Markets http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en 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. Kenneson Farms continues 100-year vineyard tradition http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/kenneson-farms-continues-100-year-vineyard-tradition <div class="field-byline"> Greg Northcutt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Availability of water isn’t the only doubtful factor in Steve Dee’s plans this year. He’ll also need to find 100 or so workers to pick, dry and box grapes during the month-long harvest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/kenneson-farms-continues-100-year-vineyard-tradition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/grapes/kenneson-farms-continues-100-year-vineyard-tradition#comments Grapes Markets Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:45:00 +0000 147611 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Steve Dee in one of his Thompson Seedless raisin vineyards west of Kerman, Calif.</p> Pistachio industry deals with drought and Delta smelt setback http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/pistachio-industry-deals-drought-and-delta-smelt-setback <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Pollock </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite the driest year in California history and a Delta smelt courtroom decision, the pistachio industry is eyeing a billion-pound crop expected to be in place by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/pistachio-industry-deals-drought-and-delta-smelt-setback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/pistachio-industry-deals-drought-and-delta-smelt-setback#comments Markets Tree Nuts Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:15:00 +0000 147291 at http://westernfarmpress.com