Halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, seven miles from the Pacific Coast, there’s a place called the Arroyo Grande Valley where farmers grow vegetables, winegrapes, lemons and avocados.
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Jim Schopf has always loved scaring people.
As kids, he and his brother Gene would make straw tunnels in the barn. They’d invite friends to crawl through the tunnels and find ways to frighten them. Their mom would provide cookies and juice after... more
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USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded grants... more
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Tom O'Brien, president of C&D Fruit & Vegetable in Bradenton, Florida, says competition from other countries makes it tough to be a growe