Researchers say California’s drought could cost the state’s agricultural economy $1.7 billion this year and leave more than 14,000 farmworkers without work.
Officials said Tuesday that, for the first time in decades, they plan to tap water stored behind a dam east of Fresno, as they try to help California farmers through the ongoing drought.
California agriculture officials are on the hunt for an invasive species of ant that’s been spotted in an Southern California yard — and they’ll use Spam as bait.
An overwhelming majority of Californians agree the state is facing a serious water shortage, but most are also opposed to mandatory rationing.
Well drilling is booming across California’s Central Valley, with some drilling companies booked for months.
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.