Destructive Peach Fruit Fly Detected In Contra Costa CountyAgricultural officials in eastern Contra Costa County are planning an eradication effort and an extensive pest survey after the detection of an insect that threatens the region’s crops and other natural resources.
Trade Tensions, India Tariffs Put California Almonds At RiskAlong large swaths of California's lush central valley, almonds in the fuzzy hulls of tree leaves blow in the wind on thousands of acres of orchards.
Gilroy Garlic Producers Cheer China TariffsGilroy garlic growers are applauding new tariffs on Chinese products, saying they will help level the playing field with growers who they say"dump" garlic in the U.S. market.
Unseasonable Rain in Napa Valley Threatens Chardonnay Grape YieldIt's a delicate time for flowering Chardonnay vines and a heavy rainfall can interfere with their pollination.
Heavy May Storm Brings Trouble For Gilroy Cherry GrowersUnusually heavy rain for the month of May is making cherry growers in Santa Clara County nervous.
Sonoma Wine Producers Commit to Sustainable ViticultureSonoma County wine producers aim to become the first 100 percent sustainable wine-growing region in the U.S.
California Grower Recalls Avocados Over Possible ListeriaHenry Avocado, a grower and distributor based near San Diego, is voluntarily recalling whole avocados over possible listeria contamination.
Kale Placed 3rd On 'Dirty Dozen' Produce Pesticide ListA new report places kale, which is usually thought of as a healthy super food, third on a "Dirty Dozen" list of produce affected by pesticides.
SF Startup's Lab-Grown Chicken Nugget Passes Taste TestThe future of meat production may be in a lab, and food startup Just can grow a chicken nugget from animal cells that passes the taste test.
Despite Success, Marin County Farmer Set To Sell RanchThe owner of a well-known ranch in Marin County is getting ready to sell his farm despite its success, saying the land is so valuable it simply doesn't make any sense not to sell.
Fed Court in S.F. Orders Pesticide Ban, Says EPA Violated LawThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ordered the EPA to remove chlorpyrifos from sale in the United States within 60 days.
Farmers in Trump Country Protest PruittEmbattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas.
Famed Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Farmer Ponders A New Crop -- Pot'Farmer' John Muller is best known for growing some of Half Moon Bay biggest pumpkins, but an economic downturn has him considering a crop rotation of a different type.
US Proposes Tariffs On $50 Billion In Chinese ImportsThe Trump administration on Tuesday escalated its aggressive actions on trade by proposing 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports to protest Beijing's alleged theft of American technology.
China Announces New Tariffs on U.S. Meat, Fruit, Other ProductsThe new tariffs are following through on warnings Chinese officials have made for several weeks in an escalating trade dispute with the United States.