Labor, shipping issues cloud 2021 harvest

By Craig W. Anderson Some crops are still being harvested in San Joaquin County, others are being processed and packing sheds are filling up with product. What to expect from […]

Winegrape industry struggles with labor

By Craig W. Anderson Besides COVID and water issues, San Joaquin County’s wineries have been dealing with a labor shortage throughout 2020 and 2021. “The labor shortage of qualified workers […]

Good numbers in 2020 crop report

By Craig W. Anderson San Joaquin County’s agriculture powered past the 2020 COVID pandemic by producing an agricultural production gross value of more than $3.1 billion, a 15.9% increase over […]