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.
UC Davis Study Shows Central Valley Farmland a Major Source of Air PollutionA major contributor to harmful smog in California comes from the heavily-fertilized soil in the Central Valley, according to a new study from UC Davis.
Agricultural Demand For Water Has California’s Central Valley Sinking FastInch by inch, a critical, gravity-fed canal system is collapsing in California's Central Valley.
Agricultural Demand For Water Has California’s Central Valley Sinking FastInch by inch, a critical, gravity-fed canal system is collapsing in California's Central Valley.
Central Valley Farmers Fight Fears of Drought as Long Dry Spell Stretches Into New YearStockton usually gets about 3 1/3 inches of rain in December. Last month, the area only saw 0.05 of an inch.
Marin County to Preserve Undeveloped Ranch Land Owned by Metallica Co-FounderThe Marin County Board of Supervisors will consider creating a 1,000-acre agricultural conservation easement that would require the land to be used for economically-viable agriculture.
California Heat Wave Crushed Grape Growers' Dreams Of Fruitful HarvestThe record head that baked Northern California over the Labor Day weekend left wine grapes shriveling on the vines, reducing many of them to raisins before the normal harvest.
Proposal Would Commit California To Slow Shrinking Of Salton SeaThe plan involves building ponds at the ends of the salty, desert lake which has suffered a string of environmental setbacks since the 1970s.