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CA farmers shorted on tariff relief. Oriental fruit fly in Sac. Co.

Some details of the Trump Administration’s tariff relief package for farmers have been released,...

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CA water battles heat up at Capitol. Virulent Newcastle Disease in Chickens.

The water battles in California are heating up. Approximately one thousand protestors, made up of...

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CA farmers talk tariffs, immigration with USDA head. Local farm advisor passes away.

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited California this past week. And he got an earful from...

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Ag losses mount in wildfires. Water issues, land issues clash.

As wildfires continue to rage in California, farm and range losses are mounting. We have an early...

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CA wildfires rage, farms suffer. Farm tariff relief to skip CA?

California’s earlier starting, hotter burning wildfires as well as the extended triple digit...

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8/1/18 A&G Hr. 3 Exhaustion in the Press Room

Turns out, the WH press is just plum tuckered out! White House correspondent Debra J. Saunders...

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Farmers torn by Trump’s offer to shore up ag losses due to tariffs. Rats in the orchard.

The biggest ag export state effected by the ongoing tariff disputes is California. The Golden...

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Farmers oppose proposal to shift water from ag to fish. Friant Canal woes.

Welcome to yet another chapter of the ongoing California saga: Whisky’s for drinkin’, water’s for...

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CA almond production up, but will Chinese tariffs slow sales? Hybridizing fruit.

Good news for California’s almond growers. The 2018 crop now encompasses over one million acres,...

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China’s qualitative tariff war on ag. CA barley feeds farm to mug movement.

California farmers are getting more nervous about pending losses in the tariff war between China...

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Subsidies for tariffed ag products? State tackles wild pigs. CA pears down

California’s farmers will be on the receiving end of a big economic hit if the U.S. government...

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Tariffs, immigration woes raise CA farm concerns. Broomrape weed in Yolo Co.

Trade issues and threatened tariffs with several foreign countries, especially China, pose a risk...

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CA dairies struggle to survive. Sunflower disorders. Farm Bill news.

The single biggest agricultural commodity in California is dairy, which produces more than six...

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Newcastle poultry disease spreads in CA. High speed rural broadband needs.

The outbreak of Virulent Newcastle Disease in poultry flocks in Southern California is growing....

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CA farm products impacted by tariff retaliation. Newcastle disease in CA.

The on-again, off-again, Trump-mandated tariffs are on again. At least, at this moment. This...

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Farm Bill voted down. SWP offers more farm water. Future of hemp in CA.

A combination of Congressional Democrats and conservative Republicans voted down the 2018 farm...

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Almond acreage up. Sites Reservoir gets boost. Rodents vs. drip irrigation.

This week, there’s good news and not-so-good news for California farmers when it comes to...

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Groundwater banking atmospheric river events. Foot-Mouth disease vaccine.

Can atmospheric river events be converted into groundwater storage? Researchers offer clues to...

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CA farmers voice concerns about Chinese tariffs. Walnut damage from floods.

Local farmers are still assessing and attempting to mitigate damage due to last year’s heavy...

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Almond freeze damage in NorCal orchards. Local pears, cherries struggle to survive.

California’s farmers are starting to get a handle on crop conditions after a year of whipsaw...

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