With roughly two and a half months remaining before a state-mandated deadline, local agencies overseeing critically overdrafted groundwater basins are working to finalize sustainability plans as required by a 2014 state law.
California farmers and agricultural exporters have largely reacted positively to recent developments in trade, including a limited U.S. bilateral agreement with Japan that reduces tariffs on a number of agricultural products important to the state.
Some farm groups have praised the Trump administration for its plan to place new tariffs on a variety of agricultural goods from the European Union after the U.S. won an arbitration award in a long-running trade dispute—though others expressed concern about eventual re...
Deadly and destructive California wildfires have fueled growing interest in bringing back an age-old practice ecological experts say could help prevent future fires and restore the health of the landscape: prescribed burning.
In Central Valley almond orchards, farmers are busy shaking, sweeping and harvesting the 2019 crop—and marketers say they expect little trouble in selling the crop at decent prices, despite the ongoing U.S.-China trade dispute.