Posts by Todd Fitchette

in Farm Press Blog Apr 28, 2015

Save the almonds if you want to protect honey bees

Almond blossoms are said to be a complete food source for honey bees....More
Dry dock
in Farm Press Blog Apr 27, 2015

National focus on California drought has its benefits

National attention of California's drought serves as good conversation-starter....More
Almond trees benefit nature
in Farm Press Blog Apr 23, 2015

Addressing climate change one orchard at a time

California farmers fail to get credit for helping address climate change by planting millions of acres of trees....More
Shasta Dan hydro facilities
in Farm Press Blog Apr 10, 2015

California water decisions lead to misplaced outrage

California's drought and the misplaced outrage over water allocations....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 10, 2015

California agriculture's use of water is not the problem

U.S. water policy has pushed humans to secondary users of water behind the environment....More
Severe drought
in Farm Press Blog Apr 06, 2015

When numbers and stories don't add up to good policy

California's water policy is failing to help farmers, cities and the environment....More
Severe drought
in Farm Press Blog Apr 02, 2015

State regulators defend California agriculture

When state regulators defend agriculture the best thing we can do is say 'thank you.'....More
Farmer's Market
in Farm Press Blog Mar 24, 2015

What if California stopped growing food for consumers?

Could drought be an open door to beginning policy discussion on very basic questions about water?....More
house fly
in Farm Press Blog Mar 20, 2015

Activist groups not much different than a fly

Mission statements of activist groups don't match their true motives....More
Presidents Kennedy and Eisenhower visit in Palm Springs
in Farm Press Blog Mar 18, 2015

Remembering Kennedy's words on National Ag Day

On National Ag Day we remember the words of President Kennedy at San Luis Dam dedication....More
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