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By Craig W. Anderson

Statewide, agriculture is threatened by two new mandates, the first from Senate Bill 100 and a California Air Resources Board ruling that defies state law.

SB 100 requires that

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By Vicky Boyd

Kings Crown Packing, a fixture in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta west of Stockton for 30 years, packed its last crate of asparagus earlier this year. Faced with rising labor costs,

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Workers at Perry & Sons in Manteca thump each watermelon at least three times during packing to test for ripeness. Photo by Vicky Boyd

By Craig. W. Anderson

The finale of 2018's harvest is in sight

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By Vicky Boyd

When a Roberts Island farmer brought a dead nutria into the San Joaquin Ag Commissioner’s office in April, California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials had hoped the rodent was just a

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By Vicky Boyd

Although plans to expand the Forward Landfill have been downsized since the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors essentially killed the original proposal in 2013, many of the

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