Harvest

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Drought Sucking California’s $5 Billion Rice Harvest Dry

California’s deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that’s bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.

10/29/2014

Grape stomping competition in Sonoma County (Photo courtesy Mike Sugerman).

About The Bay: Stomping The Grape Harvest In Sonoma

It’s harvest time in wine country and for some, that still means getting their stomp on.I took off my shoes and gave it a try during travels About The Bay.

10/07/2014

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Set Up A Haunted Maze In Your Own Backyard

Your own backyard is the perfect setting for a creepy haunted maze that will give your friends a delightful fright.

10/03/2014

Supermoon (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Monday’s Harvest Moon Is Also The Final Supermoon Of 2014

The 2014 summer of supermoons comes to an end Monday as the orbit brings full moon to its closest point to earth for the final time this year.

09/08/2014

(CBS)

California Wine-Grape Growers Celebrating A Record Harvest

California agriculture officials are reporting good news for wine lovers and vineyard operators alike: a record harvest of wine grapes.

02/15/2014

A farmworker picks lettuce in a field. (Hector Mata/AFP/Getty Images)

California Farmers Voice Need For Guest Worker Program; Warn Of Crop Shortage

Farmers said they are having trouble finding enough workers to pick their crops, and may have to switch to machines.

10/30/2013

(CBS)

Fresno Farmworker Hurt In Harvesting Machine Accident Getting $1M Settlement

A Central California farmworker whose arm was mangled in a watermelon harvesting machine is getting a $1 million settlement.

02/04/2013

Grapes at Valley of the Moon Winery. (valleyofthemoonwinery.com)

California Wine Grape Harvest Was Down In 2011; Prices Higher

The late freezes and untimely rain impacted California’s wine grape harvest just as vintners had predicted: The 2011 harvest was down 7 percent to 3.3 million tons.

02/10/2012

NAPA, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Atmosphere at Miner Family Vineyard as part of Aloft Hotels Presents Live in the Vineyard on November 14, 2010 in Napa, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for Aloft Hotels)

California Grape Crop Shows Declining Numbers

Unseasonably cool weather affected the crop for the second straight year.

12/21/2011

Vineyard worker Jimmy Guzman lifts a bucket of zinfandel grapes before dumping them into a bin while harvesting grapes

Wine Country Vintners Race To Finish Grape Harvest Before More Rain

Sonoma Valley winemakers are racing to complete the grape harvest after a weekend storm drenched the vineyards, threatening to mold the grapes.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010

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