Posts by Todd Fitchette

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
Friant-Kern Canal
in Farm Press Blog May 19, 2014

Are water wars and civil unrest next for California?

Are water wars and civil unrest next for California?....More
University of California Riverside
in Farm Press Blog May 13, 2014

Where would agriculture be without university research?

America's land grant colleges provide invaluable service to global consumers....More
Irrigation canal
in Farm Press Blog May 08, 2014

California's regulated drought impacts aquifers

California's regulated drought drains aquifers statewide. Now the government wants to control those too....More
Fresh California produce
in Farm Press Blog May 01, 2014

Where agricultural marketing and policy collide

How the marketing of California agricultural commodities should have policy ramifications at state level....More
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