Environment

Asian Citrus Psyllid: California Fighting Pest & Disease On Many Different Fronts

2014 September 2.

Citrus grower Nick Hill of Green Leaf Farms, Kingsburg, CA, said the Golden State’s citrus industry has learned a lot about the Asian Citrus Psyllid and the devastating citrus greening disease that it can spread because of the mistakes made in Florida.

WG’S 89th ANNUAL MEETING Leno, Pasquinelli to Headline Vegas Show

2014 September 2.

As far as acts go, Pasquinelli & Leno may not have the cache of Seigfried & Roy, Abbott & Costello or Bonnie & Clyde, but the duo is sure to bring down the house at the Award of Honor Dinner during the 89th Annual Meeting of Western Growers at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nov. 2-5.

WGF Wants You!

2014 August 1.

Is there a school garden in your community?  There could be.  With grants from the Western Growers Foundation (WGF) and your personal involvement, a lot of kids will be introduced to good nutrition and the joy of seeing something grow.

Climate Change: Scientists Grappling with Various Scenarios Moving Forward

2014 June 1.

Since the start of the Industrial Age, the atmosphere and the oceans have warmed up, the amount of snow and ice has diminished and the sea level has risen.

Rainless in California: Year’s Final Snow Survey Comes Up Dry

2014 June 1.

The final snow survey of the year by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) on May 1, 2014 found more bare ground than snow as California faces another long, hot summer after a near-record dry winter.