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> Agriculture added to greenhouse gas reduction plan http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agriculture-added-greenhouse-gas-reduction-plan <div class="field-byline"> Almond Board of California </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the recent scoping plan announcement that agriculture is now expected to contribute specific GHG reductions, ABC’s Gabriele Ludwig said it is unclear whether such voluntary protocols will ultimately become mandatory in the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agriculture-added-greenhouse-gas-reduction-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agriculture-added-greenhouse-gas-reduction-plan#comments Government Management Rice Tree Nuts Gold Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:13:00 +0000 148161 at http://westernfarmpress.com 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