Friday Apr 4
New Westlands Solar Farms Project Powers Up in Fresno County
The Westlands Solar Farms project is located on 85 acres of land adjacent to Interstate 5 in Fresno County.
California Farmers Short of Labor, and Patience
California Farmers Short of Labor, and Patience - HURON, Calif. - When Chuck Herrin, who runs a large farm labor contracting company, looks out at the hundreds of workers he hires each year to tend to the countless rows of asparagus, grapes, tomatoes, peaches and plums, he often seethes in frustration.
Huron lettuce growers mull fall water supply
Chastened but unbowed by drought and zero federal and state allocations through the Westlands Water District, growers have begun the traditionally brief spring lettuce deal in Huron, Calif.
Drought Causes Water Pinch In Huron
Huron is scrambling to keep the water flowing to its residents. The western Fresno County community is in a pinch because it doesn't have its own water source.
The Fresno Bee
Lisa Margonelli: Huron shows you don't need a Prius to go green
Rey Leon works on sustainability in Huron. Sustainability is a common enough word on the California coast, where hybrid cars, organic food, and solar power are status symbols as green as the money that buys them.