Fresno County farm laborer Jose Arnulfo Arias won a $1 million settlement against Angelo Dairy, then had his case against attorney Anthony Raimondo, who the farmworker says reported him to ICE, dismissed.
A Wonderful Citrus worker died when a wind machine blade hit him in an orchard at Road 172 and Avenue 376 northeast of Visalia, California on January 3, 2019. The company is owned by Stewart and Lynda Resnick.
Two antibiotics have been approved by the EPA to treat citrus greening, a disease that affects fruits like oranges. Critics worry the use of bactericides may lead to the development of antibiotic resistance.
A former employee of family-run turkey processor Zacky Farms has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the company failed to give workers the required notice of layoffs, prior to last month’s announcement it was closing.
Temple Grandin, a prominent expert on both livestock behavior and autism in humans, spoke in Modesto, CA, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Grandin herself is autistic. Modesto Junior College hosted the talks.
The FFA community is in shock after one of its most highly respected teachers, Kevin Koelewyn of Tulare Joint Union High School District, died Nov. 4. He fell ill Oct. 25 while attending the national convention.
San Luis Obispo, California, High School graduate Luke O’Leary was named national FFA president in Indianapolis on October 27, 2018. His pastor father, Thom O’Leary, led a prayer on stage with President Donald Trump.