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Mar 12, 2014

Are we too balkanized to solve our problems?

Are we too balkanized to address our agricultural challenges in a highly urbanized society?....More
Colorful boxes of oranges
Mar 10, 2014

What if agriculture could make Twitter skip a beat?

What if agriculture's message could make Twitter skip a beat?....More
Shasta Dam
Mar 03, 2014

Water rights holders call Feds on contract violation

California water rights holders call Feds on contract violation....More
Feb 26, 2014

Greenpeace knows no shame in Golden Rice battle

Golden rice, a means to prevent the deaths of millions of children from vitamin A deficiency, is actively opposed by groups like Greenpeace....More
Feb 24, 2014

Operation Danish Bacon is not about animal rights

The military should always be allowed to train surgeons with pigs or other live animals, despite protests from PETA....More
San Luis Reservoir
Feb 24, 2014

Part Two: California has failed miserably

California has failed miserably in terms of water policy and infrastructure, says one water manager....More
Casa de Fruta
Feb 19, 2014

Don't laugh: Lady Gaga could be great for California Ag

California agriculture needs people like Lady Gaga....More
Feb 19, 2014

Mafia goodfellas pinched in fish and pineapple caper

How long does a fish packed with cocaine stay frozen? How many grams of coke can be stuffed into each fish and how many fish are required? In the....More
Feb 19, 2014

Part One: How to animate a water manager

Some people still believe that commercial growers can manage their way out of severe drought through conservation alone....More
Feb 18, 2014

Obama administration misses boat on drought assistance

Obama Administration's drought financial assistance package contains nearly nothing for crop growers. It is a slap in the face....More
Feb 14, 2014

Obama lectures California on climate change

President Obama visits drought-parched California and promises money to help....More
Feb 13, 2014

Angry Birds: Cockfighting alive and kicking across US

Cockfighting makes for strange bedfellows: Chicken farmer kings, Romanian princesses, derbies in Queens, and Angry Birds....More
Feb 10, 2014

Big Data is agriculture’s big blank on the map

Big Data is giant blank on the map and U.S. agriculture is charging right toward it. Nobody, including farmers, gets to opt out of the unintended....More
MID Canal
Feb 10, 2014

Lack of leadership makes drought worse

Consensus in California as newspapers, organizations call for more water storage....More
Feb 06, 2014

Farmer dragged into harvester escapes with life

Severely mangled and trapped in the rollers of a potato harvester, Darren Taylor literally held on for life: "I had to stay awake to keep out of that....More
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