Posts by Todd Fitchette

Container ships at the Port of Oakland
in Farm Press Blog Feb 19, 2015

Labor union action harms economy, national security

West Coast ports work stoppage is harming economy and national security....More
West Coast ports on strike
in Farm Press Blog Feb 05, 2015

West Coast ports stoppage ripples inland with layoffs

West Coast ports shutdown forces California food processors to close shop until stoppage is over....More
The Sacramento River at Red Bluff
in Farm Press Blog Feb 02, 2015

People can't drink studies: they need water

California can ill-afford to waste more time on studies as wells go dry and third-world conditions expand in the Golden State....More
Irrigation water in a California canal
in Farm Press Blog Jan 26, 2015

Newspapers challenge California to see need for water

Newspaper editorials begin to challenge public thought on how water is currently used in California....More
Storm clouds over Tulare wheat field
in Farm Press Blog Jan 16, 2015

Will drought, ports issue create 'Perfect Storm' for Ag?

Does the ports slowdown and drought combine to create 'perfect storm' for American agriculture?....More
American food security is jeopardized by lack of sustainable water for farming
in Farm Press Blog Jan 08, 2015

California has no future without sustainable water

Building High Speed Rail without providing adequate water for California is irresponsible....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 05, 2015

Fundamental policy changes needed to reverse 'greying'

Fundamental changes are necessary in U.S. agricultural policy if domestic food production is to remain sustainable....More
Shasta Dam
in Farm Press Blog Dec 27, 2014

Water the cornerstone to building a better California

Water availability needs to be higher on list when it comes to urban planning desires....More
Dry dock on Shasta Lake
in Farm Press Blog Dec 22, 2014

Trillion is the new terabyte

NASA's prediction of 11 trillion gallons of water needed sounds like a computer pitch for terabytes of storage....More
California almonds
in Farm Press Blog Dec 14, 2014

Almond Board helps growers overcome challenges

Almond Board of California paves successful path for growers and handlers alike....More
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