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Kroger Backs off “Net 90” Payment Plan to Produce Shippers

July 11, 2018

Produce Industry Gets Praise for Unified Voice on the Matter News Release The California Fresh

Citrus PSA on HLB Fight

Governor Brown Includes $12.5 Million In Budget for HLB Control

July 10, 2018

HLB Funds To Be Used by the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program News Release Recognizing

Count our votes Farm workers' rights UFW Endorsement

Motion Filed in Fifth District Court to Count the Votes!

July 6, 2018

Editor's Note: Anthony Raimondo with Raimondo & Associates filed a motion with the Fifth

Immigration Policy: Focus, Initiate and Stop Reacting

July 2, 2018

Opinion/Editorial By Arnoldo S. Torres with the National Institute for Latino Policy I want to

Gerawan Farm Employees Await Justice

July 2, 2018

When Will the Court Ordered Gerawan Votes Be Counted? Part 1 By Laurie Greene, Founding

California Fresh Fruit Association: Kroger Must Not Adopt Net 90 Payment Plan

July 2, 2018

Kroger's Net 90 Payment Intention Will Hurt California Farmers By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor The

Chinese Tariffs

Increased Chinese Tariffs Could put California Producers in a Tight Spot

June 28, 2018

There is Fear China Could Turn to Other Countries For Ag Products By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate


California Agriculture’s Future in the Hands of New Tariffs

June 26, 2018

There Is Worry that Some Companies May Lose Ground on Exports to China By Mikenzie Meyers,


The Need to Harmonize Maximum Residue Levels

June 12, 2018

Nearly All Produce Has Zero Residues of Crop Protection Products By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate

Product Recall Awareness

June 11, 2018

Social Media Can Hurt a Company By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor Product recall coverage has

heat illness

Heat Illness Prevention for Field Workers

June 5, 2018

Farmers Guard Their Most Valuable Asset By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor When temperatures are

California Food Processing: $200 Billion in Value

June 4, 2018

California Food Processing is Massive Business By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor The food packaging

Encouraging Schools to Comply with Pesticide Notifications

June 1, 2018

Monterey County Schools are Not Logging On to See Notifications By Patrick Cavanaugh,

Gerawan Workers Have Been Vindicated

May 31, 2018

Gerawan Workers Will See Vote Counted After 4.5 Years of Seeking Justice By Laurie Greene,

Gerawan Employees

Officials Applaud Ruling in Gerawan Employees’ Favor

May 30, 2018

Ballots in UFW Decertification Vote Must be Counted By Joanne Lui, Associate Editor Two officials

Temperance Dam

Letter to California Water Commission on Failure to Approve Temperance Dam

May 29, 2018

CWC Decision is a Black Eye to State Editor's note: Valley legislators sent the attached letter

Importance of Recall Insurance

May 23, 2018

Brokers Can help Growers Minimize Losses By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor California Ag

Temperance Flat Dam

Temperance Flat Dam Fallout Continues

May 18, 2018

Even Growers Not Benefitting are Unhappy By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Even growers who were not

immigration reform

Latinos’ Responsibility on Immigration Reform

May 17, 2018

Commentary on Latinos and Immigration Reform - 2 of 4 Parts Latinos Have a Unique Challenge  By

temperance flat

Officials Angered Over Temperance Flat Lack of Funding

May 16, 2018

The Will of The People Was Ignored By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Agricultural leaders from cities,