Posts by Todd Fitchette

Honey bee on citrus blossom
in Farm Press Blog Nov 24, 2015

Citrus materials banned from Rose Parade floats

Tournament of Roses Parade will not allow citrus plant material on any of its floats due to quarantine restrictions....More
Strawberry harvest in Santa Maria, Calif.
in Farm Press Blog Nov 17, 2015

Could indoor vegetable farming be viable technology?

Ohio looks at promoting indoor vegetable production on commercial scale....More
Marijuana plants
in Farm Press Blog Nov 16, 2015

Do not call them 'pot plants' - they're 'trees'

Who wins if Mendocino marijuana growers lose their battle against 'corporate marijuana farms?'....More
Structure used during construction of Shasta Dam became visible in 2015
in Farm Press Blog Nov 11, 2015

Bombs, guns and lawsuits each have a similar purpose

Some use bombs, guns and knives to elicit fear; others use lawsuits to achieve their purposes....More
California State Water Project
in Farm Press Blog Nov 06, 2015

Seasons change while government remains unprepared

It’s a good thing water is not a precious and rare resource in California; otherwise the foot-dragging by state and federal government....More
Rain on a car windshield
in Farm Press Blog Nov 03, 2015

It's raining in California: time to party!

It takes precious little else to excite Californians these days than rain and snow falling from the sky....More
Women play a big part in advancing American agriculture
in Farm Press Blog Oct 29, 2015

Character content, not labels, makes agriculture great

Women serve many vital roles in American agriculture....More
Bat flying by the moon Getty Images
in Farm Press Blog Oct 28, 2015

Getting a little 'batty' before Halloween

Bats not only play an important roll in ecosystems, but have been credited with providing billions of dollars in agricultural pest control services....More
Plates of Mexican food
in Farm Press Blog Oct 26, 2015

How Facebook has killed legitimate debate

When it comes to communications, social media has perhaps done more to destroy diligent debate than any other medium known to man....More
Organic food
in Farm Press Blog Oct 06, 2015

Food labeling debate drives political policy

How agricultural policy is driven by food labeling....More
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