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Region’s crop producers take stock

By   /  Friday, January 30th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Region’s crop producers take stock

The region’s main avocado and citrus growers are facing two very different situations — one bright, the other less so.

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Water shortage spurs string of tri-county drought dilemmas

By   /  Friday, January 30th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Columns, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Water shortage spurs string of tri-county drought dilemmas

The emergency drought of 2014 and persistently dry conditions since then have made for difficulties in almost every industry, as the state has grappled with a way to resolve the issue of quickly depleting groundwater.

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Limoneira Co. reports increased annual revenue, fourth-quarter loss

By   /  Monday, January 12th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Earnings, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Limoneira Co. reports increased annual revenue, fourth-quarter loss

Santa Paula-based Limoneira Co. reported revenue of about $7 million for fiscal year 2014, along with a $2.8 million loss for the year’s fourth quarter.

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Farming feels the chill: 2015 ag forecast looks beyond drought

By   /  Friday, January 9th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Farming feels the chill: 2015 ag forecast looks beyond drought

With frost advisories at the start of this year already keeping many tri-county growers on their toes, the agricultural community across the region is hoping for a rainier, greener year.

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Rise of the machines: Berry producers slowly adapt to technology

By   /  Friday, December 5th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Rise of the machines: Berry producers slowly adapt to technology

With proposed immigration reform that many in agriculture say fails to meet the needs of the state’s farming industry, some growers in Ventura County are increasingly looking to machine-aided harvesting to save the region’s mega-cash-crop of strawberries.

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Ventura County tackles farm housing shortage

By   /  Friday, November 28th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Real Estate, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Ventura County tackles farm housing shortage

Supporting the future of Ventura County’s roughly $2 billion agricultural economy isn’t just a water issue, it’s a housing issue. Imagine a family of six sharing a one-bedroom apartment in one of the rundown apartment complexes that dot the county. That’s the living situation of many families who work in the fields of Ventura County. Read More →

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Running on empty: Ventura County puts curbs on water well drilling

By   /  Friday, November 21st, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Running on empty: Ventura County puts curbs on water well drilling

As the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act sits on the table for 2015, some water wells in the Tri-Counties are already facing new limitations after the Ventura County Board of Supervisors issued an emergency well-drilling moratorium on Oct. 28 with a 4-1 vote.