As California enters its 4th year of drought, the state’s multi-billion almond crop is helping drive a sharp debate about water use.
Huge amounts of water are mysteriously vanishing from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta — and the prime suspects are farmers whose families have tilled fertile soil there for generations.
Gov. Jerry Brown defended his order requiring Californians statewide to cut back on their water use in a historic mandate that spares those who consume the most: farmers.
The recent rise in egg prices has led to a shortage of chicks, as more people are raising chickens at their homes.
A Central Valley water district that is the country’s largest says it has reached a deal with the federal government in a decades-long dispute over thousands of acres of contaminated land.
California Growers Fear Pres. Obama’s Executive Action On Immigration Will Intensify Farm Labor Shortage
Thousands of the state’s farm workers, who make up a significant portion of those who will benefit, may choose to leave the uncertainty of their seasonal jobs for steady, year-around work.
A growing number of meat suppliers and processors is turning to mobile slaughterhouses. In the process, they’re making the road from farm to table very direct.
Organic farmers and environmentalists are challenging California’s strategy on pesticides and crop pests.
With severe drought covering 95 percent of California, ‘pop-up wetlands’ are one of the few tools that conservationists have to help stave off possible bird die-offs this fall.
San Francisco will soon become the first city to enact a California law giving owners who turn empty lots into gardens the chance to get a tax break.