Jeff Rasmussen is a California Pest Control Advisor. He noted he is a plant doctor and considers his pest and disease control methods very carefully. He often doesn’t need to use pest control materials. Instead, he chooses cultural practices and biological products to control pests and diseases.
Due to very little rain and snow during the winter of 2020/2021, California growers are having to rely on groundwater to get through this season. We all believe this is an unsustainable struggle to irrigate crops. Ryan Jacobsen is the CEO of the Fresno County Farm Bureau. He is also the fourth generation of two Fresno County farm families. He noted that the situation is dire and will become more dire if we are at the cusp of another multiple-year drought.
PCAs Need to Be Heard!
Anthony LaFauce is with the Clyde Group — a Washington D.C.-based communications and public relations firm. He is also an adjunct in the School of Communications Dept. at American University. He suggests ways for PCAs to get heard!
Amy Wu is an award-winning agtech journalist and the producer/director of the documentary film From Farms to Incubators. She is widely published in major newspapers and magazines. In 2020, Wu was named on Worth magazine’s Groundbreakers 2020 list of 50 Women Changing the World!
Photo Courtesy of Bill Winters
Hear Dan Sumner Ag Economist at UC Davis Ag Issues Center speak about the headwinds facing the California Dairy Industry!
Miyoko Schinner, owns Miyoko Creamery—a plant-based operation. She seriously wants to help struggling dairies!