The California State Board of Food and Agriculture is going international. The board held a meeting in Tijuana yesterday (Tuesday). Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports on the agricultural relationship between Mexico and California.
Almond milk is no longer a health food niche product. Last year, national sales were up 40 percent, according to Nielson data. Today's almond milk market is worth $700-million a year. That's good news for California, where virtually all of the nation's almonds are grown. But as Capital Public Radio's Lesley McClurg reports, some dieticians question the nutritional value of almond milk.
ByMatt Guilhem & & California News Service•Feb 9, 2015
A handful of organizations is taking the Environmental Protection Agency to court, demanding action on pollution from the country's 20,000 livestock operations. The suit asks for new standards on ammonia emission, and for so-called factory farms to be categorized as a source of pollution under the clear air act. KVCR's Matt Guilhem has more in the story from California News Service.