Thursday, 21 January 2016 10:26

Water options for a dry future

As we enjoy the warmth of spring, wine growers everywhere will be turning their thoughts towards the growing season, and water availability will surely be high on the discussion list.

Published in Industry
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 16:02

California drought tightens grip on farming

Drought on the US West Coast is tightening its grip on California agriculture, squeezing 30% more workers and cropland out of production than in 2014, according to the latest drought impact report by the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences.

Published in World News

A Californian mega dairy farmer who has opened his own plant in the nearby town to process and sell fresh, glass-bottled milk and make ice cream says he can add $100 to the basic milk price with his premium products.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 11:47

US going nuts about milk prices

From Kentucky family farms to Californian ‘mega dairies’, there is one thing on the mind of US dairy farmers – milk price. In California this is driving many to nuts.

Published in World News

Cow don't know it’s Christmas, says Brian Larson, plant manager of JD Heiskell Ltd’s Pixley branch, a big feed mill in the major dairying region of Central Valley, California.

Published in Farm Health

Dairymen in California see themselves as the “star model for dairying” but they are far from creaming it.

Published in World News

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