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  • The Sacramento River arm of Shasta Lake
    Aug 18, 2014
    Commentary

    Road trip: The good, the burnt down, the dried-up

    A change of scenery is always nice, particularly during Central California’s dog days of summer. I recently got to re-explore the land of exceptional alfalfa hay, horseradish and potatoes, otherwise known as northeastern California. This region can easily be forgotten for its agricultural production if all one focuses on is the high-value counties in the center of the state....More
  • Jul 30, 2014
    Commentary

    Are shorter-term employees in agriculture’s future?

    One of the great success stories in U.S. business is the financial viability of many agricultural enterprises; in addition to producing crops, livestock, and fiber to feed and clothe the world. Most farms are successful business enterprises – small and large – and owe their success to years, decades, and perhaps generations of family experience, top notch employees, perseverance, and making tough ‘make-or-break’ business decisions....More
  • Asian citrus psyllid
    Jul 25, 2014
    Commentary

    How can Ag answer 'so what' question for consumers?

    How can agriculture use "bad news" stories as a springboard to educate consumers?...More
  • Jul 17, 2014
    Commentary

    California agriculture takes drought bullet for the State

    Attempts by the State of California to implement efforts to deal with the state’s drought – a three-year fry affair - get more ludicrous week after week. It’s unconscionable how California government turns a mostly deaf ear to water conservation and better water planning for inevitable dry spells by doing little - nada – zilch – to help resolve the problem. One of the latest nonsensical ideas is the State Water Resources Control Board’s July 15 announced emergency regulation asking urban residents to reduce outside water use or face a fine....More
  • Where do we go from here?
    Jul 3, 2014
    Commentary

    Agriculture has opportunity to shape important debates

    California agriculture has golden opportunity to shape important debates....More
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