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Sterile Medflies used to fight spread

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE - Leonel Sanchez | April 8, 2010

Moth forces wine country's secret into the open

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE - Tracie Cone | March 27, 2010

WINE: Secret of vine-killing bacterium discovered

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Bradley J. Fikes | March 22 , 2010

Good weather, science spur bee comeback

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Jeff Rowe | March 21 , 2010

Nurseries say clover sales better this year

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Jeff Rowe | March 16 , 2010

Carlsbad Flower Fields are starting to bloom

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE - Michael Burgek | March 7, 2010

Food stamps growing at farmers markets

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE - Michelle Clock | February 17, 2010

Surrounding states eye California egg ranches

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - John Miller (AP)| February 8, 2010

Crop theft threatens Medfly eradication

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Morgan Cook | February 6, 2010

Medfly quarantines cost farmers

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Morgan Cook | February 1, 2010

Medfly quarantine hurts at open markets

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE - Marcia Manna | January 29, 2010

Medfly treatment period extended by agriculture officials

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Morgan Cook | January 26, 2010

Medfly quarantines dash fruit growers’ hopes

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE- Leslie Berestein | January 3, 2010

Local oranges get no respect

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE - Pat Sherman | December 27, 2009

Grower, valley have longtime partnership

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE - Janet Lavelle | December 20, 2009

Medfly campaign involves billions of warriors

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Jeff Rowe | December 20, 2009

Farmers brace for water-monitoring requirement

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Morgan Cook | October 4, 2009

Pest threat increasing with population growth

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Morgan Cook | October 3, 2009

Fruit fly finding prompts quarantine

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Colleen Mensching | Sept. 16, 2009

Carlsbad weighs subsidy of farms' water bills

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE - Michael Burge | August 20, 2009

Citrus disease worries Calif. growers

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE- Leslie Berestein | August 19, 2009

AGRICULTURE: Amid water crisis, local farmers adapt

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Chris Bagley | August 9, 2009

Nurseries have advantages over avocado farmers production

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Morgan Cook | August 8, 2009

AGRICULTURE: Revenue rose in 2008, amid higher costs for water, fuel ~

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Chris Bagley | August 6, 2009

Water worries on iconic farms

UNION-TRIBUNE - Michael Burge | June 26, 2009

A little wine? Small-time winemakers are finding success one bottle at a time

UNION-TRIBUNE - Peter Rowe | June 10, 2009

Water shortage stares local farmers in the face

SAN DIEGO NEWS NETWORK - Eric Larson | June 9, 2009

Future of agriculture industry on the line as water woes play out

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Tom Pfingsten | March 15, 2009

Future of agriculture industry on the line as water woes play out

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - Tom Pfingsten | March 15, 2009

AGRICULTURE: Avocado, citrus may be on the way out

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - J. Kikes | March 1, 2009

Food Stamp Recipients Get Access To Fresh Produce

SAN DIEGO 6 -Eric Collins| January 30, 2009

Proposal to import avocados from Peru bugs growers

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - bradley J. Fikes | January 25, 2009

State's avocado crop smallest in years

CAPITAL PRESS - Cecilia Parsons | January 22, 2009

Farmers market makes debut
East County gets only second such site

UNION-TRIBUNE - Michele Clock | January 22, 2009

Closure of Valley Center dairy farm just another sign of the times

NOURTH COUNTY TIMES - Gary Warth | January 12, 2009

California's avocado growers expect meager harvest this year

UNION-TRIBUNE - Leslie Berestein | January 5, 2009

The cows will no longer come home: Konyn Dairy closes

VALLEY ROADRUNNER - December 31, 2008

Medfly mystery treated by air, ground to protect fruit crop

Successful sterility program not enough, some critics say
CAPITAL PRESS - Dan Wwisman | November 27, 2008

Farmers Facing a Flood of Increased Water Fees

Local farmers will lose discount by 2013

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - By Edward Sifuentes | November 12, 2008

San Luis Rey florist receives a hall of fame bid

NORTH COUNTY TIMES - By Jeff Frank | November 20, 2008