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McWane, Inc. has dramatically improved its safety record since damming 2003 investigation

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN EXETER – Waterman Industries announced last month that the company was sold to McWane, Inc., the nation’s largest pipe manufacturing company. The Sun-Gazette covered the sale in a March 14 article titled, “Waterman Industries acquired by McWane, Inc.” The article also included a brief history of McWane’s questionable safety record, which was […]

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Tulare County Crop Report for week ending April 7

SMALL GRAINS AND OTHER FIELD CROPS: Corn is still being planted as weather and soil conditions allow. Winter wheat and oats are enjoying the latest rains, growth is excellent. Ground preparation is continuing for spring row crops. Black-eyed beans are being exported to Korea and Malaysia. DECIDUOUS TREE FRUITS, NUTS, AND GRAPES: Vineyards are leafing-out. […]

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CCM concerned over Chinese tariffs

CCM president Joel Nelsen says 15% tariff by Chinese government on U.S. fruits will assuredly have impact on citrus producers @TheSunGazette EXETER – Over the last decade farmers have had to contend with the record setting drought, hard freezes and the potentially industry-destroying Asian citrus psyllid. As of Monday, they may now have to deal […]

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Tulare County Crop Report for the week ending March 31

SMALL GRAINS AND OTHER FIELD CROPS: Corn is still being planted as weather and soil conditions allow. Winter wheat and oats are enjoying the latest rains, growth is excellent. Ground preparation is continuing for spring row crops. Overall last week’s rainfall was beneficial to field crops DECIDUOUS TREE FRUITS, NUTS, AND GRAPES: Vineyards continue to […]

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Lack of employees continues to test California farmers

Industry experts discuss labor shortage’s effect on wages, mechanization and higher immigration at conference in Visalia By Dennis Pollock California Farm Bureau Federation VISALIA – Shortages of qualified on-farm employees will have both short-term and long-term ramifications for California agriculture, according to speakers at an annual outlook conference. A panel at the Outlook 2018 Conference, […]

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Tulare County Crop Report for week ending March 24

SMALL GRAINS AND OTHER FIELD CROPS: Corn is being planted as weather allows. Winter wheat and oats are enjoying the latest rains, growth is excellent. Ground preparation is continuing for spring row crops. Alfalfa fields need more time and dry weather to fully develop before harvest begins. Overall this week’s rainfall was beneficial to field […]

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Tulare County Crop Report for week ending March 17

SMALL GRAINS AND OTHER FIELD CROPS: Corn is being planted as weather allows. Winter wheat and oats are enjoying the latest rains. Ground preparation is continuing for spring row crops. Alfalfa fields need more time to fully develop before harvest begins. DECIDUOUS TREE FRUITS, NUTS, AND GRAPES: Vineyards continue to be pruned and tied. Stone […]

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Department of Food and Agriculture relaxes rules for citrus packing

CDFA allows bulk citrus grown in HLB quarantine area to ship for final packing outside of HLB quarantine area @TheSunGazette CALIFORNIA – The Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) and Huanglongbing (HLB) have wreaked havoc on citrus growers around the country. Scientists have managed to make strides in containing the problem, but some measures have come at […]

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Tulare County Crop Report for week ending March 10

SMALL GRAINS AND OTHER FIELD CROPS: Corn is being planted as weather allows. Last week’s rain helped with winter wheat and oats growth. Ground preparation is continuing for spring row crops. Alfalfa fields need more time to fully develop before harvest begins. DECIDUOUS TREE FRUITS, NUTS, AND GRAPES: Stone fruit, pecan, walnut, and pistachio orchards, […]

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Organizers and exhibitors say 51st annual World Ag Expo was the best in the last five years

@TheSunGazette TULARE – Exhibitors and organizers alike are declaring that this year’s World Ag Expo was a huge success. Bret McArron from McArron Manufacturing in Selma, Calif. said the event had a huge impact on his company’s sales and networking at the show which played host to 106,700 attendees representing 49 states and 63 countries over […]

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