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Weed Control in Rice Fields

July 11, 2016

Controlling Herbicide-Resistant Weeds in California Rice Fields By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

Jasieniuk on Weed Evolution

July 11, 2016

Tracking Herbicide Resistance in Weed Evolution   By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

Fruits and Vegetables

Sparked Cultural Interest in Gardening and Locally Grown Produce

July 6, 2016

Locally Grown Food Inspires Consumers to Learn More, Garden at Home  By Laurie Greene,


Red, White and California Blueberries

July 4, 2016

Celebrate Independence Day with Native Blueberries By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate Editor As we

Valley Fig Growers Have Rich History

June 29, 2016

Valley Fig Growers Foresees Bright Future By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director As the 2016

JUST RELEASED: Monterey County Ag Value Up Nearly Eight Percent

June 28, 2016

Monterey County 2015 Crop Report Shows Ag Value Up 7.75 Percent By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

Timorex Gold, Broad-spectrum Biofungicide

June 28, 2016

Biofungicide Timorex Gold to Help Western Vegetable Growers Fight Disease Pressure By Patrick


Steve Koike on Resistant Cultivars

June 27, 2016

The Search for Resistant Cultivars By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate Editor In the second part

Postharvest Short Course Focused on Taste and Quality

June 24, 2016

UC Davis Postharvest Course Covers Food Loss, Produce Handling By Lauren Dutra, Associate

Brown Stink Bug

New IPM Work on Brown Stink Bug

June 23, 2016

New IPM Approach to Brown Stink Bug In Desert Cotton By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

MRL Discussion Continues to Expand

June 23, 2016

MRL Transparency is Needed to Avoid Hurting Exports by Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

Downey Mildew (Source: UCANR Cooperative Extension, Tehama County)

Downey Mildew Continues to Challenge Leafy Greens

June 22, 2016

Downey Mildew Continues to Threaten Lettuce and Spinach By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm Director One

Patience: How Homeowners Can Help ACP Detection

June 17, 2016

Authorities Need to Monitor ACP Detection, Confronted With Impatient Homeowners by Patrick

veggies vegetables

Vegetables Are the Key to Great Nutrition

June 17, 2016

How to Increase Fruit and Vegetable Consumption By Laurie Greene, Editor In honor of National

Nut Harvest Safety Highlights

June 16, 2016

Nut Harvest Safety Seminar Highlights Risk Areas of Harvest Season By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News


Food Safety: Protecting Consumers, Protecting Brands

June 15, 2016

The Acheson Group Lends Commodity Groups Food Safety-Based Brand Protection  By Patrick

Food Waste Solutions Include the American Farmer

June 13, 2016

American Farmers are Part of the Food Waste Solution By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

Dried Plums Prunes

Dried Plum Prices and Production

June 13, 2016

Not on the Same Page: California Dried Plum Prices and Production by Laurie Greene,

Asian citrus psyllid ACP

BREAKING NEWS: First ACP Found In Monterey County

June 9, 2016

First ACP Found In Monterey County By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director An Asian Citrus

Butte County Rice Field, water, fish

Boost in Butte County Rice Production

June 7, 2016

Butte County Rice Growers and Communities Are Optimistic By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate