Posts by Todd Fitchette

Organic food
in Farm Press Blog Oct 06, 2015

Food labeling debate drives political policy

How agricultural policy is driven by food labeling....More
Water protest in Mendota
in Farm Press Blog Oct 05, 2015

It's time to do more than just rally for water

Mendota water rally is a call to action....More
Asian citrus psyllid feeding on citrus leaf
in Farm Press Blog Oct 01, 2015

Beware the 'snake-oil salesman' selling HLB cures

California continues its fight against HLB as citrus industry warns growers to be cautious about false claims....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 25, 2015

Why does milk pricing have to be so complicated?

Could U.S. policy be to blame for the extremes in dairy pricing and for causing dairymen to go out of business?....More
Millions of angry bees could come to an urban neighborhood near you
in Farm Press Blog Sep 16, 2015

More locations line up to legalize urban bee colonies

Now San Diego wants to legalize urban beekeeping near schools, parks....More
New almond planting
in Farm Press Blog Sep 10, 2015

Why do farmers have to defend making a profit?

Why is it okay for software engineers and computer developers to profit richly but not the American farmer?....More
Bee on watermelon blossom
in Farm Press Blog Sep 08, 2015

Move to okay bee hives in LA back yards is misguided

Proposal to allow bee hives in Los Angeles yards is misguided and could do more harm than good....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 01, 2015

What if more water storage is good for the environment?

Without saying it, the Environmental Defense Fund backs into the notion that more water storage might be a good thing....More
California Gov. Jerry Brown at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif.
in Farm Press Blog Aug 29, 2015

Higher Ag values can mask industry challenges

As California amasses higher agricultural values, the industry's true challenges are masked by rising prices....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 24, 2015

Our enemies haven't been as successful as our leaders

US enemies couldn't achieve what American politicians have in recent years....More
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