Radicchio, a vegetable with a unique burgundy color, is quickly gaining in popularity with consumers. Peer at these Western Farm Press photos taken this summer during the radicchio harvest the Royal Rose LLC farm in Salinas, Calif.
Mystery of the cow tunnels. Wages of crop insurance fraud. Death by buck. Taking the goat cure. A deadly, drunken horse race. Broccoli’s extreme makeover. Asses and wild dogs. Women in the woods. And more....More
Cattle rustlers and cargo thieves. Pig farmer and naked repo men. Scenes from the Doomsday Vault. Mercury in the food basket. Dirty money taints wine. Licking the sun. Hi-vis chickens. And more....More
The bagrada bug population has been heavy this year in cole crops. Pest control advisers are still actively battling the bagrada bug in cole crops, especially in Bard, and the Gila and Yuma Valleys....More
Farmland 6 inches deep in oil. The legend of Jesse Small. Farmer's 8-inch miracle. Picking grapes on high. Pee in the reservoir. Champagne enforcers. Burn pit tragedy. Missiles for milk. And more....More
Growers, pest control advisers, and other industry representatives can learn about the latest technology available for low desert crop production in California and Arizona during the 2013 Fall Desert Crops Workshop Dec. 5 in El Centro, Calif....More
If a budget deal is not reached soon, the Yuma and Imperial winter vegetable harvests in southern California and southwestern Arizona will suffer significant adverse impacts, according to Western Growers....More
The Land Report 100 is the tale of the tape for America's biggest landowners. The bottom of the list is as telling as the top: Just to get a seat at the table (100th place) requires 100,000 acres....More