High Temperatures Creating Challenges For Central Calif. Grape FarmersFarmers are relieved that smoke from wildfires didn't cause any concerns for their crops after a summer of record heat.
Calif. Imposes Major Water Cutbacks For Farmers As Drought Crisis DeepensWithout the order, officials warned much of the state's drinking water supply would be at risk if the drought continues into next year.
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.
California Farmers On Drought: 'You're Going To See Higher Prices'Governor Jerry Brown's mandatory statewide water restrictions, announced Wednesday amidst escalated effects of the state's historic drought, mean big changes for the residents of California.
Santa Monica City Council To Vote On Ending Pony Rides At Farmers' Market Pony rides for children at a weekly Santa Monica Farmers' Market may soon be coming to an end.
Running On Empty: Two FarmersThe cost of water is hurting farmers - some more than others.
Drought Prompts Likely Limits On Tapping Rivers The State Water Resources Control Board projected the curtailment letters would be sent out later this month for users on 10 different rivers and their watersheds.
Farmers To Get More Water As Officials Ease Drought-Related CutbacksDrought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease water cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.
Blimey! Mexican Lime Shortage Is No Pulp Fiction At least two restaurants in Fullerton and Costa Mesa are offering their $10 margaritas for 25 cents to customers who hand over a bag of homegrown limes.
Appellate Court Upholds Water Delivery Restrictions To Protect Delta SmeltA federal appeals court on Thursday largely upheld a 2008 plan that called for restrictions on water deliveries from California's Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to protect a tiny, threatened fish.
No Federal Water For Farmers; Officials Mulling 'Legality' Of Mandatory RationingFarmers throughout Southern California and statewide were given a dire forecast Friday from state officials who said they would receive no irrigation water amid a historic drought.
SoCal Vendors Fined In Farmers Market Crackdown Nearly two dozen vendors have been fined or sanctioned for misleading buyers at farmers markets in Southern California about "locally grown" produce, according to reports Friday.
Calif. Citrus Growers Take Steps To Protect Crops During Cold Snap Citrus farmers across central California are bracing for a cold snap that could put their crops at risk.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
California Growers Complain Of Labor ShortageFarmers in the Midwest have been suffering from a shortage of water and, now, California growers are saying they're suffering from their own kind of shortage.