press Blog Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:57:00 +0000 161201 at http://westernfarmpress.com Our enemies haven't been as successful as our leaders http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/our-enemies-havent-been-successful-our-leaders <div class="node-body blog-body">US enemies couldn't achieve what American politicians have in recent years</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/our-enemies-havent-been-successful-our-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/our-enemies-havent-been-successful-our-leaders#comments Irrigation Government Farm Press Blog Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:10:00 +0000 161181 at http://westernfarmpress.com Indecision sinking California faster than epic drought http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/indecision-sinking-california-faster-epic-drought <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Newly-released National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) satellite imagery pictorially illustrates that California is sinking faster than ever before &ndash; notably not at the speed of the iceberg hit, broken-hulled Titanic.</p> <p>The worst part is neither had to happen.</p> <p>According to the &lsquo;sky-spy&rsquo; folks at NASA, snapped satellite photos confirm some areas of California&rsquo;s famed San Joaquin Valley are sinking nearly two inches per month tied in part to drought and continued large scale amounts of groundwater pumping.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/indecision-sinking-california-faster-epic-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/indecision-sinking-california-faster-epic-drought#comments Miscellaneous Drought Farm Press Blog Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:54:00 +0000 161161 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Getty Images.</p> California's vigilance in HLB fight could reap rewards http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/californias-vigilance-hlb-fight-could-reap-rewards <div class="node-body blog-body">Troubling as it may seem, discovering HLB in California could bring us closer to finding a cure for the disease.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/californias-vigilance-hlb-fight-could-reap-rewards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/californias-vigilance-hlb-fight-could-reap-rewards#comments Orchard Crops Citrus Farm Press Blog Thu, 20 Aug 2015 20:41:00 +0000 161121 at http://westernfarmpress.com Why agriculture is good for kids http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/why-agriculture-good-kids <div class="node-body blog-body">Why children need to be exposed to agriculture</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/why-agriculture-good-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/why-agriculture-good-kids#comments Miscellaneous Business Farm Press Blog Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:44:00 +0000 161071 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Kids raised around agriculture seem to do well in life.</p> Cuba's transition and the joys of Ag journalism http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/cubas-transition-and-joys-ag-journalism <div class="node-body blog-body">Good journalism does not happen in a vacuum. It takes effort and relationships to build.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/cubas-transition-and-joys-ag-journalism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/cubas-transition-and-joys-ag-journalism#comments Miscellaneous Business Farm Press Blog Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:54:00 +0000 160961 at http://westernfarmpress.com Frustrations flow over slow reactions to drought http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/frustrations-flow-over-slow-reactions-drought <div class="node-body blog-body">Californians frustrated over bureaucratic red tape, inaction in water emergency</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/frustrations-flow-over-slow-reactions-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/frustrations-flow-over-slow-reactions-drought#comments Irrigation Drought Farm Press Blog Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:30:00 +0000 160841 at http://westernfarmpress.com Agricultural interviews are an honor, enjoyable – not ‘work’ http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/agricultural-interviews-are-honor-enjoyable-not-work <div class="node-body blog-body">Farm journalist is the second-best job out there, in my opinion, behind the farmer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/agricultural-interviews-are-honor-enjoyable-not-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/agricultural-interviews-are-honor-enjoyable-not-work#comments Miscellaneous Farm Press Blog Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:02:00 +0000 160801 at http://westernfarmpress.com California needs El Niño water...not a weather dud http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/california-needs-el-ni-o-waternot-weather-dud <div class="node-body blog-body">Will El Niño be a bust this year? Some think not.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/california-needs-el-ni-o-waternot-weather-dud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/california-needs-el-ni-o-waternot-weather-dud#comments Irrigation El Nino Farm Press Blog Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:46:00 +0000 160781 at http://westernfarmpress.com Why good domestic agricultural policy is vital http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/why-good-domestic-agricultural-policy-vital <div class="node-body blog-body">Does America need better agricultural policy?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/why-good-domestic-agricultural-policy-vital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/why-good-domestic-agricultural-policy-vital#comments Government Government Farm Press Blog Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:10:00 +0000 160451 at http://westernfarmpress.com