Multimedia Library - All http://westernfarmpress.com/media/all en Photos - Thermal, Calif. date farm switches to 100 percent surface drip http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/photos-thermal-calif-date-farm-switches-100-percent-surface-drip <div class="node-body gallery-body">California date palm grower David Kohl is adapting production practices used by Israeli date grower Moshe Kirat, including 100 percent surface drip irrigation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/photos-thermal-calif-date-farm-switches-100-percent-surface-drip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/photos-thermal-calif-date-farm-switches-100-percent-surface-drip#comments Irrigation Fruits Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:42:00 +0000 147841 at http://westernfarmpress.com Farmers searching for increased efficiency in lower-price environment http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-searching-increased-efficiency-lower-price-environment <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers reacting to lower prices by seeking ways to save money through more efficient equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-searching-increased-efficiency-lower-price-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-searching-increased-efficiency-lower-price-environment#comments Alfalfa Equipment Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:46:00 +0000 148211 at http://westernfarmpress.com Toro celebrating its first 100 years with event at World Ag Expo http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/toro-celebrating-its-first-100-years-event-world-ag-expo <div class="node-body video-body">Toro marks approach of its 100th anniversary with media event, product introduction at World Ag Expo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/toro-celebrating-its-first-100-years-event-world-ag-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/toro-celebrating-its-first-100-years-event-world-ag-expo#comments Equipment Irrigation Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:51:00 +0000 148071 at http://westernfarmpress.com Case IH announces new entries for the hay and forage market http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/case-ih-announces-new-entries-hay-and-forage-market <div class="node-body video-body">Case IH uses new World Ag Expo Pavilion to introduce new LB4 series balers that offer producers more flexibility and the ability to harvest more hay while the sun shines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/case-ih-announces-new-entries-hay-and-forage-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/case-ih-announces-new-entries-hay-and-forage-market#comments Alfalfa Equipment Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:17:00 +0000 148051 at http://westernfarmpress.com Faces - 2014 American Pistachio Growers Conference http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/faces-2014-american-pistachio-growers-conference <div class="node-body gallery-body">About 830 growers, processors, and other pistachio industry members gather for the 2014 American Pistachio Growers Conference. The event included a production breakout session where four University of California, Davis specialists discussed pistachio diseases, pests, and ways to plant a better western pistachio orchard.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/faces-2014-american-pistachio-growers-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/faces-2014-american-pistachio-growers-conference#comments Orchard Crops Pistachios Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:19:00 +0000 147761 at http://westernfarmpress.com Photos: GeoBlu Explorer detects crop problems http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/photos-geoblu-explorer-detects-crop-problems <div class="node-body gallery-body">The GeoBlu Explorer is an unmanned aerial vehicle which can help growers detect problems in farm fields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/photos-geoblu-explorer-detects-crop-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/photos-geoblu-explorer-detects-crop-problems#comments Miscellaneous Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:10:00 +0000 147861 at http://westernfarmpress.com AgCareers’ Spell: Ag has shortage of ‘ready now’ employees http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agcareers-spell-ag-has-shortage-ready-now-employees <div class="node-body video-body">AgCareers.com's Eric Spell says agriculture is looking for more "ready now" workers and that returning veterans can help meet demand for those kinds of employees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agcareers-spell-ag-has-shortage-ready-now-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agcareers-spell-ag-has-shortage-ready-now-employees#comments Management Miscellaneous Mon, 07 Apr 2014 01:48:00 +0000 147891 at http://westernfarmpress.com Photos - 2014 American Pistachio Growers Convention http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/photos-2014-american-pistachio-growers-convention <div class="node-body gallery-body">Take a peek! Smiling folks having fun at the 2014 American Pistachio Growers Conference at Coronado Island, Calif. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/photos-2014-american-pistachio-growers-convention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/photos-2014-american-pistachio-growers-convention#comments Orchard Crops Pistachios Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:40:00 +0000 147741 at http://westernfarmpress.com Solar panels provide major cost savings for Lakeside Dairy http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/solar-panels-provide-major-cost-savings-lakeside-dairy <div class="node-body video-body">Solar panels helped dairy in San Joaquin Valley reduce costs and survive recession and drought</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/solar-panels-provide-major-cost-savings-lakeside-dairy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/solar-panels-provide-major-cost-savings-lakeside-dairy#comments Equipment Management Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:01:00 +0000 147721 at http://westernfarmpress.com Monteiro brothers survive recession, drought to live their dream http://westernfarmpress.com/management/monteiro-brothers-survive-recession-drought-live-their-dream <div class="node-body video-body">Monteiro Brothers -- Mike and Manuel -- weather the storms of recession, drought and high grain prices to realize their dream to build bigger and better dairy in San Joaquin Valley.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/monteiro-brothers-survive-recession-drought-live-their-dream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/monteiro-brothers-survive-recession-drought-live-their-dream#comments Management Miscellaneous Livestock World Ag Expo Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:15:00 +0000 147681 at http://westernfarmpress.com