The discovery of a diseased grapefruit tree in Riverside on July 25 has officials considering how to alert the public to the potential devastation the disease could wreak across Southern California. More form KVCR's Ken Vincent.
On the outskirts of Northern San Bernardino you’ll find remnants of a citrus empire. Arnott Farms is just one of the many groves in Southern California. From an outsider’s point of view, it looks completely normal, but as you move inwards you’ll notice the leaves.
In Fresno, almond orchards bloom in late winter. Bee hives are brought in for pollination. But this year, something went wrong. Now, county agriculture officials are investigating the deaths of hundreds of thousands of honeybees. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric has part one of a two-part story.
Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching. Chances are the table of party food will not only include wings and 7-layer bean dip, but also guacamole. The creamy avocado spread is synonymous with California -- and the big game. KVCR's Matt Guilhem recently went to UC Riverside laboratory trying to build a better avocado.
This summer, the largest organic strawberry grower in the country has pledged to grow all of its baby plants organically. Strawberry seedlings -- even organic ones --can be cultivated in soil that's been chemically fumigated. Capital Public Radio's Lesley McClurg explains.