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A no-till cotton trial in Central California
Jun 18, 2014

Could more dryland farming be in California's future?

Could California farming's reliance on irrigation technologies and infrastructure be blamed for lower adoption rates of conservation tillage and....More
Loaded almond branch
Jun 10, 2014

Is the almond cart currently ahead of the water wagon?

Water availability is the biggest kink in the almond supply chain in California....More
The Mayberry Cafe, Danville, Ind.
May 28, 2014

Summertime: Mayberry Café and the Land “O” Nod Motel

The Mayberry Café and weekend celebration were a fitting tribute to the old Andy Griffith television program which featured ‘Sheriff Without a Gun’....More
Hamburger and fries
May 19, 2014

Crow and feet are a tough diet for Ag reporters

Crow and feet are a tough diet for Ag reporters... and hard to chew too....More
Small deer herd
May 19, 2014

The unintended consequences of do-gooders

How the unintended consequences of environmental activists destroys the balance of nature....More
Friant-Kern Canal
May 19, 2014

Are water wars and civil unrest next for California?

Are water wars and civil unrest next for California?....More
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?

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

California's regulated drought impacts aquifers

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
Artichoke
Apr 24, 2014

Agriculture not just confined to middle of California

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

How are all those political contributions working out?

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

Selling forecasts from bad numbers

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

Oil and water mix well for Kern County agriculture

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
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