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The relentless Brad Friedman of TheBradBlog ran this story down and broke it...Prop 37, the ballot measure that would have mandated labeling of all GMO food sold in California, went down to defeat last November, under suspicious circumstances.
Text Size: tool goes here As head of Fresno County's agriculture department, Carol Hafner has earned a reputation for being able to handle tough issues. But after years of battling pest infestations, natural disasters and budget cuts, Hafner is
Two recent Fresno fatalities are being called homicides Two recent Fresno fatalities are being called homicides Two bodies found in Fresno on Tuesday and Wednesday are being investigated as murders, Fresno police Lt...The body of Gabriel Nunes, 51,
The Kingsburg-based raisin cooperative was given the Baker, Peterson & Franklin 2012 Ag Business Award. The annual awards are given to an individual and farming company that exemplify leadership and integrity and whose achievements have significantly
The officers are President Ken Tatami of Reedley, First Vice President Mark Sorensen of Caruthers, Second Vice President Donny Rollin of Riverdale and Secretary-Treasurer Mayo Ryan of Fresno...Tatami is a third-generation farmer who has served on the
tool goes here Fresno County's 2011 crop values reached a record $6.8 billion, the latest in a string of record-setting performances that solidified the county's status as the leading farm region in the state. But it's a record that's not likely to
tool goes here Fresno County supervisors agreed Tuesday to preserve a longtime tax benefit for farmers, even as the benefit is costing the county millions in lost revenue. The state's 47-year-old Williamson Act, which provides property tax breaks for
tool goes here If you thought August seemed a tad hotter than usual in Fresno, you were right. A 121-year-old heat record for average high temperature in August was shattered, the National Weather Service in Hanford said Friday...Valley residents
14 PM Text Size: tool goes here Fresno County supervisors took a first step Tuesday toward scaling back the Williamson Act, long a politically sensitive conservation program that provides tax breaks to thousands of Valley farmers.
Text Size: tool goes here Two storms last week that punished Valley crops and brought a fresh snowpack to the Sierra gave way to partly sunny skies Saturday, leading to big turnouts at a popular ski resort near Huntington Lake and Big Hat Days in