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
California harvested 88 million boxes of Navel oranges last season
Projection this time last year called for 83 million boxes
Acreage forecasted to hold steady at 120,000
Grapes still the most valuable crop produced in Kern County
Almond values close gap as No. 2 crop
Walnuts make significant gains in acreage