Navel orange harvest in California is wrapping up, with fruit expected to appear in stores through the July 4 holiday, while the harvest of Valencies is nearly one-third finished.
The state distributed nearly $250 million in grants Wednesday to dozens of programs that combine academic and technical coursework at the high school and community college level with hands-on training and work experience supplied by employers.
Sierra Club California credits agriculture for gains in water efficiency over the past few decades b
Agriculture has boomed in northeastern California in the last 10 years and now accounts for 17 perce
Some growers in the San Joaquin Valley are beginning to see comparisons between their industries and timber, whose decline was hastened by protections for the Northern spotted owl. Others point out that the return of rains would improve farms' prospects.
“The outstanding feature of the California drought is the way in which it’s been allowed to become incredibly serious, with — from an Australian perspective — an absolutely pathetic and nominal sort of response,” said...
High winds whipped fires that burned agricultural byproducts and a nearby field at a plant in Tracy, Calif. The smoldering remains were expected to be totally extinguished by May 23.
California water regulators on Friday accepted an offer from California farmers with the most senior water rights to reduce their consumption by 25 percent.
A look at the issues surrounding Friday's expected decision on senior riparian water rights.
Northern California fourth-graders learned about water runoff, math on the farm and other topics during the 22nd annual agricultural education day May 21 at the fairgrounds in Yreka, Calif.
California's cherry crop may fall short of its estimate but good quality and timing sets a good table for Washington.
state officials said Wednesday that they would start mandatory cuts this week to the state’s oldest rights holders.
While agriculture may seem small compared to the entire California economy, it has a big impact on commerce in the San Joaquin Valley, long the nation's leading region for agricultural production.
About 15,000 tricolored blackbirds are temporarily nesting in fields of triticale silage.