All About Crops


Bio-Control for Strawberry Growers

June 28, 2019

Strawberry Growers Lean on Biologicals to Manage Pest By Jessica Theisman, Associate


CA Citrus Growers Work Hard to Prevent HLB Devastation

June 4, 2019

Learning From the Florida Industry as to How Bad it Can Be By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate


Consumer Protection Is Top Priority for LGMA

May 23, 2019

New LGMA Irrigation Requirements Mean Heightened Food Safety Measures By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate

almond crop

NASS Predicts Another Record-Breaking Almond Crop

May 20, 2019

2019 Crop Predicted to be 2.50 Billion Pounds News Release For the second year in a row, the U.S.

Asian citrus psyllid ACP

Reducing ACP Spread In California

May 8, 2019

Beth Grafton-Cardwell: Spread of Disease Must Be Prevented By Patrick Cavanaugh,

Weedy Rice—Not as Simple as it Sounds

April 30, 2019

Weedy Rice is A Pesky Rice Type in Production Rice Fields By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate

E. Coli dirty dozen

Leafy Green Marketing Agreement Issues New Food Safety Guideline

April 25, 2019

New, More Stringent Food Safety Practices Adopted to Prevent Outbreaks By April Ward, LGMA

World Ag Expo

Fighting for Citrus Industry

April 25, 2019

Continuing to Fight For Citrus Industry’s Longevity Requires Teamwork By Jim Gorden, Committee

Alliance For Food and Farming Launches New Website!

April 24, 2019

New Website Will Improve Visitor Experience News Release The Alliance

Lettuce Aphids Showing Up on Late Produce

April 9, 2019

Lettuce Aphid Pressure Has Been Steady By John Palumbo, University of Arizona Professor/Extension

primocane-bearing blackberries

First-Ever UC Cost Study for Primocane-Bearing Blackberries Released

March 8, 2019

Primocane-Bearing Extends Production Season By Pam Kan-Rice, UC ANR The first-ever cost study of

water grab

Modesto Irrigation District Offers Agreement Package in Lieu of Unimpaired Flows

March 1, 2019

Major Milestone Achieved in Continued Effort to advance Voluntary Agreements Districts applaud

cover crops

Cover Crops in Almonds Can Displace Annual Winter Weeds

February 20, 2019

Steve Haring Working With UC Davis on Cover Crops By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor Depending

Healthy Soils Initiative Looks at Cover Crops

January 29, 2019

Cover Crops Between Annual Veg Crops Studied  By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Research is under


Strawberry Labor Issues May be Helped

January 23, 2019

New Technology in the Strawberry Industry Addresses Labor Issues By Mikenzi Meyers, Contributing

crop values

California Crop Values for 2017 Released by CDFA

January 10, 2019

Full Statistics Now Available For the Crop Year 2017 News Release The California Agricultural

methyl brmoide

Berry Industry Without Methyl Bromide

January 8, 2019

Berry Industry Must Now Work Smarter in Post Methyl Bromide Era By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor The


Mechanically Harvesting Broccoli

January 3, 2019

Saving Labor Cost in Broccoli Harvest By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor Josh Ruiz and

Strawberry Commission Oversees Valuable Crop

January 2, 2019

Strawberries in California By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor Strawberries are California's


2017 Produce Samples Survey Show Safeness For Consumers

January 1, 2019

Tests Show Low or No Pesticide Levels in Most Fruits and Vegetables in California By Charlotte