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Push for federal milk marketing order in Calif. enters new phase

With the USDA's courtroom-style hearing on proposals for a federal milk marketing order in California having concluded Nov. 18, the parties' next step will be to present written briefs to the agency next year. A vote by producers could take place in 2017. More

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Calif. navel oranges sweet, plentiful amid bumper crop

California navel orange growers are several weeks of the harvest of what is expected to be an 86-million-carton crop, as the sugar content has been... More


Group’s Food Network table grape ads cast wide demographic net

The California Table Grape Commission is maintaining a unique partnership with the Food Network as the exclusive home for its advertising and... More


California milk board to enter float in Rose Parade

The California Milk Advisory Board is kicking off a national advertising campaign by entering a float in the Tournament of Roses Parade Jan. 1 in... More


Winter-like storm brings rain, snow to N. California

A winter storm warning will be in effect through Wednesday afternoon. More

California food pantry lacking 1,700 turkeys for needy

The agency hopes to provide 4,200 families with a holiday food box. More

Q&A: A look at the Colorado River and its role in the West

States overestimated how much water the river would deliver in the 1922 compact. More

Water agency’s land purchase rattles California farmers

The Metropolitan Water District paid $256 million in July to nearly double its Palo Verde holdings to 29,000 acres, or about 30 percent of the valley. More

Owners of fire-damaged land urged to guard against soil erosion

Timber, livestock and wine producers in the mountains northeast of San Francisco are among landowners being urged to guard against soil erosion from fire-scarred lands when El Nino-powered rains come. More

Traveler busted with 450 illegal pork tamales

The traveler was assessed a $1,000 civil penalty for commercial activity with the intent to distribute. More

Calif. reaches first milestone in crafting groundwater regulations

The California Department of Water Resources has set up a process for resolving discrepancies over the boundaries of groundwater basins that will be affected by new pumping regulations. More

Historically strong El Nino may only last a season, forecasters say

Federal forecasters are still confident that historically strong El Nino conditions will persist throughout the winter, bringing a heavy storm track to the southern United States, but the conditions may recede by next spring. More

Poultry producer focuses on quality products

Producer represents the gold standard for high-end customers concerned about taste, lack of hormones and animal welfare. More

Tornado strikes Central California town, damages homes

The twister swept along for nearly a mile, toppling trees and fences, breaking windows and ripping off part of a church roof. More

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