Multimedia Library - All http://westernfarmpress.com/media/all en Day One: Colusa Farm Show draws thousands http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/day-one-colusa-farm-show-draws-thousands <div class="node-body gallery-body">Photo Gallery: Day One of the Colusa Farm Show draws thousands</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/day-one-colusa-farm-show-draws-thousands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/day-one-colusa-farm-show-draws-thousands#comments Equipment Tradeshows Tue, 02 Feb 2016 22:52:00 +0000 164691 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>The Colusa Farm Show is as much an agricultural exposition of equipment and technology as it is an opportunity for friends and acquaintances to gather and greet one another.</p> Unified Wine & Grape Symposium a smashing success http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/unified-wine-grape-symposium-smashing-success <div class="node-body gallery-body">2016 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium draws 14,000 wine industry people from across the globe. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/unified-wine-grape-symposium-smashing-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/unified-wine-grape-symposium-smashing-success#comments Grapes Thu, 28 Jan 2016 03:52:00 +0000 164571 at http://westernfarmpress.com California weed science gathering continues to grow http://westernfarmpress.com/management/california-weed-science-gathering-continues-grow <div class="node-body gallery-body">California Weed Science Society talks challenges at annual meeting</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/california-weed-science-gathering-continues-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/california-weed-science-gathering-continues-grow#comments Alfalfa Grapes Management Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Groups & Organizations Mon, 25 Jan 2016 20:12:00 +0000 164421 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Past&nbsp;</span>CWSS<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;Board Chairman Rick Miller, left, presented&nbsp;</span>UCCE<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;Weed Specialist Steven&nbsp;</span>Fennimore<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;the 2016 Award of Excellence for his work with&nbsp;</span>CWSS<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;on a book to educate managers on principles of weed control.</span></p> Snapshots - Western Alfalfa & Forage Symposium http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/snapshots-western-alfalfa-forage-symposium <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>&lt;ore than 700 devout alfalfa and forage enthusiasts&nbsp;gathered for the 2015 Western Alfalfa and Forage Symposium in December in Reno, Nev. to hear the latest news and forecasts for their industry.</p> <p>Western hay market specialist Seth Hoyt, editor of The Hoyt Report newsletter, predicted that western alfalfa growers in the current downturn market will have better opportunities to make higher income in higher quality hays, rather than dry cow hay due to higher inventories.</p> <p>Enjoy these photos from the event, courtesy of Western Farm Press.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/snapshots-western-alfalfa-forage-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/snapshots-western-alfalfa-forage-symposium#comments Alfalfa Corn Grasses Other Forages Mon, 21 Dec 2015 15:00:00 +0000 163741 at http://westernfarmpress.com Almond Conference draws record crowd in Sacramento http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/almond-conference-draws-record-crowd-sacramento <div class="node-body gallery-body">Almond industry draws record crowd at annual convention in Sacramento</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/almond-conference-draws-record-crowd-sacramento" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/almond-conference-draws-record-crowd-sacramento#comments Tree Nuts Almonds Mon, 14 Dec 2015 19:03:00 +0000 163561 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Over 3,500 people attended the 43rd annual Almond Conference in Sacramento, Calif. in early December. The event showcases the latest technology and research, and highlights global marketing efforts that the Almond Board of California is working on as the industry continues to grow in California.</p> Erik Wilson shares how jobs depend on agriculture http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/erik-wilson-shares-how-jobs-depend-agriculture <div class="node-body gallery-body">California farmer shows different ways jobs depend on agriculture</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/erik-wilson-shares-how-jobs-depend-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/irrigation/erik-wilson-shares-how-jobs-depend-agriculture#comments Irrigation Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:07:00 +0000 163361 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Erik Wilson operates a custom spray business in the Dos Palos area of California. When he&#39;s not farming or treating crops he manages &quot;My Job Depends on Ag,&quot; a growing social media site.</p> San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers see opportunities http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/san-joaquin-valley-winegrowers-see-opportunities <div class="node-body gallery-body">Repeated message among industry leaders: there's opportunities in San Joaquin Valley wine grapes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/san-joaquin-valley-winegrowers-see-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/san-joaquin-valley-winegrowers-see-opportunities#comments Grapes Crops Grapes Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:41:00 +0000 163291 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association executive committee members, from left: Nat&nbsp;</span>Dibuduo<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">, vice chairman; Nathan&nbsp;</span>Cardella<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">, treasurer; Ron&nbsp;</span>Brase<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">, secretary; Rich Hammond, chairman, and executive director Peter&nbsp;</span>Vallis<span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">.</span></p> San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers see opportunities for industry http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/san-joaquin-valley-winegrowers-see-opportunities-industry <div class="node-body gallery-body">Repeated message among industry leaders: there's opportunities in San Joaquin Valley wine grapes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/san-joaquin-valley-winegrowers-see-opportunities-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/san-joaquin-valley-winegrowers-see-opportunities-industry#comments Grapes Crops Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:41:00 +0000 163281 at http://westernfarmpress.com Gallery: Who's who at Western Plant Health Association annual meeting http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/gallery-whos-who-western-plant-health-association-annual-meeting <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Farm chemical company members of the Western Plant Health Association (WPHA) gathered in October for the association&#39;s 2015 annual meeting. A large focus of the WPHA meeting focused on&nbsp;finding common ground with consumers on the importance of crop protection productions for a healthy and safe food supply.</p> <p>Enjoy these people photos from the WPHA event.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/gallery-whos-who-western-plant-health-association-annual-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/gallery-whos-who-western-plant-health-association-annual-meeting#comments Tree Nuts Almonds Cotton Grapes Thu, 19 Nov 2015 15:08:00 +0000 163161 at http://westernfarmpress.com Agriculture a BUSY place in winter vegetable country http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/agriculture-busy-place-winter-vegetable-country <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>On October 28, I hit the road in the Phoenix area for a drive through&nbsp;through winter vegetable country in Yuma County on my way to Imperial, Calif. for the Western Farm Press-sponsored Fall Desert Crops Workshop scheduled the next day.</p> <p>I left early for the trip to travel through the winter vegetable production areas in Arizona&#39;s&nbsp;Mohawk and Wellton&nbsp;Valleys in Yuma County&nbsp;to see the fields, plants, machinery,&nbsp;and busyness of this major winter veggie growing area.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/agriculture-busy-place-winter-vegetable-country" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/vegetables/agriculture-busy-place-winter-vegetable-country#comments Vegetables Fri, 06 Nov 2015 16:22:00 +0000 162841 at http://westernfarmpress.com