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UFW Seeks Contract With Fresno Tomato Grower

UFW Seeks Contract With Fresno Tomato Grower

Sacramento, CA — Dozens of workers from Manteca-based Ace Tomato Inc. traveled Wednesday to the Sacramento headquarters of the Agricultural Labor Relations Board asking the agency to obtain a court…

For Dairymen… Heat Wave’s Silver Lining: Screaming Ice Cream Sales

For Dairymen… Heat Wave’s Silver Lining: Screaming Ice Cream Sales

What’s the scoop on the drought and heat wave drying up half the USA this summer? The Central Valley’s dairy operators know it has suddenly pushed the price of their…

California Citrus Acreage Climbing

California Citrus Acreage Climbing

While Florida remains the top US state for citrus production,that state’s  orange acreage has declined in the past decade while California’s citrus acreage has diversified and grown. Per acre the…

Land O’Lakes Net Earnings Decline 22%, Dairy Foods Sales Down 7%

Land O’Lakes Net Earnings Decline 22%, Dairy Foods Sales Down 7%

Land O’Lakes, Inc. this week reported continued strong sales across its business portfolio, with net sales up for both the second quarter and the first half of the year. The…

Fresno St Breaks Ground On Foster Farm Poultry Facility

Fresno St Breaks Ground On Foster Farm Poultry Facility

Ground was broken today, July 27, at Fresno State on the innovative Foster Farms Poultry Education and Research Facility, which is scheduled to open in the spring 2013, semester. This…

Brown Offers $14 Billion Tunnels Plan… Get’rrr Done

Brown Offers $14 Billion Tunnels Plan… Get’rrr Done

In a joint news conference this week Gov Edmund Brown and Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar outlined their ”path forward” on fixing the Delta, managing wildlife and providing…

Is California Eucalyptus The Target Of Biological Terrorism?

Is California Eucalyptus The Target Of Biological Terrorism?

Author: Jeannette E. Warnert Over the years, Timothy Paine, professor in the UC Riverside Department of Entomology, has become increasingly convinced that someone or some group has brought a series…

Midwest Corn Crop Condition Worsens

Midwest Corn Crop Condition Worsens

Hurt by hot weather and drought the USDA reported today that 38% of the corn crop across the 18 largest corn growing states was either in very poor to poor…

UFW Wins Vote At Fresno County Ranch

UFW Wins Vote At Fresno County Ranch

The United Farmworkers Union won an election held July 11 at a Firebaugh vegetable farm  the Agricultural Labor Relations Board confirms. In the vote at Gargiulo Inc, the UFW won…

Ag Update

Ag Update

2011 Crop & Livestock Report to be presented July 24Tulare County’s 2011 Annual Crop and Livestock Report will be presented to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, July 24. Copies…