All About Crops

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


Citrus Growers Prepare For Sub Freezing Temps

December 28, 2018

Central Valley Citrus Growers Prepare for Cold Weather  News Release Central Valley citrus

almond assessment increase

Almond Alliance Helps Growers with Advocacy

December 18, 2018

Almond Alliance Lent a Hand on Tariff Relief By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor Like many

#GiveACrop Campaign Helps Consumers Understand Crop Protection

December 17, 2018

#GiveACrop: Simple Message About Crop Protection Tools By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Sarah Macedo

table grape growers

Table Grape Shipments Soar

December 14, 2018

California Table Grape Industry Continues Record-Breaking Shipping Season News Release California

almond crop

Almond Alliance Fights for Growers

December 12, 2018

Almond Alliance Shares Grower Interest with Almond Board By Jessica Theisman, Associate

Jeff Mitchell: Conservation No-Till Is One Option For Water Conservation

December 10, 2018

Jeff Mitchell Has Devoted Career to Conservation No-Till By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Jeff


USDA Purchases More Than $10 Million in California Table Grapes

December 7, 2018

Food Banks, Other Food Programs to Get Grapes as Part of Tariff Mitigation Program New Release


Tea: A Potential High-Value Specialty Crop in California

December 4, 2018

California: The State That Really Grows It All—Even Tea By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor New


Tea: More Than Just a Drink

November 29, 2018

Rich American History Around Tea By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor As the weather starts to get


Sorghum Not Well Known in the U.S.

November 27, 2018

Sorghum Used in Different Ways in the World By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor The Kearney Ag