Timing is everything in getting the most out of an 80,000-ton crop, down from 105,000 tons harvested last year.
State officials continue to find and remove diseased citrus trees in southern California neighborhoods as HLB spreads in three counties. To date no confirmed finds have been reported in commercial citrus groves.
Administration's $12 billion package doesn't meet the needs of California growers, who export 25 percent of their tonnage to offshore markets, citrus group says.
About 275 people gather at 100-year celebration for Gorrill Ranch, mark resilience of Sacramento Valley agriculture.
Democratic Assemblyman Adam Gray will hold the event Aug. 20 to voice opposition to the State Water Resources Control Board's plan.
The 2017-18 season likely came close to the 68 million cartons anticipated from the Central Valley.
As most of its consumers are domestic, olives are among the few Golden State crops that haven’t been thrust into uncertainty by tariffs.