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    Growers ‘dancing in their orchards’ - maybe not just yet

    I sometimes wonder about the accuracy of the weather forecasts from meteorologists. I checked with Internet god ‘Mr. Google’ and couldn’t derive much information on forecasting accuracy. Yet to their credit, meteorologists have been mostly ‘spot on’ so far this winter in California and Arizona with accurate predictions of El Nino-tied rain and snow storms with a heavy smattering of cold temperatures....More
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    Jan 31, 2016

    Agricultural losses add up as crooks profit 2

    Thieves continue to steal truckloads of tree nuts and bee hives in California...More
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    Jan 26, 2016

    Does California policy support agricultural production?

    Do permanent crops have the support of state and federal lawmakers and policy?...More
  • Dec 7, 2015

    Dear Santa: Make my Christmas tree real, sustainable

    A real Christmas tree with its pure odorific tree smell beats the pants off the artificial version - hands down. Warning - smelling plastic branches may deliver an unwelcome petroleum ‘high.’ Sniff away at a real tree as the divine odor permeates the home. Contest over....More
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