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Drake's Bay Oyster Farm appeal declined by Supreme Court

Jump On Tomorrow: Oyster Farm Closing, Tech Privacy Meeting, Traffic Alerts

Get a jump on what’s happening tomorrow around the Bay.

07/30/2014

A bud grows on a marijuana plant

$13.9 Million Pot Farm Discovered, Destroyed In Northern Napa County

The Napa Special Investigations Bureau and Napa County Sheriff’s Office detectives eradicated nearly 14,000 marijuana plants at an illegal grow site Tuesday in northern Napa County near the Lake County line.

06/06/2014

A stream of water cuts through a dry section of Folsom Lake on March 20, 2014 in Granite Bay, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Drought Could Cost Agricultural Economy $1.7B, Leave Thousands Without Work

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.

05/19/2014

Baby Pigs.

Bacon Prices On The Rise As Virus Killing Millions Of Baby Pigs In U.S.

A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it’s threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.

04/08/2014

Without water, fields lay fallow and cropless on a California farm that receives no water.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

As Drought Continues, Farmers Fear Feds Could Seize Water

With no end in sight to California’s drought, farmers in the San Joaquin Valley fear federal officials could seize water in the San Luis Reservoir intended for their crops.

01/28/2014

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Santa Cruz County Farmer Accused Of Sexual Assault

A farmer was arrested Friday on suspicion of sexual assault and false imprisonment after a woman reported he attacked her at a farm in Watsonville last month, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.

10/08/2013

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

UC Berkeley Weighs Legal Action To Evict Occupy Farmers

University of California, Berkeley officials said they’re prepared to take legal action if Occupy activists refuse to leave school-owned land where they have pitched tents and planted crops.

05/08/2012

Eye On The Bay: Farms

Eye On The Bay: Dining On The Farm – 9/9/11

Join Liam Mayclem, Brian Hackney and Thuy Vu as they partake in a magical one of a kind farm to table dinner. Harley Farms Goat Dairy 205 North Street Pescadero, CA 94060 (650) 879-0480 http://www.harleyfarms.com […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/09/2011

cherries

Wet Weather Causing Concerns For Bay Area Cherry Farmers

Many farmers in Brentwood are concerned that even more rain this late in the year could severely damage their cherry crop for the season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/31/2011

California Aqueduct in the San Joaquin Valley. (AP)

Bill Would Ease Unionization Of California Farmworkers

California lawmakers moved ahead Thursday with a bill that would make it easier for farmworkers to unionize, acting over the objections of Republicans and the business community.

CBS San Francisco–03/31/2011

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