Associate Editor, Western Farm Press
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.
Todd’s Recent activity
Atmospheric river takes aim at California. Forecasters say several inches of rain could fall on major growing regions in California as the Sierra snow pack could improve by several feet.
California tests reveal that over 97 percent of produce sold in markets falls within legal, safe standards for pesticide residue levels. Some imports continue to be found with illegal residue levels.