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Canadian disquiet over lettuce shortage

- Analysis
The California lettuce supply disruption may in the long run cause as many problems for California leafy greens as the viruses that have devastated the crop.

Sweet and sour citrus news

- Analysis
At this point, news about U.S. citrus is coming in two flavors: sweet and sour.

Gov. Newsom signs farm worker bill

- General News
California governor Gavin Newsom has signed legislation promoted by the United Farm Workers union (UFW) that will make it easier for state farm workers to unionize.

Florida’s citrus acreage continues to shrink

- Analysis

Is citrus a vanishing industry in Florida? Recent figures released by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service …

Newsom gets another chance to sign ag labor bill

- General News
California governor Gavin Newsom has been given another chance to approve legislation governing union elections for farmworkers.

Fears of a megaflood in drought-plagued California

- Analysis
I remember the first three months of 1983. I was living in San Francisco. It rained every day. It didn’t rain all day every day—but it did rain every day. This is the flip side of California weather. It’s not just drought—it’s a regular alternation of drought and deluge, often lasting over decades.

California gets serious about water

- Analysis
Maybe Californians will have to give up their lawns. That’s one tiny part of the new water policy recommendations issued this month under the state’s governor, Gavin Newsom. 

California begins fresh fig season

- General News
California's Fresh Fig season is officially underway, according to the California Fresh Fig Growers Association.

A water tale of two states

- Analysis
They’re right next to each other, and despite wild differences, they have one thing in common: water worries. They’re known as California and Arizona. Both are subject to what has been called the biggest drought in 1200 years.

California’s future without agriculture

- Analysis
It might be debated whether anybody pays any attention to futurists to begin with, but its omission reflects a larger public-policy blindness toward California agriculture.