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9th Annual Ventura County Farm Day – Meet The Hands That Feed You

9th Annual Ventura County Farm Day – Meet The Hands That Feed You

Ventura County, Calif. (October 11, 2021)–Now in its ninth year, Ventura County Farm Day is back with free, in-person, open farm tours on Saturday, November 6. This year’s theme is “Meet The Hands That Feed You.” Tour hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors can use a new online Farm Day Trail Map to build a […]

California Is The 2nd Worst-Paying State For Agricultural Workers

California Is The 2nd Worst-Paying State For Agricultural Workers

Column by Mike LaFirenza Agriculture has been and remains one of the most important industries for the U.S. economy. In addition to directly providing food for the population in the form of produce and livestock, the broader agricultural sector—which includes farming, fishing, and forestry—provides raw materials that form the foundation of other industries like food […]

“Megadrought” Threatens Crop Yields In America And Global Grain Inventories, Warns USDA

“Megadrought” Threatens Crop Yields In America And Global Grain Inventories, Warns USDA

by: Zoey Sky (Natural News) Crops in the country keep dying because of the scorching heat. And according to various reports, the same thing is happening in other countries across the globe. Because of the megadrought affecting key states in America, the already high prices of crops like corn and wheat continue to skyrocket. “Megadrought” drives up […]

California’s Economy Is 20th Most Dependent On Agriculture

California’s Economy Is 20th Most Dependent On Agriculture

The past few years have been challenging ones for the agriculture industry. The threat of global climate change has continued to produce warmer temperatures and more extreme weather events that threaten crops and livestock, and this summer, the U.S. is currently experiencing serious drought in some of its key agricultural regions in California, the upper […]

Ventura County Grocery Shoppers to Call on Gov. Brown to Stop Watering California Crops with Oil Wastewater

Ventura County Grocery Shoppers to Call on Gov. Brown to Stop Watering California Crops with Oil Wastewater

Drought’s Impact on Farms: Short-Term Costs and Long-Term Dangers

Drought’s Impact on Farms: Short-Term Costs and Long-Term Dangers

Supreme Court refuses to hook Delta smelt case