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Berry producers keep pace despite drought, summer heat
Despite drought and heat, producers of blueberries, raspberries and blackberries have fought to keep pace with last year's production.

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California judge says she’ll likely uphold farmer water cuts
At issue are thousands of notices sent this year to farmers, government agencies and corporations with water rights telling them to cease pumping because rivers and streams were too dry.
Early harvest begins for California wine grapes
Early harvest begins for California wine grapes
The harvest of wine grapes has begun in California's Napa Valley. Vintners expect a slightly lighter crop with good quality and flavor.
Crews battle fast-moving fire in California’s Lake County
The fire grew more than 7 1/2 square miles overnight and was not contained at all Thursday morning.
Northern California wildfire contained after jumping line
The flare-up Tuesday night chewed up about 400 acres before firefighters controlled it.
California fines 6 companies selling tainted produce
The state has repeatedly found imported produce for sale in California that exceeds U.S. pesticide limits.
Researchers credit almonds with lighter carbon footprint
Researchers credit almonds with lighter carbon footprint
New research from the University of California-Davis credits almond production in California with having a lighter carbon footprint than other protein-based foods.
Calif. navel orange production meets expectations
Calif. navel orange production meets expectations
Navel orange production in California finished the 2014-15 season at close to the 79 million cartons predicted in the National Agricultural Statistics Service's revised estimate.
Calif. citrus growers on edge following HLB discoveries
Calif. citrus growers on edge following HLB discoveries
Additional discoveries of the citrus disease huanglongbing in Southern California has prompted the University of California Cooperative Extension to urge growers to monitor their trees for symptoms. The university is engaged in various research projects...
More wildfires, less area burned in California
So far this year, state firefighters have responded to nearly 3,900 blazes — a 41 percent increase from the same period last year. The fires have burned 28 percent less area than last year.
Wildfire roars through Central California timber
The fire in a rural area of Madera County, north of Fresno, was just 5 percent contained.