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California Department of Food and Agriculture

Harris Farms in Fresno County. (CBS)

California Drought Has Ranchers Selling Cattle

With feed costs high and dry weather in the forecast, ranchers are already selling off parts of their herds as grazing pastures have turned brown.


Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Calif. Watchdog Keeping Grocers Accountable Shut Down

The government watchdog that is supposed to ensure consumers are not overcharged at the grocery store has stopped doing its job.


Cow. (CBS)

California Milk Board Alters PMS-Themed Ad Campaign

Responding to a wave of criticism, a California milk board on Thursday modified an advertising campaign that targeted men by promoting milk as a way to lessen the effects of premenstrual syndrome.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/21/2011

Crop Duster sprays field (AP)

Environmentalists Fear New California Pesticide Plan Will Threaten Public Health

The state is trying to rush a new plan for dealing with invasive insects that will hurt farmers and could prevent Californians from blocking any kind of pesticide spraying in the future, according to a coalition of environmental and health leaders.



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