Local wineries landed double gold, gold, silver and bronze medals at the recently completed San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.
The USDA-NASS California Field Office surveyed the state’s tomato processors for their intended contract acreage and tonnage and found contract sales will total 13.5 million tons this year.
Farmers and conservation groups in the San Joaquin Valley have until March 21 to apply for funding for projects to conserve water and preserve wildlife.
Valley vintners will be rated for their products once all entries are in for the 2014 San Joaquin Valley Wine Competition by the March 14 deadline.
Tulare County Ag Commissioner Marilyn Kinoshita said the early December freeze does not seem to have slowed down the Asian Citrus Psyllid in Tulare County.
Soaring cattle prices are breaking records as area ranchers try to rebuild herds reduced in recent years by drought and resulting high feed costs.
Ten videos telling the story of agriculture are racking up votes for a chance at $3,000 as part of a contest by the World Ag Expo in Tulare.
Fresno County farmers slashed their head lettuce production by about 50 percent this fall after previous seasons of reduced water supplies and lettuce disease problems.
Four Valley farms were among 45 profiled in a report by the American Farmland Trust on how agricultural producers in California have improved the environment through conservation practices.
The Madera Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 2014 Senior Farmer of the Year to recognize outstanding contributions in agriculture.