Ag at Large: Spreading pollen is bees’ sweetness Aug 07, 2017 In addition to almonds, bees pollinate 14 other California crops including alfalfa, avocados, cherries, watermelons, plus seed onions and squash Ag at Large: Feds focus on safer food supply Jul 11, 2017 Now, tree nut harvesting, collecting, loading, unloading, hauling, and handling equipment fall under the FSMA's jurisdiction Ag at Large: Hill-climbing cattle help protect the environment May 22, 2017 It's an economical, practical benefit to cattle owners and the environment for livestock to live in hilly ranges. Ag at Large: Underground overwatering no security assurance Mar 24, 2017 Recharging underground water supplies with old and new channels and methods may lead to over consumption. Ag at Large: Expelling illegals? Workers may stay Feb 27, 2017 Close observers and chroniclers of the number and immigration status of those working on farms believe the harvest and care of most of the state’s agricultural crops will continue with little disruption. Ag-At-Large: Drones provide skyline orchard views, answers Jan 24, 2017 Spotty leaf or bud development in the upper trees might dictate irrigation or fertilizing steps that the grower overlooked or didn’t know was necessary. Ag at Large: New water bill holds promise for California agriculture Dec 27, 2016 The new federal $10 billion water law is applauded by California farmers from both the north and south regions.