Most Recent Blog Posts

house fly
Mar 20, 2015

Activist groups not much different than a fly

Mission statements of activist groups don't match their true motives....More
Mar 18, 2015

Agriculturalists weigh in, discuss mandatory GMO labeling issue

In recent months, two speakers at major farm industry events held in the West shared their thoughts on the proposed mandatory labeling of food....More
Presidents Kennedy and Eisenhower visit in Palm Springs
Mar 18, 2015

Remembering Kennedy's words on National Ag Day

On National Ag Day we remember the words of President Kennedy at San Luis Dam dedication....More
California drought conditions worsen
Mar 09, 2015

California's lack of embarrassment is appalling

Third world water conditions exist in same state responsible for the personal computer....More
Springtime in California
Mar 09, 2015

Join us for California and Arizona's near-perfect weather

While East Coast shivers California and Arizona bask under near-perfect weather....More
Mar 04, 2015

'Mr. Spock’s death a reminder of life-changing scientific strides

I’ve always been interested in science, the future, and wondering about how the next great invention could reshape the world. Television actor....More
California FFA Delegation
Feb 26, 2015

World Ag Expo a venue for new ideas about agriculture

World Ag Expo offers excellent venue for new ideas to help American agriculture succeed....More
Container ships at the Port of Oakland
Feb 19, 2015

Labor union action harms economy, national security

West Coast ports work stoppage is harming economy and national security....More
West Coast ports on strike
Feb 05, 2015

West Coast ports stoppage ripples inland with layoffs

West Coast ports shutdown forces California food processors to close shop until stoppage is over....More
The Sacramento River at Red Bluff
Feb 02, 2015

People can't drink studies: they need water

California can ill-afford to waste more time on studies as wells go dry and third-world conditions expand in the Golden State....More
Irrigation water in a California canal
Jan 26, 2015

Newspapers challenge California to see need for water

Newspaper editorials begin to challenge public thought on how water is currently used in California....More
Jan 20, 2015

98 percent of U.S. cotton farms are family operated

Newspaper, website, and magazine headlines which assert that corporations - not families – operate the majority of U.S. farms are simply....More
Storm clouds over Tulare wheat field
Jan 16, 2015

Will drought, ports issue create 'Perfect Storm' for Ag?

Does the ports slowdown and drought combine to create 'perfect storm' for American agriculture?....More
American food security is jeopardized by lack of sustainable water for farming
Jan 08, 2015

California has no future without sustainable water

Building High Speed Rail without providing adequate water for California is irresponsible....More
Jan 05, 2015

Fundamental policy changes needed to reverse 'greying'

Fundamental changes are necessary in U.S. agricultural policy if domestic food production is to remain sustainable....More
What's Farm Press Blog?

The Farm Press Daily Blog

Connect With Us

Blog Archive
Continuing Education Courses
Sponsored by Monsanto, this accredited Weed Resistance Management CEU gives an overview of...
New Course
The Federal Organic Foods Production Act set standards for both growers and consumers, and the...
New Course
Mites are small arthropods in the class Arachnida and the subclass Acari. Although they are...

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×