In a 2004 court ruling, EPA was mandated to consult on 37 pesticides and their potential impact on salmon species. For a number of reasons, to date, not a single consultation has been completed....More
Mystery of the cow tunnels. Wages of crop insurance fraud. Death by buck. Taking the goat cure. A deadly, drunken horse race. Broccoli’s extreme makeover. Asses and wild dogs. Women in the woods. And more....More
The California Natural Resources Agency, the California Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Food and Agriculture released a detailed draft action plan to help guide state efforts and resources on one of California’s most important resources, water.
In May, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. directed the agencies to identify key actions for the next one to five years that address urgent needs and provide the foundation for sustainable management of California’s water resources....More
John Warmerdam says the peach ripening protocol developed by Carlos Crisosto has dramatically changed fruit marketing for the better. It is giving consumers a peach that tastes good as well as looks good....More