We continue our series on the USDA’s need for more funding for forest fire fighting efforts. Susan Carter has more.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that California citrus farmers will be able to resume exports to China this season. California citrus exports are valued at $30 million annually. “Resuming …
A weekly look at some of the events and activities at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Everett Griner talks about what will keep the family farm going for generations to come in today’s Agri View. Future of the Family Farm
The Almond Board of California is unveiling a new online presence. Sabrina Hill talks with Jenny Nicolau, senior specialist, industry relations, for the Almond Board.
The cost of fighting wildfires is on the rise and it comes as California has what U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack calls an “intense” wildfire season. Sabrina Hill has more.
A measure that seeks to protect female farm laborers from sexual assault and harassment has passed the Senate Floor. Sabrina Hill has more.
(by Conor O’Brien, Special Assistant, CDFA) “Water and the California Farmer” is a discussion of water in agriculture – Ag’s share of total water use, and the innovative conservation measures …
Delegates from Haiti, including the country’s top ag official, education and economic leaders, are learning about California agriculture. They are working on ways to help re-build their country. The group …
Everett Griner talks about the interpretation of sustainability in today’s Agri View. Sustainability vs. Productivity
Responding to a food shortage and increased demand caused by California’s historic drought, California’s business, agriculture, and civic organizations are partnering with the California Community Food Bank to form the …
A new study has some alarming evidence that we food shoppers are not being very mindful of food safety when we buy poultry. Gary Crawford has more.
US producers, you are playing your part in helping the world set several crop production records for this marketing year. Rod Bain reports.
Researchers at South Dakota State suggest Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus could be passed along through animal feed. Randall Weisman has more.