USDA expands organic assessment exemption
12/16/2014 2:00:48 PMThe exemption for organic commodities from assessments in promotion programs and marketing orders is being... Read more.
USDA proposes to expand organic exemptions to check-off programs
12/16/2014 12:47:56 PMThe U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed a rule to expand the number of organic farmers and... Read more.
Apples may help fight obesity
12/15/2014 11:39:41 AMAn apple a day could keep obesity away, thanks to non-digestible compounds in the fruit. A study... Read more.
California chestnuts make comeback
12/15/2014 11:45:22 AMMore California-grown chestnuts will be roasting on an open fire this Christmas. After a century of... Read more.
UPDATED: Storm brings much-needed rains but doesn’t dent drought
12/12/2014 4:03:25 PMA storm originating in the South Pacific brought much-needed rain to many areas of California Dec.... Read more.