Increased demand in the United States for apparel and home goods made from organically produced fibers creates more opportunities for California farmers and ranchers, according to business leaders.
A new genetics laboratory that’s under construction at the Rice Experiment Station in Biggs was one of the first things people saw when they arrived there for the 107th annual California Rice Field Day.
The University of California is creating awareness among tree nut growers about issues pertaining to the honey bee (Apis mellifera), an essential partner in the state’s agricultural production.
“The outlook for next year’s crop is that it will be sold at a higher starting price than the previous year’s crop, which was a record.”
Walnut growers are reaping the benefits of innovative new products that attract consumers.
The reliability of water supplies is more important that ever before with increased planting of permanent nut crops.
The mechanical peach harvester is a tool of the trade for Robbie Bains of Yuba City, who grows peaches and custom-harvests them for other growers.
Western Grasslands’ pasture-raised beef stampedes to fast sales growth.
President George W. Bush made four stops in California last week on his way to Asia.
Protecting public safety is more important than protecting endangered species, proponents of a congressional bill testified during a unique hearing at the California state capitol last week.