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Todd Fitchette, associate editor with Western Farm Press, spent much of his journalism career covering agriculture in California and the western United States. Aside from reporting about issues related to farm production, environmental regulations and legislative matters, he has extensive experience covering the dairy industry, western water issues and politics. His journalistic experience includes local daily and weekly newspapers, where he was recognized early in his career as an award-winning news photographer.
Fitchette is US Army veteran and a graduate of California State University, Chico. He resides in Tulare, Calif.
Producer milk prices under the new California Federal Milk Marketing Order, if approved, estimated to rise about 15 cents per hundredweight. Protein formula would change under the USDA proposal under consideration by...