Dairy industry dealing with many challenges

By Craig W. Anderson The San Joaquin County dairy industry is just coming out of the COVID pandemic that cut off a chunk of business from restaurants and schools causing […]

Cal-OSHA keeps COVID rules in place

Ag community pushes for elimination of COVID Emergency Temporary Standard By Vicky Boyd Despite pleas from business groups to scrap the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard, the California Occupational Safety and […]

Backups at ports cause export concerns

By Vicky Boyd Congestion at West Coast ports, hit-and-miss ship arrivals and a lack of shipping containers have conspired to create logistical nightmares for San Joaquin County grower-packer-shippers trying to […]

Growers warned about potential water shortages

By Vicky Boyd The California Water Resources Control Board in a March 22 letter warned roughly 40,000 water rights holders of potential water shortages this summer due to continued dry […]

Prop. 19 is bad for agriculture

By Craig W. Anderson Farm advocates see Proposition 19 as bad news for agriculture. The full name of the proposition is “The Home Protection for Seniors, Severely Disabled, Families and […]