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California Winegrowers Elect Veteran Politician as Chairman

Former State Assemblyman Bill Berryhill is chosen by members to lead CAWG Board of Directors.

Stone Fruit Producer Named Organic Grower of the Year

Vernon Peterson of Peterson Family Farm and Abundant Harvest Organics to be honored next month at Organic Grower Summit.

The End of Farm Labor as We Know It [Opinion]

Start planning for a world where there won’t be just a shortage of laborers who helped make America’s tree fruit industry remarkable – there will be virtually zero.

California Grower Loses to UFW, Vows to Fight

Gerawan Farming, one of the largest stone fruit growers in the U.S., will appeal a ruling by California’s highest court on the imposition of what it considers an unreasonable labor contract.

Tips to Maximize Almond Yield in a Wet Year

It’s been so long since California enjoyed a super soaker like last year, some growers forgot the rains – though more than welcome – bring challenges.

$1.9M Investment in Crop Cuticle Care Company to Speed Up Production

Cultiva LLC, maker of Parka, a patented food-grade biofilm used to protect grapes, berries, tree fruit, and nuts, […]

2018 North American Raspberry and Blackberry Conference to be held in California

Featured speakers at the annual conference, slated for February in Ventura, CA, include Miles Reiter of Driscoll’s.

Organic Fresh Produce Sales Top $1 Billion in Third Quarter

Sales of organic fruit were up 8.3% year on year, while sales of organic vegetables rose 6.2%.

California Winegrowers Report Excellent Harvest

Wine Institute: Strong quality across the state as ample rain ended drought.

California Limits Pesticide Use Near Schools

State prohibits many pesticide applications within a quarter-mile of public K-12 schools and licensed child daycare facilities during school hours.

New Tool Helps Growers Improve Phosphorus Efficiency

Technology newly available to specialty crop growers provides economic and environmental benefits.

California Growers Get New Insecticide for Sucking Pests

Syngenta receives California registration for Minecto Pro insecticide, to be used on tree nuts, citrus, and vegetables.

Southeast Invaded by Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Sightings of notorious pest in Mississippi, though crops have been spared so far.

Novel Biofungicide Approved for Grapes, Leafy Greens

Marrone Bio Innovations says new product has proven highly effective for controlling downy mildews and white molds.

Is the Robotic Revolution Coming to Farming?

At PrecisionAg Vision Conference, attendees hear it’s not about just a pile of unwieldy maps any more.

New Smartphone App Advises Grape Growers

Up-to-date information on what products can be used to solve a problem is available right there in the vineyard.

Grower Sees Challenges, Opportunities in Booming Organic Berry Market

While sales are skyrocketing, organic berries bring a whole host of challenges to grow.

Give Us Your Take on Fruit Industry Issues

Calling all growers to weigh in on the annual State of the Industry survey.

Agriculture’s Big Data is Coming to You [Opinion]

It’s an opportunity to fine-tune your operation and maximize profits, but it also brings obligations.

Fairgrounds Host California Fire Evacuees

Gallo will contribute $1 million to fire recovery effort and will match employee donations two-for-one.