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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

food waste

Reducing Food Waste Should Be Top of Mind

December 31, 2018

“No Taste for Waste” Initiative Starts a Big Conversation By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate

Pest Management is Essential

December 27, 2018

The Positives of Pest Management By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor There’s a case to be made

immigration reform

Arnoldo Torres: Latino Leaders Must Do Better!

December 26, 2018

Op-Ed To California Ag Today Latinos Need a Bigger Voice By Arnold Torres In this last round of

water grab

Water Board Proceeds With Water Grab for Environment

December 19, 2018

40 Percent Water Grab for Environment Moves Forward By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor The board

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


Citrus Mutual Encouraged by Farm Bill

December 13, 2018

California Citrus Mutual Commends Congress for Action on 2018 Farm Bill News Release This week,


Many Questions Around SGMA Law

December 5, 2018

SGMA Law is Poorly Written By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor A recent meeting brought farmers and

moveable middle

Social Media Critical To Reach Consumers

December 3, 2018

Animal Ag Alliance Promotes Social Media to Bridge the Gap Between Farm and Fork By

Asian citrus psyllid

Farm Bill Deal a Big Win for U.S. Citrus Growers

November 29, 2018

Agreement Provides $25 Million for ACP and HLB News Release Recently, leading farm bill


It’s Past Time to Manage California Forests

November 28, 2018

Reducing Catastrophic Devastation with Preventive Forest Management By Patrick Cavanaugh,

Adult Asian citrus psyllid, Huanglongbing

Preventing the Spread of ACP

November 21, 2018

Valley Citrus Growers Continue Vigilance By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor [caption

Bee Where

Bee Where Program Will Help Keep Bees Safe in The Spring

November 19, 2018

Beekeepers Must Register Their Bee Hive Locations By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor There's a mandate


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