Mandarin Festival

Foothills mandarins have lasting appeal

As the weather gets chillier in Placer County, mandarin growers expect bountiful mandarin harvests from November to January. Owari Satsuma Mandarin, a seedless, easy-to-peel, Ja ...

Budget crisis impacts agricultural marketing program

Placer County’s agricultural marketing program is in limbo — a victim of the state’s budget crisis. But the county’s Agriculture Department remains optimistic it can be sal ...