Posts by Todd Fitchette

June Dairy Month celebrates sustainable milk industry
in Farm Press Blog Jun 21, 2016

June Dairy Month honors more than just the cows

A vibrant and sustainable dairy industry can go a long way towards sustaining entire agricultural economies....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 13, 2016

Citrus industry not waiting for public funds to fight HLB

The fight to find cure for Huanglongbing is life-or-death for the U.S. citrus industry and for California growers....More
in Farm Press Blog May 26, 2016

How emotions hurt communities and the environment

How has man's desire to hemp nature actually hurt the environment?....More
Tree and irrigation canal
in Farm Press Blog May 26, 2016

Sometimes dirt-road journeys are the most rewarding

Writing about agriculture didn’t come until several years into my journalism career. While at the time I saw my duties of writing about farming and....More
U.S. Capitol
in Farm Press Blog May 19, 2016

What role should science play in GMO debate?

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

Study reports 'inconvenient truth' about GMO's

Report spells out why we should not fear GMOs....More
Old typewriter
in Farm Press Blog May 14, 2016

Technology can be good but is it always relevant?

Good marketing is still an art, not a "shotgun approach"....More
Severe drought limit outdoor watering
in Farm Press Blog May 02, 2016

A tale of two states and of man-made drought

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

What do presidential candidates think of US agriculture?

What are the thoughts of those running for president when it comes to American agriculture?....More
It takes irrigation water to grow crops
in Farm Press Blog 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
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