Elderly Farmer Still Shaken By Dramatic Well RescueHe's a little embarrassed by all the attention, but 90-year-old Farmer Ernie says once he tumbled into an old well on his property the only thought that raced through his mind was "just trying to survive."
Cow Manure Turns To Biofuel At A California Dairy FarmA California dairy farmer is trapping the methane gas from cow manure and converting it into energy.
Producer Seller $1M Richer After Buying Scratcher In San Francisco StoreA Stanislaus County produce seller is one million dollars richer after purchasing what was thought to be a losing Scratchers ticket from a San Francisco retailer, lottery officials said Friday.
Petaluma Egg Ranch Workers Wearing Bio-Hazard Suits To Prevent Avian Flu OutbreakThe price of eggs at the supermarket has skyrocketed lately due to the avian flu outbreak, and a Petaluma rancher is putting his chicken farm under bio-hazard lock down to prevent an outbreak from affecting his flock.
California's Central Valley Sinking Faster Than Ever Before As Farmers Drill For Water During DroughtCalifornia’s Central Valley is sinking at a rate never before seen during the state’s historic drought, and farmers are shouldering some of the blame for the damage that sinking is causing.
Central Valley Citrus Farmers Fend Off Frost Despite Freezing TemperaturesDespite the recent cold temperatures falling below freezing, citrus farmers in the Central Valley say they’ve managed to save their crops.
California’s Tomato Harvest Defies Withering Drought Conditions; Breaks RecordsCalifornia farmers produced a record tomato crop this year, even in the face of a withering drought.
As Demand Soars, Supermarkets Struggle To Keep Organic Milk StockedGrocery shoppers looking for organic milk in Bay Area supermarkets may be out of luck as farmers struggle to keep up with demand.
'Pumpkinstein' Pumpkins Grown To Resemble Frankenstein's Head In High Demand For HalloweenPumpkins grown inside plastic molds to resemble Frankenstein’s head are in high demand for Halloween.
Bay Area Artisan Cheese Makers Stunned By FDA Crackdown On Wooden Cheeseboards The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on wooden shelves and cheeseboards, upsetting artisan cheese makers in the Bay Area and across the country.
Water Behind Dam Near Fresno To Be Tapped For Farmers Facing DroughtOfficials said Tuesday that, for the first time in decades, they plan to tap water stored behind a dam east of Fresno, as they try to help California farmers through the ongoing drought.
Foodie Chap With Brad Buckley Of 'The Abalone Farm'Cooking abalone can easily become a shambolic experience but not when Brad Buckley is at the stove. We talked abalone and ate a little too for our recent Foodie Chap chat…