How much longer can California farmers adapt to regulatory change?

With every new regulation farm groups call "onerous," growers continue to find ways to adapt but for how much longer?

California growers A.G. Kawamura and Don Cameron might farm in totally different climates and soil types, but they both agree that the state's regulatory burdens and agricultural policies present challenges that have forced some out of business and will change how they continue to farm.

Kawamura primarily farms strawberries and green beans within the cooling ocean breezes of Orange County and among the old dairy region in nearby Chino, Calif. Cameron works the soil a few hundred miles north in western Fresno County.

Both see agricultural practices in California in a state of change as lawmakers and regulators further tighten restrictions on food and fiber production in America's leading agricultural state.

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