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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
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?1

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

Water rights holders call Feds on contract violation2

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

Greenpeace knows no shame in Golden Rice battle6

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 rights4

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
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