Cotton http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/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> Organic is not the ‘sustainable’ food of the future http://westernfarmpress.com/management/organic-not-sustainable-food-future <div class="field-byline"> Richard Cornett, Director of Communications, Western Plant Health Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Don't fall for the modern myth that organic food production is “more sustainable” in the long run than conventional crop production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/organic-not-sustainable-food-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/organic-not-sustainable-food-future#comments Cotton Equipment Grapes Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Tree Nuts Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:30:00 +0000 148081 at http://westernfarmpress.com Farm law cotton provision draws mixed reviews in West http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/farm-law-cotton-provision-draws-mixed-reviews-west <div class="node-body article-body">The provisions in the new federal farm law could be a good fit for many of the nation’s cotton producers but a mixed bag in the West.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/farm-law-cotton-provision-draws-mixed-reviews-west" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/farm-law-cotton-provision-draws-mixed-reviews-west#comments Cotton Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:34:00 +0000 147481 at http://westernfarmpress.com Photos - NCC farm bill meeting draws large Arizona crowd http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/photos-ncc-farm-bill-meeting-draws-large-arizona-crowd <div class="node-body gallery-body">The National Cotton Council provides details of the 2014 federal farm law with about 75 Arizona cotton growers and industry members. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/photos-ncc-farm-bill-meeting-draws-large-arizona-crowd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/cotton/photos-ncc-farm-bill-meeting-draws-large-arizona-crowd#comments Cotton Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:21:00 +0000 147471 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 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