Harry's 45-year journalism career covers both daily newspapers and agricultural magazines. He was Western Farm Press' first editor and has more than 35 years of experience covering all aspects of high value, irrigated Western agriculture. He is a former member of the California Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy executive council and recipient of the California Association of Pest Control Advisers' (CAPCA) Outstanding Contribution to California Agriculture. Born 7-7-43, Jacksonville, Fla. Raised in Texas where he attended the University of Texas. Harry was a reporter/state editor for newspapers in Texas and Arizona before moving to California in 1975 to begin his career as Western agricultural journalist. Married: 2 children, 5 grandchildren. Lives in Fresno, Calif. Contact Cline at Western Farm Press, 7560 N. Jackson, Fresno, CA 93720. Phone (559) 298-6070. Fax (913) 514-3641.

Posts by Harry Cline

in Farm Press Blog Jan 13, 2014

The ‘Junkyard Dog’ is slowing down

Earl Williams never bought a return bus ticket to Arkansas as he once threatened a few years back when California cotton acreage dipped below 200,000....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 02, 2014

Sad Web rant from someone who should know better

One of the latest anti-GMO, anti-Monsanto/”transnational” corporation scare tactics is from a Los Angeles civil litigation (ambulance chaser)....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 30, 2013

Selfish few continue trying to derail Bay Delta plan

The Bay Delta Conservation Plan Draft may need more changes. It is must not be derailed if California is to develop more needed water....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 05, 2013

Is tide turning against anti-biotechnology movement?

Can the tide be turning against the rabid anti-GMO movement?....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 11, 2013

Washington state GMO labeling initiative soundly defeated

At least $68 million has been poured down a rat hole thanks a bunch of brainless anarchists who don’t seem to understand that the public is not....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 06, 2013

No water for agriculture is slow-moving disaster

There are no gut-wrenching photos or blaring headlines chronicling the slow moving catastrophe that is the California water disaster....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 08, 2013

Looming 2014 California water crisis strikes fear in farmers

California producers are definitely resourceful, but many are feeling like they have no play yet for next season. It will be a long winter of looking....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 04, 2013

Don't mess with football

Did anyone notice the government shutdown? Messing with football crosses the line....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 11, 2013

Extensive PNW testing turns up no more GMO wheat

It is highly unlikely that a bag of conventional wheat seed was inadvertently contaminated by RR wheat....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 10, 2013

Why peaches were so good this summer

There are peach growers and packers out there who are delivering a beautiful, tasty piece of fruit to consumers. Thanks to you all....More
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