California leads the nation in agricultural commodities produced, but it’s also leading the nation in its bid to move from diesel-powered trucks to electric power.
An economic analysis says a drastic increase in organic production to mimic EU policy would raise food prices and jeopardize the solvency of organic farms.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of the global Plant Based Treaty initiative, which targets animal agriculture practices.
Olive oil farm Ojai Olive Oil in California focuses on sustainability and self-sufficiency in producing its premium products.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case brought by the National Pork Producers Council and the American Farm Bureau Federation against California’s Proposition 12. In January, Proposition 12 banned the sale of pork in California from hogs born to sows that weren’t raised according to the state’s production standards.
United Farm Workers marched 24 days through California to urge Gov. Gavin Newsome to sign AB 2183, granting farm workers flexibility in voting for a union.
A federal grand jury has returned a multiple-count indictment against Richard Best, 68, of Fresno, and Shawn Sawa, 46, formerly of Clovis, charging them with conspiracy and wire fraud. According to court documents, from 2015 through 2017, Best and Sawa stole $4.8 million worth of canola used in cattle feed from international food processors. They then sold the canola for a windfall.
The U.S. Supreme Court accepted a challenge to California’s Prop 12 on appeal — something that hasn’t happened in these types of cases for quite some time.
U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla of California is introducing a bill that would extend overtime pay to agricultural workers.