Women Accused Of Holding Men As Slaves At NorCal Marijuana FarmTwo women have been arrested on charges of holding four men captive at an illegal marijuana plantation in Northern California and forcing them to work there for six months.
'Sonoma Aroma' Filling North Bay Noses With Poop SmellSonoma County is playing host to an annual tradition - the smell of poop in the air.
Farm Workers Up For Overtime Pay If Governor Brown Signs BillCalifornia lawmakers are passing dozens of bills in a flurry of end-of-session activity, including full overtime pay for farmworkers, and an overhaul of how we vote in elections.
California Farm Workers Make Push For Overtime PayFarm workers across the state are putting in overtime, but they’re not reaping the benefits in their paychecks, and now there’s a fight within the state legislature to change that.
Changing Appetite For Eggs Hatches New Problems For FarmersThe egg industry is in the midst of major changes.
California Drought Causes Estimated $1.84 Billion Agricultural LossesResearchers from the University of California at Davis looked Tuesday at the likely farm costs of the drought in 2015.
Petaluma Egg Ranch Workers Wearing Bio-Hazard Suits To Prevent Avian Flu OutbreakThe price of eggs at the supermarket has skyrocketed lately due to the avian flu outbreak, and a Petaluma rancher is putting his chicken farm under bio-hazard lock down to prevent an outbreak from affecting his flock.
Marin Land Trust Saves Family Farms And Rural Life From Developers' PressureIn one of the nation's most expensive and beautiful areas, small family farms sit on property that could fetch millions if sold to developers. In Marin County, a land trust called MALT is helping keep pastoral places undeveloped forever.
Central Valley Farming Family Embraces Petite Peaches During DroughtThe Masumoto Family Farm hopes to start a "small fruit revolution," growing smaller peaches during the drought that are still bursting with flavor.
UC Study Finds Most Americans Can Be Fed Entirely By Local FarmsResearchers said the overwhelming majority of Americans could be fed entirely by food grown or raised within 100 miles of their homes.
California Farmers Ordered To Stop Pumping From San Joaquin River WatershedRegulators are ordering farmers with California’s oldest water rights to stop pumping from the San Joaquin River watershed for the first time in memory.
Amid Record Drought, Group Of California Farmers Offer To Give Up 25 Percent Of Their WaterA group of California farmers, in a surprising turnaround, is volunteering to give up a fourth of its available water this year, sharing a resource all but guaranteed to them for more than a century.