Meet the People

Robert Silva, mayor of Mendota

City of Mendota Recovers from Drought

August 24, 2016

Mendota Resilience and Pride By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate Editor   For many small

Jared Allred and Diane Laub grape growers

Like Mother, Like Son: Passion for Grape Growing

August 23, 2016

Mother-Son Team Share Passion for Grape Growing   By Lauren Dutra, Associate

california drought

CULTIVATING COMMON GROUND: Economic Analysis of Drought on California Agriculture

August 22, 2016

Editor's note: We thank Aubrey Bettencourt for her contribution to California Ag Today's

John Harris

CULTIVATING COMMON GROUND: Almond Growers on Assessment Increase

August 10, 2016

Almond Growers Want Justification and Vote on Almond Board's Assessment

Fresno County Ag Value Down in 2015 Crop Report

August 10, 2016

Fresno County Ag Commissioner Les Wright on the 6.55 Percent Drop in Ag

Fresno County Agricultural Value Declines in 2015

August 9, 2016

Fresno County Agricultural Value Declines in 2015 Drought, Lower Commodity Prices and

Vigilant Seed Bank Reduction for Weed Control

August 8, 2016

Vigilant Seed Bank Reduction: Whatever it takes, don't let weeds set seed. By Patrick Cavanaugh,

Boxer Jose Ramirez Presents Check to SJVWIA

August 5, 2016

Professional Boxer Jose Ramirez Helps SJVWIA Fight for Water (Updated from an earlier version

Brad Goehring

CAWG Gears Up to Fight New Overtime Bill

August 5, 2016

Following Defeat of Overtime Bill AB 2757, CAWG Gears up to Fight New Overtime Bill AB 1066 By

Mark Hendrixson

Pecan Growers Excited about Federal Marketing Order

August 4, 2016

Calif. Pecan Growers Gather to Discuss Federal Marketing Order By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

Duarte Nursery v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Update

August 2, 2016

PLF Attorney Reports Duarte Appeals Court Decision—Once Again By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

WGA Conflicted on SCOTUS DACA Decision

August 1, 2016

Western Growers Association has Mixed Feelings on Recent Supreme Court DACA Decision By Patrick

CAWG Focus on Mechanization, Virus Control

July 28, 2016

CAWG Monterey Meeting Addresses Mechanization and Virus Control Strategies By Laurie Greene,

Family Tree Farms Enjoys Exceptional Tree Fruit Year

July 15, 2016

Tree Fruits and Hybrids Are Bountiful and Delicious This Season By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

Victor Davis Hanson

CULTIVATING COMMON GROUND: The State of the Wealthy Class in California

July 12, 2016

CULTIVATING COMMON GROUND: The State is Sinking, and Its Wealthy Class Is Full of

Duarte Nursery Loses Battle Against Army Corps Of Engineers

July 7, 2016

Ruling in Favor of Army Corps is Game Changer for Agriculture By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News


Brexit Affects U.S. Agricultural Trade

July 6, 2016

Joel Nelsen's Commentary on Washington D.C. Meetings, Brexit and U.S. Agricultural Trade By

Fruits and Vegetables

Sparked Cultural Interest in Gardening and Locally Grown Produce

July 6, 2016

Locally Grown Food Inspires Consumers to Learn More, Garden at Home  By Laurie Greene,


Red, White and California Blueberries

July 4, 2016

Celebrate Independence Day with Native Blueberries By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate Editor As we

CA Agriculture Leadership Transitions

July 1, 2016

CA Agricultural Leadership Transitions: Barry Bedwell to Head CALF, George Radanovich to Lead