It's avocado season in California, but many farmers are in toruble. They don't have enough workers to pick and maintain Hass avocados, which are in high demand. Reporter Nadine Sebai explains the challenge facing farmers who rely on human labor.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from Capital Public Radio's Nadine Sebai
Following President Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum exports, China may retaliate by levying $2 billion in tariffs on U.S. agricultural exports. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric has more on what that could mean for California.
A judge ordered the California Department of Agriculture to stop spraying dozens of pesticides. Some environmental groups count this as a win. However, a UC Riverside researcher warns the move to stop the spraying will hurt efforts to fight a damaging citrus disease. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric has more.
Climate change could decrease the yield of some crops in the state by up to 40 percent by 2050. Capital Public Radio's Ezra David Romero reports on research that suggests warming temperatures are altering the world of agriculture.