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Study: Employers fail to keep farmworkers safe from Covid

Although farm and food production workers were considered essential workers during the pandemic, many of California's food employers endangered those workers, violating Cal/OSHA's Covid-19...

Spade & Plow brings new life to South Valley ranch

Two multi-generational farming families recently formed a partnership on land in Gilroy that aims to preserve agriculture for the long haul in Santa Clara...

Rivas promotes more Covid-19 help for farmworkers

California Assemblymember Robert Rivas is leading an effort to provide more healthcare services, support and information to the state’s farmworkers—a sector that has suffered more than others from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sonny Perdue visits area, talks up Farm Bill

Eight days after unveiling his plans for a new Farm Bill in Washington, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue headed to California to help...

Wonderful wine, on time

After several challenging years that included drought, mold, unseasonably cool temperatures and even hungry nematodes, 2012 is shaping up to be “pure perfection” and “just wonderful” for many of Santa Clara Valley’s 22 wineries.

County crop report out; gross production values down

The Santa Clara County Division of Agriculture released today its 2011 Agricultural Crop Report, revealing a 7 percent decrease in the gross value of agricultural production.

High technology farming

To the naked eye, walking by the Clos LaChance winery on a sunny