Management http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6111/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 Press CEU program gives away iPad http://westernfarmpress.com/management/farm-press-ceu-program-gives-away-ipad <div class="node-body article-body">Michael Marshall of Lincoln, Calif., wins a new iPad from Western Farm Press’ online CEU program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/farm-press-ceu-program-gives-away-ipad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/farm-press-ceu-program-gives-away-ipad#comments Equipment Management Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 148151 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>CEU program gives away iPad.</p> California farmers have powerful ally — the sun? http://westernfarmpress.com/management/california-farmers-have-powerful-ally-sun <div class="field-byline"> Don Curlee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Need irrigation water? An Israeli company is pointing California toward the sun — desalinating brackish water.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/california-farmers-have-powerful-ally-sun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/california-farmers-have-powerful-ally-sun#comments Grapes Irrigation Management Tree Nuts Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:28:00 +0000 147541 at http://westernfarmpress.com Pesticide registration decision may bring suit against EPA http://westernfarmpress.com/government/pesticide-registration-decision-may-bring-suit-against-epa <div class="field-byline"> National Cotton Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Activist groups are threatening to sue EPA over the agency's decision to register a new pesticide — cyantraniliprole.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/government/pesticide-registration-decision-may-bring-suit-against-epa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/government/pesticide-registration-decision-may-bring-suit-against-epa#comments Government Grapes Management Tree Nuts Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:03:00 +0000 147881 at http://westernfarmpress.com AgCareers’ Spell: Ag has shortage of ‘ready now’ employees http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agcareers-spell-ag-has-shortage-ready-now-employees <div class="node-body video-body">AgCareers.com's Eric Spell says agriculture is looking for more "ready now" workers and that returning veterans can help meet demand for those kinds of employees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agcareers-spell-ag-has-shortage-ready-now-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agcareers-spell-ag-has-shortage-ready-now-employees#comments Management Miscellaneous Mon, 07 Apr 2014 01:48:00 +0000 147891 at http://westernfarmpress.com Solar panels provide major cost savings for Lakeside Dairy http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/solar-panels-provide-major-cost-savings-lakeside-dairy <div class="node-body video-body">Solar panels helped dairy in San Joaquin Valley reduce costs and survive recession and drought</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/solar-panels-provide-major-cost-savings-lakeside-dairy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/equipment/solar-panels-provide-major-cost-savings-lakeside-dairy#comments Equipment Management Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:01:00 +0000 147721 at http://westernfarmpress.com Monteiro brothers survive recession, drought to live their dream http://westernfarmpress.com/management/monteiro-brothers-survive-recession-drought-live-their-dream <div class="node-body video-body">Monteiro Brothers -- Mike and Manuel -- weather the storms of recession, drought and high grain prices to realize their dream to build bigger and better dairy in San Joaquin Valley.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/monteiro-brothers-survive-recession-drought-live-their-dream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/monteiro-brothers-survive-recession-drought-live-their-dream#comments Management Miscellaneous Livestock World Ag Expo Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:15:00 +0000 147681 at http://westernfarmpress.com Proposed rule on Clean Water Act jurisdiction released http://westernfarmpress.com/government/proposed-rule-clean-water-act-jurisdiction-released <div class="field-byline"> National Cotton Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Obama administration released a long awaited regulatory proposal that would bring nearly all rivers, streams and creeks under the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/government/proposed-rule-clean-water-act-jurisdiction-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/government/proposed-rule-clean-water-act-jurisdiction-released#comments Government Irrigation Management Gold Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 147561 at http://westernfarmpress.com Agribiz: Topcon promotes two into sales, business development http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-topcon-promotes-two-sales-business-development <div class="node-body article-body">Topcon promotes two into sales, business development</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-topcon-promotes-two-sales-business-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agribiz-topcon-promotes-two-sales-business-development#comments Management Management Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 147451 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p>Michael Bourke</p>