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Agriculture Labor Relations Board Carries Strong Bias, Expert Says

November 16, 2018

Michael Saqui: UFW and ALRB Are In Bed Together By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor The


Is the UFW a Union?

November 13, 2018

Attorney Michael Saqui Says UFW is Social Reform Movement By Jessica Theisman, Associate


IR-4 Program Trying to Help Florida Citrus Industry Due to HLB

November 12, 2018

IR-4 Researchers Control Material to Help Citrus Industy By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Jerry

E. Coli

FDA Releases Possible Factors for 2018 E. Coli Outbreaks

November 9, 2018

Leafy Greens Industry and Public Were Severely Impacted By Hank Giclas, Western Growers Sr. Vice

Mexican Fruit Fly

Mexican Fruit Fly Quarantine in Portion of Los Angeles County

November 7, 2018

Three Flies Detected in Long Beach CDFA News Release A portion of Los Angeles County, including

turlock irrigation canal

EPA Blasts State’s Water Grab

November 5, 2018

EPA's Acting Secretary Andrew Wheeler Visits The Valley With Congressman Denham News Release

Lallemand Plant Care Acts as a Voice for the Industry

November 2, 2018

Microbes Company Promotes Biostimulants for Ag By Mikenzi Meyers, Contributing Editor The term

George Soares

George Soares on How DPR Sees Cannabis

November 1, 2018

Soares: DPR Interpretation of Cannabis is Wrong By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor George

sweet potatoes

Labor Challenges in Sweet Potatoes

October 31, 2018

Challenges Are High Demand for Innovation By Mikenzi Meyers Associate Editor Harvest for sweet

water storage

President Signs Rep. Jeff Denham’s Water Storage Legislation

October 30, 2018

President signs Denham Water Storage Legislation News Release Edited By Patrick

Sakata Seed Helps American Heart Association Raises $44,000

October 29, 2018

Sakata Seed America Supports the AHA through its Sakata Gives Corporate Giving Program New Release


President’s Order Restores Western Water Supplies

October 26, 2018

Farm Bureau, CA Farm Water Coalition, Family Farm Alliance and Western Growers Support Order News

Nisei Farmers League Grateful for President Trump’s Executive Order on Water

October 25, 2018

Nisei Farmers League: It Was A Bold Move  News Release Edited By Patrick Cavanaugh Manuel

almond board

Almond Export Diversification Helps During Tariff War

October 23, 2018

Overseas Markets are Vast for Almond Industry By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Diversification is a

Crop Protection: U.S. Food System Very Safe

October 18, 2018

Crop Protection Products are Highly Regulated By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor There's no need to

water grab

Water Board’s Water Grab From Rivers Will Impact Domestic Water

October 17, 2018

State Water Resources Control Board Plan is "Pseudo-Science" By Jessica Theisman, Associate

turlock irrigation canal

40 Percent Water Grab Continues to Be Big Concern

October 16, 2018

Growers Will Fight Back By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor Recently, over one thousand farmers

Bowles Farming

Innovation is Bowles Farming Co.’s #1 Objective

October 15, 2018

Bowles Farming is Major Innovator in Merced County By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor As every


California Walnuts Face Threatening Tariffs

October 11, 2018

Big Challenges For the Walnut Industry By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor It takes one glance at

Labor Unions Could Be Cause of Farm Closings

October 5, 2018

Major Farm Operations With UFW Contracts Have Shut Down By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Farms