Multimedia Library - All http://westernfarmpress.com/media/all en CAPCA opening day features intergalactic theme http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/capca-opening-day-features-intergalactic-theme <div class="node-body gallery-body">CAPCA opens annual convention with intergalactic theme</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/capca-opening-day-features-intergalactic-theme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/capca-opening-day-features-intergalactic-theme#comments Miscellaneous Groups & Organizations Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:23:00 +0000 153411 at http://westernfarmpress.com Gallery: Stark stepping down as CAPCA executive http://westernfarmpress.com/management/gallery-stark-stepping-down-capca-executive <div class="field-byline"> Harry Cline, Farm Press Editor Emeritus </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Terry Stark, who has&nbsp;guided&nbsp;the California Association of Pest Control Advisors&nbsp;over&nbsp;the last decade,&nbsp;plans to retire Dec. 31 and return to his home state of Texas with his wife Sylvia.</p> <p>Stark&#39;s lessons learned in the Marines and politics primed him to lead&nbsp;CAPCA&nbsp;at the right time. He leaves&nbsp;CAPCA as a stronger and more influential organization, according to those who have worked with him.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/gallery-stark-stepping-down-capca-executive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/gallery-stark-stepping-down-capca-executive#comments Management Pesticides Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:12:00 +0000 153181 at http://westernfarmpress.com Gallery: University of Arizona's Cooperative Extension centennial salute http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gallery-university-arizonas-cooperative-extension-centennial-salute <div class="node-body gallery-body">The University of Arizona conducts its last of four centennial tributes statewide to the UA Cooperative Extension created 100 years ago by Smith-Lever Act.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gallery-university-arizonas-cooperative-extension-centennial-salute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gallery-university-arizonas-cooperative-extension-centennial-salute#comments Miscellaneous Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:13:00 +0000 153071 at http://westernfarmpress.com Gallery: Another successful year for Calcot cotton co-op http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-another-successful-year-calcot-cotton-co-op <div class="node-body gallery-body">The people and faces at the 2014 Calcot Limited cotton marketing cooperative annual meeting held in Litchfield Park, Ariz. this fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-another-successful-year-calcot-cotton-co-op" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-another-successful-year-calcot-cotton-co-op#comments Cotton Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:05:00 +0000 152861 at http://westernfarmpress.com Gallery: Honors for Kings County farm community http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/gallery-honors-kings-county-farm-community <div class="field-byline"> Amy Roberts, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>For the 20<sup>th</sup> consecutive year, the Lemoore Chamber of Commerce in Kings County, Calif., has honored a farm family, agriculturalist, and ag supporter of the year.</p> <p>More than 375 farmers, friends, supporters, and community leaders gathered Sept. 12 to congratulate the Miya farm family, the University of California Cooperative Extension Kings County office, and retired UCCE Kings County Farm Advisor Bob Beede.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/gallery-honors-kings-county-farm-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/gallery-honors-kings-county-farm-community#comments Tree Nuts Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:28:00 +0000 152621 at http://westernfarmpress.com Gallery: Spate Farms' raisin grapes, Fresno, Calif. http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/gallery-spate-farms-raisin-grapes-fresno-calif <div class="node-body gallery-body">Changes on the Spate Farms' raisin operation in Fresno, Calif. have improved the economic vitality of the operation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/gallery-spate-farms-raisin-grapes-fresno-calif" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/gallery-spate-farms-raisin-grapes-fresno-calif#comments Grapes Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:59:00 +0000 152521 at http://westernfarmpress.com ACP tour provides first-hand look at citrus tree pests http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/acp-tour-provides-first-hand-look-citrus-tree-pests <div class="node-body gallery-body">San Joaquin Valley growers and crop consultants get first-hand look at Asian citrus psyllid pest during southern California tour.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/acp-tour-provides-first-hand-look-citrus-tree-pests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/acp-tour-provides-first-hand-look-citrus-tree-pests#comments Orchard Crops Citrus Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:14:00 +0000 152301 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Ants are said to be particularly protective of the Asian citrus psyllid because of the honeydew secretions they leave behind. Ants feed on the honeydew. Citrus experts recommend good ant control methods in regions where Tamarixia, a parasitic wasp, has been released to combat the ACP. Ants will attack the Tamarixia.</p> Gallery: J&J Farms changing amid drought, less water http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/gallery-jj-farms-changing-amid-drought-less-water <div class="node-body gallery-body">Westside (Calif.) growers Bill Jones and his nephew Darcy Villere focus on survival tactics through new permanent crop plantings to improve the family farm and offset the effects of zero percent surface water allocations this drought year in the Westlands Water District.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/gallery-jj-farms-changing-amid-drought-less-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/gallery-jj-farms-changing-amid-drought-less-water#comments Orchard Crops Drought Alfalfa Almonds Fuel Grapes Pistachios Tomatoes Wheat Sun, 07 Sep 2014 18:40:00 +0000 152071 at http://westernfarmpress.com Farmworkers want decertification ballots counted http://westernfarmpress.com/government/farmworkers-want-decertification-ballots-counted <div class="node-body gallery-body">Central Valley farm workers want immediate count of union decertification ballots</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/government/farmworkers-want-decertification-ballots-counted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/government/farmworkers-want-decertification-ballots-counted#comments Government Government Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:43:00 +0000 151751 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Farm workers with Gerawan Farms in Fresno, Calif. protest in front of California ALRB offices, demanding that officials count ballots they cast last November to decertify the United Farm Workers of America from representing them in the work place.</p> Photos: Strange virus medley this spring in Coachella Valley bell peppers http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/photos-strange-virus-medley-spring-coachella-valley-bell-peppers <div class="node-body gallery-body"></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/photos-strange-virus-medley-spring-coachella-valley-bell-peppers#comments Vegetables Conditions and Diseases Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:27:00 +0000 151661 at http://westernfarmpress.com