Farms, Ranches In Southern Santa Clara County Grapple With Worsening DroughtAs Santa Clara County falls deeper into drought, local wine and crop growers said they would be okay for this year, but cattle ranchers are already hurting.
South Bay Mushroom Farmers Struggle To Fill JobsWhile the handful of farmers in the South Bay still in the business of growing mushrooms are producing tons of the edible fungi, they’re faced with the problem of not having enough people to pick the crops.
California Farmers Propose Ways To Save Water, Avoid Steeper CutsThe farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta east of San Francisco proposed the deal to spare themselves deeper mandatory cuts later.
21st Century Crop Dusting: FAA Approves Large Drone Use On FarmsA drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States.
How Much Water Are You Really Consuming?California is in a serious drought. It's time to save water if only a gallon at a time. But did you know by giving up one steak dinner, you could take dozens of 10 minute hot showers? Here's why.
California Drought Devastating Honeybees, Pushing Honey Prices HigherCalifornia’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
Narsai David: Stone Fruits In Season Our food and wine expert reports the strange weather has been affecting California's crops in some weird ways.
Freezing Temperatures Put Squeeze On California Citrus Growers California citrus growers say six nights of freezing temperatures will likely damage this year’s orange crop but no disruption is expected to supplies.
California Citrus Crops Badly Need Rain Scheduled precipitation this week could be key for California's citrus and berry industries.
California's Agricultural Industry is BoomingThe state's economy as a whole may still be limping along, but one sector seems to be red hot these days.
Environmental Groups Claim California Is Pesticide-HappyA coalition of health and environmental groups has stirred up a hornet’s nest at the State Department of Food and Agriculture, contending that the state is too quick to use pesticides to eradicate invasive pests.
Central Valley Farmers Benefit From Our Rainy WinterThe rainy weather we've experienced over the last few months may bring some unexpected benefits for one regional economy.
Cold Snap Threatens Central Valley Citrus CropsCalifornia citrus growers braced for subfreezing temperatures that threatened to damage crops in the state's Central Valley citrus belt.
Cold Weather Affecting CA Farmers