KSTE Farm Hour

KSTE Farm Hour

The decline of Delta asparagus. Giant swamp rat found near Stockton farm.

The annual Stockton Asparagus festival is happening this weekend, but how many more years can it...

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China tariffs upend CA farmers export plans. MWD to finance Delta tunnels.

California’s farmers are scrambling to find foreign customers for their produce, goods that were...

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More tariff troubles for farmers. Walnut pests. ICE arresting farmworkers.

The stakes are increasing in the U.S. and China tariff poker game. And California’s farmers are...

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ESN, March 3: Mirna Valerio; Fat Girl Running

Her blog is called Fat Girl Running and her friends and fans affectionately call her The...

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Tariff repercussions hit CA agriculture. Roof rats invade orchards. Ag Day.

Are repercussions about to hit California Agriculture due to President Trump’s tariffs on steel...

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Fall fires, winter freeze, March rains still vex CA farmers. Cover crops.

Yes, we welcome the current bout of late season rain. But it’s spring, and California’s farmers...

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Snowpack increases, but is it enough to fill ag allocations? Freeze damage.

March is definitely coming in like a lion: plenty of rain in the valley and snow in the...

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Sierra snowpack up. Tariffs hurt CA ag exports. Fighting powdery mildew.

It’s been a whirlwind week of farm-related events here in California. First the good news: the...

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The HaneyBiz Project, March 3rd 2018

Host Mark Haney talks with two powerful influencers and innovators . . . Riskalyze co-founder and...

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2018 nut crops imperiled by Valley hard freeze. A visit to Zaiger Genetics.

The fruit and nut tree blossoms on California’s farms look great right now, but how well will...

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Farms hit by ICE raids. Meager CVP water allocations. Nutria invasion.

Despite what the Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Purdue, told reporters, California’s farms are...

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Farmers, agribusiness owners caught in middle of Immigration crackdown.

Farmers and agribusiness owners throughout California are wondering: who do I obey, the State or...

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Proposed dams hit roadblock. Delta tunnels plan halved. Alfalfa vs drought.

The California Water Commission has thrown a monkey wrench into the plans and budgets for two...

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Oroville Dam construction problems. Shrinking strawberry acreage. Gophers!

Probe deeper into the problems at Oroville Dam, and you find that there were a lot of shortcuts...

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Truck shortage imperils CA winter harvest. NAFTA talks continue. Biochar.

An immediate shortage of trucks and truck drivers threatens California farmers winter harvest....

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Farmers take action vs. bullet train, Delta Tunnels. More pest quarantines.

What do trains, tunnels and California’s farmers have to do with each other? The state’s ag...

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Oroville Dam report hastens DWR chief ouster. State stiffs flooded farmers.

The independent forensics team reviewing the problems at Oroville Dam have released their report....

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Thomas Fire hits So Cal ag. More CVP water for farms? All about fennel.

Weather, water and natural disasters top the New Year’s list of worries for California’s farmers....

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Recycled water for Sac Co farms? New Delta tunnels lawsuit. Generator tips.

Sacramento County may be the site of an ambitious water recycling project that would supply area...

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SoCal fires damage avocado, lemon orchards. Does La Nina portend another drought?

We are still a month away from tallying the damage to the state’s avocado and lemon crops due to...

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