Posts by Todd Fitchette

Drip irrigation is commonly used in California citrus groves
in Farm Press Blog Jul 18, 2014

Major media still wrong on agricultural water use

State records show that media continue to lie about Calfifornia agriculture's use of irrigation water....More
US Capitol steps
in Farm Press Blog Jul 16, 2014

Trains, misplaced priorities, and water

How public policy decisions don't just hurt one industry, but erode public health and safety in the process....More
Where do we go from here?
in Farm Press Blog Jul 03, 2014

Agriculture has opportunity to shape important debates

California agriculture has golden opportunity to shape important debates....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 24, 2014

Will the Asian citrus psyllid be Gov. Brown's Medfly 2.0?

First the governor, now the California legislature opts to not spend more money on fight against the Asian citrus psyllid....More
California produces an abundance of fresh, healthy food.
in Farm Press Blog Jun 23, 2014

Organic versus conventional divide not helping agriculture

Dividing agriculture between organic and conventional - big and small - does little good to promote utilitarian agricultural policy in the U.S....More
U.S. Capitol building
in Farm Press Blog Jun 19, 2014

Will new House leader be good for California Ag?

Will Rep. Kevin McCarthy's ascension to House Majority Leader post bode well for California agriculture given that he represents some of the richest....More
A no-till cotton trial in Central California
in Farm Press Blog Jun 18, 2014

Could more dryland farming be in California's future?

Could California farming's reliance on irrigation technologies and infrastructure be blamed for lower adoption rates of conservation tillage and....More
Loaded almond branch
in Farm Press Blog Jun 10, 2014

Is the almond cart currently ahead of the water wagon?

Water availability is the biggest kink in the almond supply chain in California....More
Hamburger and fries
in Farm Press Blog May 19, 2014

Crow and feet are a tough diet for Ag reporters

Crow and feet are a tough diet for Ag reporters... and hard to chew too....More
Small deer herd
in Farm Press Blog May 19, 2014

The unintended consequences of do-gooders

How the unintended consequences of environmental activists destroys the balance of nature....More
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