Vegetables http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6031/more en Cannon Michael takes helm at Bowles Farming Co. http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cannon-michael-takes-helm-bowles-farming-co <div class="field-byline"> Amy Roberts, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cannon Michael shoulders the responsibility of overseeing an 11,000-acre farm operation during California’s water crisis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cannon-michael-takes-helm-bowles-farming-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/cannon-michael-takes-helm-bowles-farming-co#comments Cotton Equipment Irrigation Management Vegetables Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 148041 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p><strong>CANNON MICHAEL is the new president of Bowles Farming Company, a diversified 11,000 acre family-farm operation located in Los Banos, Calif.</strong></p> Nitrogen Management Trial Shows Positive Results on Subsurface Drip Irrigated Tomatoes http://westernfarmpress.com/jr-simplot-company/nitrogen-management-trial-shows-positive-results-subsurface-drip-irrigated-tomato <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tomato growers are continuously looking for ways to maximize production while engaging in environmentally responsible and sustainable farming practices. Faced with the challenge of increasing yields and preserving resources, one California processor has turned to NutriSphere-N® to help in their efforts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/jr-simplot-company/nitrogen-management-trial-shows-positive-results-subsurface-drip-irrigated-tomato" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/jr-simplot-company/nitrogen-management-trial-shows-positive-results-subsurface-drip-irrigated-tomato#comments Irrigation J.R. Simplot Company Vegetables Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:14:00 +0000 147621 at http://westernfarmpress.com California soil toxins worsened by drought http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/california-soil-toxins-worsened-drought <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Pollock </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lack of water will take away one of the weapons California growers can use to combat soil toxins. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/california-soil-toxins-worsened-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/california-soil-toxins-worsened-drought#comments Alfalfa Grapes Irrigation Orchard Crops Tree Nuts Vegetables Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:35:00 +0000 147131 at http://westernfarmpress.com 10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 17 http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17 <div class="node-body article-body">Coon Dog Killer. Pope Loves His Plonk. EPA’s Permit Planet. Rosewood Mafia. House with no Corners. Concrete Soil. Drought Costs Coming.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:15:00 +0000 147071 at http://westernfarmpress.com 10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 10 http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-10 <div class="node-body article-body">When’s a pig not a pig? Waiting for Hitler. Climbing with honey hunters. Born, raised, slaughtered in the U.S. Fake food riches. Cyborg plants. Age of alchemy. High cost of cheap milk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-10#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:30:00 +0000 146791 at http://westernfarmpress.com 10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 6 http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-6 <div class="node-body article-body">Water witches. Enviro regs eat their own. Nut pain. Pints over pastries. Wall Street is watching. Waiting for the end. A most hidden fish. The onion whisperer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-6#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:45:00 +0000 146721 at http://westernfarmpress.com 10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 3 http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-3 <div class="node-body article-body">All hail eminent domain. James and the giant mango. Temple of pseudoscience: Whole Foods. Greenpeace shame. 50-year water war. Underworld of bull semen. Ersatz eggs. Thirsty food.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-3#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:15:00 +0000 146581 at http://westernfarmpress.com Honeybee health gets $3 million USDA boost http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/honeybee-health-gets-3-million-usda-boost <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA is pumping $3 million toward honeybee health.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/honeybee-health-gets-3-million-usda-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/honeybee-health-gets-3-million-usda-boost#comments Government Orchard Crops Tree Nuts Vegetables Gold Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 146551 at http://westernfarmpress.com Data demand from regulators and buyers will only increase http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/data-demand-regulators-and-buyers-will-only-increase <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Pollock </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Demands for data from regulators and buyers will only increase, and that very information can help producers be more efficient</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/data-demand-regulators-and-buyers-will-only-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/data-demand-regulators-and-buyers-will-only-increase#comments Alfalfa Cotton Grapes Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:22:00 +0000 146531 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Katherine Pope, with UC Davis, and Marsha Campbell Mathews, with UC Cooperative Extension in Stanislaus County.</p> 10 agriculture stories you should read today, Feb. 24 http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-feb-24 <div class="node-body article-body">How armies eat. A miserable coexistence? Worshipping at the gluten-free altar. Make cheese, not war. Farm boy’s mysterious death. Farming with saltwater. The sweet grapefruit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-feb-24" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-feb-24#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:25:00 +0000 146421 at http://westernfarmpress.com