Winegrape harvest delays pose challenges

By Vicky Boyd Depressed wine markets, cool wet spring weather, a delayed harvest and inflationary price increases for crop inputs have prompted many county winegrape growers to do some soul […]

Farmers fight Tracy area development

By Vicky Boyd A plan to develop nearly 1,600 acres of farmland south of Tracy into warehousing has drawn the ire of nearby rural residents and farmers. From water supply […]

SJFB committees plan many events

By Andrew Watkins, SJFB President Just as our members are busy with the harvest season upon us, the San Joaquin Farm Bureau is keeping busy as well. Our committees have […]

High interest rates add to ags’ struggle

By Vicky Boyd Increasing interest rates, combined with rising crop input prices and often lower commodity prices, have conspired to put more pressure on many farmers’ bottom lines. Despite the […]