Multimedia Library - All en 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grapes Crops Grapes Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:41:00 +0000 163291 at <p><span>Lifetime Achievement Award recipients Don Stanley, left, and Frank&nbsp;</span>Saviez<span>&nbsp;were honored during the annual meeting of the San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association in Fresno.</span></p> 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tree Nuts Almonds Cotton Grapes Thu, 19 Nov 2015 15:08:00 +0000 163161 at Agriculture a BUSY place in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vegetables Fri, 06 Nov 2015 16:22:00 +0000 162841 at Did our cameras catch you at CAPCA 2015? <div class="node-body gallery-body">California Association of Pest Control Advisors gathers in Reno for annual meeting. We have photos. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Miscellaneous Mon, 02 Nov 2015 21:37:00 +0000 162691 at <p>Reno&#39;s Grand Sierra Resort played host to this year&#39;s annual CAPCA&nbsp;conference, which drew record attendance and the largest-ever trade show in the 42 years since the event began.</p> Gallery: YCEDA 'hot shot team' approach to pursue faster solutions to desert agriculture's challenges <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>A new innovative and entrepreneurial research center created by the University of Arizona (UA) aims to solve the most pressing problems facing desert agriculture&hellip;faster.</p> <p>Targeted issues in the crosshairs for the new <a href="">Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture</a> will focus on a wide variety of desert agriculture issues, including crop protection, sustainability through production efficiencies and yield maximization, water, labor, food safety, economic and environmental challenges, and more.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vegetables Thu, 22 Oct 2015 16:26:00 +0000 162561 at California feed beet field day in photos <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>A feed beet field day demonstration was held at De Groot Dairies in late August.</p> <p>The demonstration showed how De Groot Dairies is producing high yields of feed beets then storing them for use in cattle rations.</p> <p>The dairy feeds about 20 pounds of feed beets per cow per day in its mixed ration.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Miscellaneous Crops Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:03:00 +0000 162201 at <p>De Groot&nbsp;Dairies grows its own feed beets, corn silage and alfalfa on about 2,700 acres of land in central California. The family milks over 4,000 Holstein cows across two dairies.</p> Grumpy Goats Farm prepares for 2015 olive harvest <div class="node-body gallery-body">Grumpy Goats Farm prepares for its 2015 harvest of olives for their award-winning oils</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Orchard Crops Fruits Tue, 29 Sep 2015 19:28:00 +0000 162001 at <p>Judges at prestigious&nbsp;competitions have given Grumpy Goats Farm&#39;s olive&nbsp;oil top awards for flavor.</p> Insecticide efficacy trials at Yuma Agricultural Center <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>There are many&nbsp;insecticides on the market today and finding the right product for the right pest and the right plant&nbsp;in commercial agriculture can be quite a challenge for growers.</p> <p>Among these agricultural researchers who test insecticides in field trials includes&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vegetables Thu, 24 Sep 2015 23:57:00 +0000 161931 at Pacheco family grows food, fiber even with urban encroachment <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The Pacheco family of Marana, Ariz.&nbsp;knows first hand about two things: farming successfully for three generations and now facing the likely&nbsp;loss of their farm in time due to urban encroachment from the greater Tucson area.</p> <p>Yet the Pachecos are proud and profitable farmers, and will continue to farm as long as they can.</p> <p>Enjoy these photos of the Pacheco family and their food and fiber operation.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Milo Wheat Sat, 19 Sep 2015 00:10:00 +0000 161811 at Two days' worth of California landscapes <div class="node-body gallery-body">Late summer scenics across California</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Miscellaneous Crops Tue, 15 Sep 2015 19:12:00 +0000 161691 at <p>The Butte County Rice Growers Association was formed 100 years ago by 30 rice farmers. Today the cooperative includes 400 farmers of various rice varieties grown under the long summer days and hot sun that frequent the Sacramento Valley.</p>