The Almond Board of California has given a $145,000 grant to the University of California to continue research on grounding up whole almond orchards and putting the material back into the ground to help soil quality.
Barry Bedwell, president of the California Fresh Fruit Association since 2003, is moving to lead the
Researchers who identified more than 4,000 cannabis grow sites in the mountains of northwestern Cali
Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency, freeing up money and resources to fight the fire and to clean up in the aftermath. The Federal Emergency Management Agency also authorized the use of funds for firefighting efforts.
A new high-security laboratory funded by the citrus industry is being built near the University of California-Riverside to study the pathogen that causes the deadly tree disease huanglongbing.
“The forces of nature collided with a spark,” Kern County, Calif., Fire Chief Brian Marshall said.
U.S. Forest Service aerial surveys have identified a record 66 million dead trees in Southern Sierra Nevada forests. The sheer volume of dead and dying trees could make their removal difficult.
The animal is not a member of the Shasta Pack, the breeding pair and pups spotted in eastern Siskiyou County in 2015.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who oversees the Forest Service, said disaster awaits if more money isn’t invested in managing forests in California and across the country.
A bill to reduce the hours a California farmworker has to work to receive overtime pay has been revived after having been defeated earlier this month. The author, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, inserted the language into another bill that had advanced to...
A farmer plans to challenge a court ruling that his tillage operations violated the Clean Water Act.
The two fires grew to a combined 7 square miles and brought fears they could soon merge into one.
4-H member Madeline Evans, 12, started using goat's milk to make soap last year and has raised more than $1,000 to put back into her projects.
A bill by U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., seeks to remove fish population requirements for striped bass in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The bass are a non-native predator fish that are known to feed on endangered native salmon and smelt.