Drought Emergency: California Could Cut Off Water To Thousands Of Farmers In AugustCalifornia regulators are planning to stop thousands of farmers from taking water out of the state's major rivers and streams because of a worsening drought.
Bay Area Sikh Protest Outside SF Indian Consulate; Continued Calls for Sovereign NationMany Punjabi Sikhs farmers have reached a breaking point, with thousands reportedly committing suicide. Protestors were also demanding independence and the re-establishment of a sovereign nation of Khalistan.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Introduces New Plan To Connect Farmers With Food BanksGov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced a new program that would bring together farmers and ranchers suffering from decreased demand for produce with food banks helping a rising number of families in need amid the COVID-19 crisis.
California Sues Trump Administration Over Increased Water Diversions To FarmersCalifornia is suing the Trump administration to block new rules that would divert more water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to farmers, saying the rules do not protect endangered fish species.
SJ Plan To Preserve Coyote Valley Is A Boon For Environmentalists But A Bust For DevelopersSan Jose has reached an agreement with environmental groups to preserve 937 acres in the Coyote Valley from development, but landowners are skeptical.
Pumpkin Season Highlights Half Moon Bay's Challenges In Agriculture IndustryIt's pumpkin season in Half Moon Bay and the fields are ablaze in orange. The kids and families are filling up the pumpkin patches and cars jamming the highway. It's all part of an October tradition.
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.
U.S. Farmers Start Using Artificial Intelligence To Monitor CowsA Dutch company has married motion sensors and artificial intelligence with the aim of bringing the barnyard into the 21st century.
Small Recreational Pot Farmers Getting Squeezed By California RegulationMarijuana industry leaders say California regulations and fees are crushing the cash business, threatening to drive small recreational pot farmers out of business.
Environmentalists Urge Lawmakers To Crack Down On Water-Guzzling FarmsCalifornia's environmentalists urge lawmakers to require water cutbacks for farmers, who use 80 percent of the state's water.
Central Valley Farmers Drill More, Deeper Wells As Drought Limits LoomSan Joaquin Valley farmers drilled 2,500 wells last year, 5 times the annual average for the previous 30 years.
Tomato-Loving Pest Could Destroy California CropTomatoes are abundant at many farmer’s markets at this time of the year, but a little pest could change that in the future.
700 Trillion Gallons Of Water Found Deep Below California's Central ValleyStanford researchers have released a surprising new study revealing that California is sitting on top of a vast water resource that we didn’t know was there, and it could hold as much as 7,000 trillion gallons.
Big Agriculture Adopting Technology To Increase EfficiencyAgriculture is embracing technology to become more efficient, and startups are interacting with industry leaders to develop the best tools.
California Farmers Reap Record Sales Despite Historic DroughtCalifornia farmers recorded $53.5 billion in sales n 2014, the same year Gov. Jerry Brown declared the state in a drought emergency.