FSMA is the largest overhaul in food safety regulations in more than 70 years, and some delays were forced as agricultural stakeholders fought for more practical, flexible, and effective interpretations of the law.
The muggy weather conditions that have followed those showers are not ideal for crop growth, she said, adding the ground hasn’t soaked in much of the rainfall. Read moreRead More »
The U.S. Drought Monitor shows the state has suffered from drought conditions for five years. But that’s only part of the story, says Steve Runyan, a farm and rural real estate appraiser based in Bakersfield. The other parts of the story have to do with water use and distribution problems.[…]Read More »