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Market to Market (March 28, 2014)

posted on March 28, 2014 at 7:08 PM

Market to Market (March 28, 2014)
Full Program: An agricultural pioneer credited with saving more than a billion lives is immortalized in bronze, melting snowpack may recharge California waterways, but not before prospectors strike gold, and record prices prompt some dairy producers to expand... Full Story

California Drought Triggers Gold Rush While NASA Soars Above

posted on March 28, 2014 at 6:23 PM

California Drought Triggers Gold Rush While NASA Soars Above
Even though spring has sprung in some parts of America, unprecedented drought in California has yet to shift gears . Full Story

California Salmon May be Moved by Truck

posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:24 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Because of California's lingering drought, millions of young California salmon could soon be migrating to the ocean via freeways instead of the Sacramento River. The Sacramento Bee reports state and federal wildlife... Full Story

Gas Prices May Jump from California Emissions Law

posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:18 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees. It's now poised to hit the pocketbooks of everyday... Full Story

Other States Join Missouri's Challenge Of Egg Law

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM

California law prohibits the sale of eggs in the state from any hen not raised in compliance with California's animal care standards. Full Story

California Farmers Hire Dowsers To Find Water

posted on March 7, 2014 at 2:56 PM

While both state and federal water scientists disapprove of dowsing, California "witchers" are busy as farmers seek to drill more groundwater wells due to the state's record drought that persists despite recent rain. Full Story

California Almond Farmers Face Tough Choices

posted on February 28, 2014 at 6:21 PM

California Almond Farmers Face Tough Choices
With California’s agricultural heartland locked in drought, almond producers are letting orchards wither, and in some cases, making the tough call to rip their trees out of the ground. Full Story

Market to Market (February 21, 2014)

posted on February 21, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Market to Market (February 21, 2014)
Full Program: The latest Agricultural Census reveals shifting demographics. Despite opposition, the world’s largest solar power plant goes online. California producers consider the future of farming without water.Market analysis with Darin Newsom. Full Story

World's Largest Solar Thermal Facility Opens In California Desert

posted on February 21, 2014 at 6:07 PM

World's Largest Solar Thermal Facility Opens In California Desert
The complex covers nearly 5 square miles in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border and consists of 350,000 mirrors that are roughly the size of a garage door. Full Story

Farmers: Obama's drought relief efforts lacking

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Farmers in California's drought-stricken Central Valley said Friday that the financial assistance President Barack Obama is delivering on his visit does not get to the heart of California's long-term water problems. Full Story

California bill seeks warnings on sugary drinks

posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:04 PM

California would become the first state to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks under a proposal a state lawmaker announced Thursday. Full Story

LA abuzz about push for urban beekeeping

posted on February 14, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Hundreds of beekeepers in Los Angeles have been raising bees in the city's residential areas — but so far, it's illegal. Full Story

Missouri AG Challenges California Egg Law

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:11 PM

The lawsuit takes aim at a California law set to take effect in 2015 that prohibits eggs from being sold if they come from hens raised in cages that don't comply with California's new size and space requirements. Full Story

Tax On Sweetened Drinks Floated In San Francisco

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:02 PM

The tax would be levied on beverage distributors and retailers who obtain their products directly from manufacturers. Officials estimate it could generate as much as $31 million a year. Full Story

Freeze Cost Nearly A Quarter Of Citrus Crop

posted on February 7, 2014 at 4:02 PM

Consumers are likely to see at least a slight increase in the price of oranges at the grocery store and can expect a shorter season for California citrus.. Full Story
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