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 […]

Cherry growers cautiously optimistic

By Craig W. Anderson After a pandemic, economic malaise, mandated masking, social distancing all driven by a virus, the 2021 cherry crop could provide a much needed emotional and financial […]