Multimedia Library - Gallery http://westernfarmpress.com/media/gallery en Long Beach export tour kicks off 2014 California Alfalfa and Grains Symposium http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/long-beach-export-tour-kicks-2014-california-alfalfa-and-grains-symposium <div class="node-body gallery-body">See the people and facilities which ready western-grown hay and grains for overseas shipments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/long-beach-export-tour-kicks-2014-california-alfalfa-and-grains-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/alfalfa/long-beach-export-tour-kicks-2014-california-alfalfa-and-grains-symposium#comments Alfalfa Cereal Grains Thu, 11 Dec 2014 04:57:00 +0000 154651 at http://westernfarmpress.com Almond conference opens in Sacramento, Calif. http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/almond-conference-opens-sacramento-calif <div class="node-body gallery-body">2014 Almond Conference opens three-day run in Sacramento, Calif.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/almond-conference-opens-sacramento-calif" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/almond-conference-opens-sacramento-calif#comments Orchard Crops Almonds Wed, 10 Dec 2014 03:51:00 +0000 154641 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>University of California Cooperative Extension Advisor David Haviland shares management techniques to control spider mite and other pests in almond orchards on the opening day of the Almond Conference in Sacramento, Calif.</p> Winery: Solar is socially, environmentally responsible http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/winery-solar-socially-environmentally-responsible <div class="node-body gallery-body">Arizona’s abundance of sunshine not only ripens grapes but can provide sustainable energy to power wineries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/winery-solar-socially-environmentally-responsible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/winery-solar-socially-environmentally-responsible#comments Grapes Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:21:00 +0000 154551 at http://westernfarmpress.com Gallery: 2014 Western Plant Health Association meeting http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gallery-2014-western-plant-health-association-meeting <div class="node-body gallery-body">Photos of folks at the 2014 Western Plant Health Association annual meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gallery-2014-western-plant-health-association-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gallery-2014-western-plant-health-association-meeting#comments Miscellaneous Pesticides Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:57:00 +0000 154411 at http://westernfarmpress.com CalASFMRA welcomes Cal Poly students http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/calasfmra-welcomes-cal-poly-students <div class="node-body gallery-body">California rural appraisers welcome Cal Poly students to Pismo Beach gathering</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/calasfmra-welcomes-cal-poly-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/calasfmra-welcomes-cal-poly-students#comments Miscellaneous Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:37:00 +0000 154281 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>About 50 Cal Poly agricultural students were welcomed to a reception hosted by the California chapter of the American Society of Farm managers and Rural Appraisers.</p> Gallery: University researchers promote bug battle http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gallery-university-researchers-promote-bug-battle <div class="node-body gallery-body">California lab raises parasitic wasps in battle against the Asian citrus psyllid</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gallery-university-researchers-promote-bug-battle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/gallery-university-researchers-promote-bug-battle#comments Miscellaneous Foliar insects Sat, 08 Nov 2014 22:55:00 +0000 153971 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Curry plants are a vital part of the process to rear populations of ACP at a quarantine facility in southern California. The ACP become a food source in the process to raise Tamarixia radiata, a tiny parasitic wasp used to kill the psyllid where it lives in southern California&#39;s urban centers.</p> CCM celebrates 37 years with industry premiere http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/ccm-celebrates-37-years-industry-premiere <div class="node-body gallery-body">California Citrus Mutual celebrates 37 years as voice of the citrus grower</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/ccm-celebrates-37-years-industry-premiere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/ccm-celebrates-37-years-industry-premiere#comments Orchard Crops Citrus Fri, 07 Nov 2014 22:19:00 +0000 153951 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>California Citrus Mutual rolled out the red carpet for its 37th annual meeting. In true Hollywood fashion, the gala event in downtown Visalia drew more than 1,000 people to celebrate the indusry&#39;s success as a&nbsp;voice of the California citrus grower.</p> 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