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Some California Farmers Already Feeling Impacts Of Possible Tariffs

April 26, 2018 | Steve Milne

The U.S. and China are entangled in their most consequential trade dispute since World War II. Both countries have proposed tariffs on each other's products. Some California winemakers say they've already lost contracts.

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Food and Sustainability

California Farm Academy Offers Path For Immigrants And Second Career Farmers

September 26, 2017 | Julia Mitric

The average age of a U.S. farmer is nearly sixty. A training program based in Winters, California aims to open a path into farming for immigrants and "second career" farmers.

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Food and Sustainability

Rookie Farmers Get A Boost From West Sacramento Farm Incubator

April 27, 2017 | Julia Mitric

New farmers looking to launch their own business face hurdles like access to land and markets. West Sacramento Urban Farms is helping rookie growers jump-start their own farms.


Water Supply Boosted For Central Valley Farmers

April 11, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Some farmers in the San Joaquin Valley will finally get a full supply of water.

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California Central Valley Farmers Won't Get Full Water Supply

March 22, 2017 | Amy Quinton

California is experiencing one of its wettest winters in years. But farmers on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley still won’t receive a full supply of water from the federal Central Valley Project.

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Food and Sustainability

California Agriculture Sees 17 Percent Drop In Revenue in 2015

January 31, 2017 | Amy Quinton

California farms and ranches saw a nearly 17 percent drop in revenue from 2014 to 2015, according to a new review. The decrease had little to do with the drought.

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Concerns Raised Over California's Plan To Provide More Water For Fish

November 29, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California regulators hear from residents and farmers concerned about a plan to provide more water for threatened fish in the San Joaquin River and its tributaries.

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California May Ban Pesticides Near Schools

September 29, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California regulators are proposing new rules designed to protect schoolchildren from pesticides that blow in from nearby farms.

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No Fed Project Water For Some California Farmers

April 1, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says some farmers in California will get none of the water they've requested in 2016 and others will get their full allocation.

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