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OTHER VOICES: The facts about pesticide safety.

Recently, I have read several articles in The Californian in which people are expressing their desire to know the “facts” and “science” behind pesticide safety in their community. They are not interested in simply hearing about how agriculture feels about pesticide safety. They want cold, hard facts. Read this article published in The Bakersfield Californian …

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Loss of California Farmland Threatens Climate

California farmers don’t need a lecture on climate change – for several years they have confronted the challenges of growing their crops during droughts, wildfires and unpredictable temperature changes. Perhaps no other industry or group of people has more of an incentive to combat climate change than farmers. A top priority for meeting California’s climate …

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Thanksgiving is a Time for Urban Residents to Connect with Their Food and Those Who Grow It

 A quiet trend we’ve seen over time has been the migration of Americans to urban areas, which have seen a 12 percent population increase during the past decade. Underscoring this reality is the fact that California is one of the most urban of all states –  a whopping 95 percent of its residents living in …

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