It's worse than we all thought. Farmers are now selling off land to get out of the business and the state wants to buy up land to get water rights! @JoeDelBosque @CAWaterAlliance @Westlands_Water #drought #water #California
The almond crop in Northern California is very light. For some growers 80 percent down due to a big frost event in February this year. Coupled with low almond prices and we have a massively tough year!
We regret the passing of Western Growers Hank Giclas who spearheaded Food Safety Guidelines. Condolences to his family. He was always available for interviews from @calagtoday reporters. @WesternGrowers
Please listen to Part 2 with William Bourdeau, Executive VP of Harris Farms on the critical need for Food Security, during the protracted drought in CA, which produces most of the nation's food. @wbourdeau @WesternGrowers @CAWaterAlliance @CAFarmBureau