Blueberry Harvest Down As Industry Looks For BuyersBad growing conditions, lower prices, and scaled-back production are to blame.
Federal Jury To Settle Bitter Battle Between SweetenersBig Sugar and Big Corn face off in court this week in a bitter, multibillion-dollar battle of sweeteners that boils down to a mix of science, semantics and marketing.
Space Station Crew Consumes First-Ever Vegetables Grown In OrbitAnother imperative first has been accomplished in space, thanks to the crew on board the International Space Station.
California: Many Farmers Miss Deadline To Report Water CutsData show less than a third of the farmers, water districts and communities responded to the broadest conservation order for those with nearly ironclad water rights by the State Water Resources Control Board.
NASA's SMAP Observatory To Improve Drought Prediction, Planning For Natural DisastersMinutes before the sun dawned on the coast of central California on Saturday, NASA looked to the skies, and launched a critical part of its Earth Sciences mission into Low-Earth Orbit.
Revolutionary Farming Method May Be Solution To Drought's Impact On Calif. AgricultureAs California remains in the midst of a tremendous drought, an Orange County farmer believes he may have discovered the farming method of the future after his crops began thriving while using much less water than usual.
New Bill Would Grant Work Permits To Thousands Of Illegal ImmigrantsA bill moving through the California Legislature is heating up the hot button issue of immigration reform.
Bug Hunters Fan Across SoCal Hoping To Stop Spread Of Devastating Citrus Tree DiseaseThe ubiquitous backyard citrus tree, symbolic of California's agricultural abundance, is front and center in the battle now under way to save the state's nearly $2 billion citrus industry.
Grain-Destroying Beetle From Saudi Arabi Found In LAX CargoThe world's most destructive grain pest was found at LAX in a recent shipment of rice from Saudi Arabia for the second time this year.
Need Up, Donations Way Down At Local FoodbanksA group of young volunteers are doing what they can to put a dent in the mounting hunger in Los Angeles.
Strawberries Keep Top Spot In Ventura County CropsStrawberries are still the top crop in Ventura County where agriculture revenues rose 14.5 percent last year to nearly $2 billion.
Agency Sues Labor Contractor, Farms In Thai CaseA federal agency has sued a California-based labor contractor and farms in Washington and Hawaii alleging discrimination against more than 200 Thai workers in what it has called its largest human trafficking case in agriculture to date.