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Sep 09, 2013

California uses media to combat Asian citrus psyllid

California citrus growers reach out to residents about the dangers of the Asian citrus psyllid through mass media and social media....More
Sep 09, 2013

Ag research delivers critical answers for growers, consumers

As the football season shifts into high gear, televisions across the nation will display pigskin drama aplenty. I enjoy watching ‘Hail Mary....More
Sep 05, 2013

EPA using guns, body armor to enforce Clean Water Act?

EPA is using guns, body armor to enforce Clean Water Act?....More
Sep 05, 2013

Sustaining agriculture from the board room

Ag organization leaders recognize need for cooperative spirit in political debates....More
Sep 04, 2013

PETA: Light up - just do not eat the foie gras

Chefs say they will ignore California's foie gras ban....More
Sep 03, 2013

Regulating ourselves to death

The slow creep of government regulation over the rights of American landowners is a barely perceptible process in which laws and regulations quietly....More
Aug 28, 2013

PETA blames genital size on chicken wings

PETA is blaming small genitalia on the consumption of buffalo chicken wings....More
Aug 28, 2013

Worshipping the golden calf — wagyu style

The wagyu beef market is flooded with fakes, but prices for the genuine article can reach $1,760 per pound....More
Aug 28, 2013

Water challenges will not be solved this way

Agricultural water challenges continue to be ignored by policy makers while environmentalists offer few solutions....More
Aug 26, 2013

Meet the apostle of post-organic agriculture

Leontino Balbo Junior preaches the gospel of ecosystem revitalizing agriculture — ERA....More
Aug 26, 2013

Ag education gets $2 million boost at Chico State

Philanthropist donates $2 million to California State University, Chico for agricutlure program scholarships....More
Aug 23, 2013

Save the cockroaches, flies, fleas, white grubs

Don’t stop short environmental whackos. Cockroaches, fleas, flies and white grubs need your support in trying to ban neonicotinoids....More
Aug 23, 2013

'5 Foods You Should Never Eat' list absurd

While recently checking out the latest news on the CNN.com website, a video link caught my eye with the title “5 Foods You Should Never Eat....More
Aug 21, 2013

Death on the farm a grim reality of agriculture

Death on the farm is often just one accident away....More
Aug 20, 2013

Like agriculture, bats need better PR

Wind turbines kill millions of birds annually, and the environmental lobby says nothing. Meanwhile, kill a few small fish and a whole industry and....More
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