The Grower-Shipper Association has created a new task force to help support farmers as they battle Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus or INSV and Cassandra Pye has been asked to sit on the Public Policy Institute of California’s board of directors.
Californians identified water supply and drought as their top environmental concern in a recent survey, and the number of respondents who said they believe climate change is contributing to drought increased.
Polling shows the fight over Prop. 15 on the November ballot to be a tight race, offering hope for the coalition of farm groups that has been among the earliest opponents of the ballot measure on property taxes.
The Environmental Protection Agency's recent decision allowing the continued use of chlorpyrifos has emboldened critics of the California Environmental Protection Agency's May proposal to cancel the insecticide's registration.