Author: Don Curlee

Ag at Large: Farm growth is more than crops

By Don Curlee | Contributed It might be possible these days to start farming with…

Ag at Large: Farming Strengthens California’s Soul

By Don Curlee | Contributed While California’s stance on some critical national issues is being…

Ag at Large: For ag, the shows must go on – again

By Don Curlee | Contributed California agriculture’s two major farm equipment shows are again scheduled…

Ag at Large: In food, safety is dominant

Don Curlee | Contributed A new era in the protection of our food supplies has…

Ag at Large: The tech world needs veggies too

By Don Curlee | Contributed California agriculture is attracting the world of technology the way…

Ag at Large: California ag needs a survey

By Don Curlee | Contributed A lot of farmers in California feel they are being…

Ag at Large: Spending cap saves income

By Don Curlee | Contributed Farmers have been so regulated in their use of everything…

Ag at Large – talk about dry: beans survive

By Don Curlee | Contributed Since all four varieties of beans grown in California are…

Ag at large: Worlds divide the market for farmers

By Don Curlee | Contributed We talk about the world of farming, but we and today’s…

Ag at Large: Cal ag industry is organo-strong

By Don Curlee | Contributed Whatever you grow, however you are connected, California agriculture offers…

Ag at large: Wasted food an issue as population increases

By Don Curlee Food producers for the most part have felt that those who buy…

Ag at Large – 1 of a kind

By Don Curlee It’s time for your friends and neighbors to understand and express the…

Ag at Large: Wage regulation impacts farmers

By Don Curlee Farmers and other agricultural enterprises in California will likely be as negatively…

Ag at Large: Oppressive rules hinder farmers

By Don Curlee Talking with, learning and writing about California farmers and their associates has…

Ag at Large: Ag stats for 2014 impress, attract

  By Don Curlee Words try, photos help, but nothing conveys the magnitude of California…

Ag at Large: Farming involves broad interests

Photo courtesy of Metro Creative Services By Don Curlee Just in case you think farmers…

Ag at Large: Farmers’ image dimmed by time

By Don Curlee The praise and respect for farmers spoken by iconic broadcaster Paul Harvey…

Ag at Large: Environmentalists muddy Salinas River waters

Invasive weed and shrub growth is choking mile after mile of the Salinas River, threatening…

Despite recent rain, water conservation still needed

By A.T. Gilbert While residents throughout the Central Valley breathed a sigh of relief after…

Ag at Large

This year’s farm equipment shows bigger than ever Just like the Super Bowl, California’s two…

Ag at Large – Insects trapped by favorite odors

Researchers work with insects all the time, but that doesn’t mean they like them. Now…