Markets http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Hoyt predicts lower 2015 western alfalfa hay prices http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/hoyt-predicts-lower-2015-western-alfalfa-hay-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Western alfalfa growers will likely see lower prices in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/hoyt-predicts-lower-2015-western-alfalfa-hay-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/hoyt-predicts-lower-2015-western-alfalfa-hay-prices#comments Markets Alfalfa Corn Grasses Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:33:00 +0000 155561 at http://westernfarmpress.com SETH HOYT, right, veteran California hay market specialist, answers a question following his presentation at the 2014 California Alfalfa-Grains Symposium in Long Beach, Calif. in December. Many wheat growers could benefit from U.S-Cuba trade – except Desert Durum http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/many-wheat-growers-could-benefit-us-cuba-trade-except-desert-durum <div class="node-body article-body">Desert Durum wheat growers in California and Arizona unlikely to benefit from an adopted U.S.-Cuba trade accord - in the short run.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/many-wheat-growers-could-benefit-us-cuba-trade-except-desert-durum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/many-wheat-growers-could-benefit-us-cuba-trade-except-desert-durum#comments Markets Wheat Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:05:00 +0000 154801 at http://westernfarmpress.com Desert Durum wheat harvest in central Arizona. Increased Ag values mask California drought concerns http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/increased-ag-values-mask-california-drought-concerns <div class="field-deck"> Gross receipts tread on record territory for many counties </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In a year plagued by drought, many California counties are reporting record crop values.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/increased-ag-values-mask-california-drought-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/increased-ag-values-mask-california-drought-concerns#comments Markets Crops Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:14:00 +0000 151521 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>A farmworker processes cilantro on an Imperial County farming operation.</p> Survey: Consumer confidence in food supply still high http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/survey-consumer-confidence-food-supply-still-high <div class="field-deck"> Most Americans do not support changing labeling laws </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Survey says most Americans remain confident in the food supply.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/survey-consumer-confidence-food-supply-still-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/survey-consumer-confidence-food-supply-still-high#comments Markets Gold Sustainable Agriculture Thu, 05 Jun 2014 02:59:00 +0000 149521 at http://westernfarmpress.com Most Americans remain confident in the safety of the food supply. Crow and feet are a tough diet for Ag reporters http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/crow-and-feet-are-tough-diet-ag-reporters <div class="node-body blog-body">Crow and feet are a tough diet for Ag reporters... and hard to chew too</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/crow-and-feet-are-tough-diet-ag-reporters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/crow-and-feet-are-tough-diet-ag-reporters#comments Markets Marketing and Promotion Farm Press Blog Tue, 20 May 2014 02:02:00 +0000 149191 at http://westernfarmpress.com California citrus exports may return to China http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/california-citrus-exports-may-return-china <div class="node-body article-body">California citrus exports may return to China.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/california-citrus-exports-may-return-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/markets/california-citrus-exports-may-return-china#comments Markets Citrus Sun, 18 May 2014 20:43:00 +0000 149141 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>California fresh-market oranges boxed and ready for sale to consumers.</p> Golden rice refusal kills millions http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/golden-rice-refusal-kills-millions <div class="field-byline"> Don Curlee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New research lays the blame for the international prohibition of golden rice production through genetic engineering to powerful forces that hide behind environmentalism.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/golden-rice-refusal-kills-millions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/golden-rice-refusal-kills-millions#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Rice Tue, 06 May 2014 12:53:00 +0000 148761 at http://westernfarmpress.com Where agricultural marketing and policy collide http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/where-agricultural-marketing-and-policy-collide <div class="node-body blog-body">How the marketing of California agricultural commodities should have policy ramifications at state level.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/where-agricultural-marketing-and-policy-collide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/blog/where-agricultural-marketing-and-policy-collide#comments Irrigation Markets Farm Press Blog Thu, 01 May 2014 12:03:00 +0000 148591 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Fresh California produce for sale to traveling consumers.</p> Reduced California cotton acreage could hit 90-year low http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/reduced-california-cotton-acreage-could-hit-90-year-low <div class="field-byline"> Amy Roberts, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">California agriculture continues to witness a decline in cotton acreage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/reduced-california-cotton-acreage-could-hit-90-year-low" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/reduced-california-cotton-acreage-could-hit-90-year-low#comments Cotton Irrigation Management Markets Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:31:00 +0000 148321 at http://westernfarmpress.com Western pistachio industry strong as a bull, for now http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/western-pistachio-industry-strong-bull-now <div class="node-body article-body">The forecast for the western pistachio industry is good. The top challenge is the worsening drought.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/western-pistachio-industry-strong-bull-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/western-pistachio-industry-strong-bull-now#comments Markets Orchard Crops Tree Nuts Pistachios Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:35:00 +0000 147751 at http://westernfarmpress.com American Pistachio Growers leadership - from left – outgoing chairman Jim Zion (Meridian Nut Growers); incoming chairman Thomas Dille (Little Creek Farms); and Executive Director Richard Matoian.