Stanislaus County supervisors are set to consider an ordinance on Tuesday that would require anyone buying, selling or possessing walnuts for commercial purposes to show proof of ownership.
The soaring value of California’s nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.
Investigators have recovered thousands of pounds of stolen walnuts in what became the area’s largest walnut heist.
A brazen crime wave is threatening to push farmers out of business. The latest in a series of walnut thefts is the largest yet, with the farmer nearly taking a half-a-million dollar hit.
In some parts of California, it’s been a record-dry start to the year and it’s worrying some local farmers.
A trailblazing local farmer is producing power using leftovers from his harvest.
Gather your recipe books and download your favorite cooking shows for the time to create razzle-dazzle has arrived.
The early fall rain that started dropping in the Sacramento region on Monday has some valley farmers scrambling.