I wish I had better news to share

By David Strecker, SJFB President October of 2021 is quite possibly the hardest article I have had to write. I wish I had better news to report on. The recall […]

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 […]