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May 16, 2014

Mandatory GMO labeling issue blurs political party lines

State and federal proposals to mandate the labeling of food products containing genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) is a searing-hot issue today....More
University of California Riverside
May 13, 2014

Where would agriculture be without university research?2

America's land grant colleges provide invaluable service to global consumers....More
Irrigation canal
May 08, 2014

California's regulated drought impacts aquifers10

California's regulated drought drains aquifers statewide. Now the government wants to control those too....More
Fresh California produce
May 01, 2014

Where agricultural marketing and policy collide

How the marketing of California agricultural commodities should have policy ramifications at state level....More
Apr 24, 2014

Agriculture not just confined to middle of California2

Agriculture defines the culture of many regions in California....More
California State Capitol
Apr 14, 2014

How are all those political contributions working out?1

How effective are political donations from California agriculture?....More
Lettuce field
Apr 11, 2014

Selling forecasts from bad numbers1

UCLA Anderson Report builds premises on inaccuracies....More
Oil and grapes
Apr 10, 2014

Oil and water mix well for Kern County agriculture1

Oil and water are a good mix in parched California agricultural region....More
Apr 09, 2014

Ag's diminishing patience could hurt political races

Agricultural donations to Republican races could be cut over immigration issues....More
Shasta Lake
Apr 08, 2014

Some California runoff being stored; just not all of it

Delta pumping turned on in wake of recent rains....More
San Luis Reservoir
Mar 28, 2014

Bipartisan effort urges quick capture of water for ag

Bipartisan letter urges immediate action to capture storm runoff for California farmers....More
U.S. Medals of Honor
Mar 26, 2014

March 25 was not just National Ag Day

National Ag Day and National Medal of Honor Day on same day: which one got more attention?....More
Mar 24, 2014

Western agricultural scientist touts GMO safety, benefits5

I am a strong proponent of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) as a safe and healthy way to produce high quality food and fiber to help feed and....More
Dry irrigation ditch
Mar 24, 2014

Can Sites Reservoir get honest hearing?

Sites Reservoir project formally introduced in Congress....More
California State Capitol
Mar 13, 2014

American exceptionalism starts with education

American exceptionalism is borne from a passion, but is fueled by education....More
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