Picker Shortage Costing Yuba Farmers As Peaches Rot

The owner of a Yuba orchard starts everyday by knocking on the doors of potential workers but with so few willing to take the work, he fears half his crop will end up rotten.


(credit: The Fruit Bowl)

California Issues Fines For Banned Pesticide Found On Peaches

Two San Joaquin Valley pesticide dealers must pay $105,000 in fines after selling a pesticide to peach growers that wasn’t authorized for the fruit.


Germany Debates Effects Of Value Added Tax

Have An Endless Summer

Delicious food and drink recipes to enjoy summer produce now and all year long