‘Ranch’ to open in town

For meat lovers, there is nothing better than good barbecue accompanied by a cold beer. But many Valley residents often find themselves asking themselves, “Where can I go for barbecue?” On Oct. [...]

Trucks get a haul in funds

In an effort to curb pollution in the valley, the Valley Air District is seeking Valley truckers to help do their part. The district is looking for truck owners and small businesses operating [...]

UC studies drought tolerance of crops

UC Agriculture and Natural Resources researchers are working in the San Joaquin Valley with UC Berkeley and Department of Energy (DOE) scientists to examine the role of epigenetics in plant [...]

TULARE CO. CROP REPORT

  For week ending September 26, 2015 Small grains and other field crops: Corn silage harvest is wrapping up, with fields being cut for local dairy use. Sorghum silage is being harvested [...]

Garages can be an eye sore and closets can become a dumping ground for unwanted, garments and linens. But for Sarah Butler these under-utilized rooms hold a great deal of potential. In March the [...]

In Brief

Visalia Chamber holds Oct. 7 ribbon cutting The Visalia Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4 for the new Redwood High School academic building. The staff [...]

Goshen mill recalls horse feed

Western Milling announced on Friday that it has voluntarily recalled 50-pound bags of Western Blend horse feed, LOT 5251, manufactured on Sept. 8, 2015. This voluntary recall was initiated by the [...]

Tulare County Crop Report

For week ending September 19, 2015 Small grains and other field crops: Corn silage is currently being cut for local dairy use. Sorghum silage is being harvested throughout the county. Grain [...]

Citrus farmers meet about pest

The Asian citrus psyllid is the most serious threat the California citrus industry has ever faced – yet many in the industry have not even seen the pest for themselves. Next Wednesday, Sept. 23, [...]