Environment

Drought Diagnosis: Challenges Await Regardless of Winter Weather

2014 November 1.

California is still in drought conditions and experts say that almost regardless of what happens this winter, there will be water delivery challenges next year.  In fact, precipitation and snowpack would have to come in at about 150 percent of normal before water deliveries could return to a more regular level.

Assemblyman Mark Stone

California Assemblyman Mark Stone representing Santa Cruz and surrounding communities

2014 October 1.

Mark Stone was part of the huge freshman class that was elected to the State Assembly in 2012.  Prior to that he was on the board of supervisors for Santa Cruz County and also served on the California Coastal Commission.

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.