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2014 blog

Earl Williams: A Giant In California Ag

A few months ago, a significant event occurred in the U.S. cotton industry, and some of us are a bit late in acknowledging just how important it was. Earl Williams, the long-time executive vice president of the California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association, retired after serving that organization for 20 years. No matter what kind of turbulence might have occurred ... Read More »

Farmers Must Keep Talking To Media

I couldn’t help but notice some of the reports that were coming out of the recent American Farm Bureau meeting in San Antonio on how journalists cover agriculture in the United States. It was an interesting panel discussion consisting of Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg News, Lynn Brezosky of the San Antonio Express-New and Jerry Hagstrom of the Washington-based Hagstrom Report. ... Read More »