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Oct 26, 2011

Wine drinkers respond to deceptive wine labeling charge2

I enjoy California wine and drink it often. I just want to know what I am drinking by the front of the label. I think I understand the differences....More
Oct 25, 2011

Foundation doesn’t mind exploiting cantaloupe tragedy2

The Weston A. Price Foundation apparently has no qualms about exploiting calamity either. They don’t even need the facts to put out a news release –....More
Oct 24, 2011

Cotton photo entry deadline fast approaching

You still have time to get your photos in the contest, send them to by Nov. 1, 2011....More
Oct 13, 2011

Don't always trust what you think is on wine label10

California grape growers have been battered around for more than a decade. They have been told to get tough and be competitive. Most wine grape....More
Oct 11, 2011

CBD deserves its own Rubber Dodo Award1

The Center for Biological Diversity, the out-of-whack environmental group based in Tucson, Ariz., will soon announce the winner of its annual....More
Oct 11, 2011

The jobs market of the future: ‘Creativity will rule the day’

Jobs of the future will demand creativity as a key ingredient....More
Sep 30, 2011

2011 Cotton Photo Contest1

Farm Press would like to recognize the beauty of cotton and the people who grow it. Send us your best cotton photos: kids in cotton fields, blooms,....More
Sep 30, 2011

It’s been a record year for broken records

This summer, thousands of heat records were broken at individual U.S. weather stations in June, July and August, according to the National Oceanic....More
Sep 28, 2011

Anti-biotech crowd convinced GMO food is road to extinction6

My previous column about the GMO food labeling issue touched a few nerves in the anti-biotech crowd. Most did not like the notion that genetically....More
Sep 27, 2011

Whether it’s cheap offshore labor or robots, U.S. jobs outlook isn't bright

Cheap offshore labor or robots, U.S. jobs outlook isn't bright....More
Sep 19, 2011

A billion here, a billion there, and lost taxes become serious money1

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon lost taxes amount to serious money....More
Sep 16, 2011

GPS signals, broadband coverage and White House message massaging

A Thursday report sheds light on how LightSquared lined up its deal and how the Obama administration – keen to fulfill promises to bring broadband....More
Sep 08, 2011

The blame game: Whose fault is it that trade pacts linger in limbo?

Playing the blame game: Whose fault is it that trade agreements have been in limbo?....More
Sep 07, 2011

Time to take on anti-biotech crowd over GMO labeling106

The California anti-biotech/anti-genetically modified/anti-science crowd is at it again. This time around they are calling themselves “advocates for....More
Sep 06, 2011

Social media offers insights on organic farming1

Social media can sometimes provide a colossal opportunity to fritter away time that could better be used to accomplish a bit of work. It can suck you....More
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