crops

New farmer puts down roots near Lincoln

Three years ago, you wouldn’t have found Tammi Riedl tending a 10-acre Lincoln farm – she would have been behind her desk, running numbers at her corporate job. Today, ...

Drought cultivates water-shortage fears for Auburn-area gardens

Phil Rossitto of Auburn is looking forward to planting summer crops of tomatoes and squash at his plot in the School Park Community Food Garden. But Rossitto said that he’s ...

Cold still threatens crops, but deep freeze easing

  FRESNO (AP) — The freeze gripping the West appeared on the verge of easing Tuesday, but farmers who spent millions to protect crops were still assessing damage, so ...