Farmers throughout the state are using a mysterious and some say foolhardy tool for locating underground water: dowsers or “water witches.”
Can plants replace eggs? A San Francisco startup backed by Bill Gates believes they can.
Robotic farming could provide relief from recent labor shortages, lessen the unknowns of immigration reform, even reduce costs, increase quality and yield a more consistent product.
Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.
Farmers in the Central Valley have filed a pair of lawsuits claiming the path of the bullet train line will severely impact farming in the community.
The state’s economy as a whole may still be limping along, but one sector seems to be red hot these days.
Orchids arriving in San Francisco from Thailand were carrying unexpected cargo—an agricultural pest that a federal agency said is the first of its kind to have been encountered in the nation.
A just released water policy report finds consumers paid dearly during California’s most recent drought in the form of higher energy prices, and environmental strain.
The rainy weather we’ve experienced over the last few months may bring some unexpected benefits for one regional economy.
California agricultural officials say they have successfully beaten back an invasive species that was threatening the state’s wine industry.