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U.S. Capitol
May 19, 2016

What role should science play in GMO debate?

Is science important in developing decisions of public policy surrounding agriculture?....More
May 18, 2016

Study reports 'inconvenient truth' about GMO's2

Report spells out why we should not fear GMOs....More
May 15, 2016

Western tree nut industry getting its ‘mojo’ back

As a teenager growing up in Mississippi, I took care of my grandma’s yard every Saturday morning – mowing her hilly front, back, and side....More
Old typewriter
May 14, 2016

Technology can be good but is it always relevant?1

Good marketing is still an art, not a "shotgun approach"....More
May 09, 2016

‘Business as usual’ on Saudi purchased Arizona-California farms2

Over the last several months, some people inside and outside of agriculture have been concerned over the sale of alfalfa farms in Vicksburg, Ariz....More
Severe drought limit outdoor watering
May 02, 2016

A tale of two states and of man-made drought1

Opinions differ as to the continued existence of drought conditions in California....More
Republican presidential candidates
Apr 28, 2016

What do presidential candidates think of US agriculture?1

What are the thoughts of those running for president when it comes to American agriculture?....More
Apr 25, 2016

Make China pay price for cotton market misdeeds1

China is a double-edged sword killing the world cotton market. A recent Wall Street Journal article repeated what cotton marketers have been saying....More
It takes irrigation water to grow crops
Apr 20, 2016

California food banks receive record donations in 2015

Last year the California Association of Food Banks’ (CAFB) Farm to Family program received a record 150 million pounds of donated produce from the....More
Apr 19, 2016

Circus politics, polling screw-up, long voting lines

We’re all aware of the political circus act currently performed under the Republican and Democratic parties’ ‘Big Tops’ for....More
Apr 18, 2016

Activists profit well by peddling fear

Environmental activist groups profit well by selling fear because it's easy to sell, requires little logical forethought and because we allow it....More
Apr 06, 2016

Water decision another nail in agriculture's coffin12

Water decision another nail in agriculture's coffin....More
Irrigation pump
Apr 05, 2016

Leaders react to USBR water allocation announcement1

Reactions to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's California water allocation for 2016....More
Apr 04, 2016

Dam Train initiative halted at departure2

The opposition to the Dam Train Initiative once again exposed California agriculture’s political underbelly, disunity. Many agricultural interests....More
New Melones Reservoir
Apr 01, 2016

From the 'You Can't Make This Up' department

Stanislaus River pulse flows announced right after zero-percent allocation is made public....More
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