A rainy pattern in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest could continue at least through mid-December, forecasters say.
In general, the state will treat cannabis like alcohol. Taking effect in 2018, the law allows people 21 and older to legally possess up to an ounce of pot and grow six marijuana plants at home.
Diana Brooks, head of water efficiency at the Department of Water Resources, which oversees farm water use, said the proposal would require agricultural water district managers to keep better track of how their water is being used, and better think through possible steps for saving water.
Strawberry production in California is on pace to set a record in 2016 despite a slow start caused b
A bill by Rep. John Garamendi would require school districts to obtain a USDA waiver before serving imported food in their school meal programs.
The navel orange harvest is proceeding in the San Joaquin Valley, and growers are reporting good fruit size and flavor.
Storms over Kings Canyon and Sequoia national parks dumped 19 inches of snow at Lodgepole and 16 inches at Grant Grove.
The Department of Water Resources initial allocation forecast is double that announced a year ago.
The new law requires dairies and other livestock operations to reduce methane emissions 40 percent below 2013 levels by 2030.
Three county Farm Bureau offices are being recognized nationally for hosting an event to foster unity in the agriculture community.
The California Strawberry Commission has hired a former Washington State University and University of Florida scientist to help growers with production-related challenges.
The California Water Commission is taking another round of comments on its latest draft regulations for how it will hand out Proposition 1 funding to large storage projects.
Conservationists, farmers, city leaders and water managers are working together to restore flood irrigation to replenish groundwater supplies and benefit wildlife.
John Unruh, the University of California-Chico College of Agriculture's new dean, says he wants to continue the program's emphasis on practical learning.