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Fresno County Leads the USA in Farm Production

Fresno County is America's top ag-producing county for the first time since 2013. The county's No. 1 status was cemented this week when Tulare County released its report showing $7.21 billion in farm production last year. Listen to this article: h...
Photo Illustration of retiring irrigation district manager Gary Serrato, water and Valley crops

Gary Serrato Is Retiring From Fresno Irrigation District

Gary Serrato's nearly 33 years with Fresno Irrigation District — the last 19 as general manager — will end early next year, the district has announced. He will be succeeded by Bill Stretch, who takes the helm Jan. 15, 2019. Stretch, who joined the distri...
A photo of lemons on a tree branch along Fresno County's Blossom Trail

Fresno County Crops Eclipse $7 Billion in 2017

It's amazing what a wet year can mean to the Valley's farming economy. The rains of 2017, coming after five years of drought, enabled Fresno County growers, ranchers, and dairymen to eclipse $7 billion in ag...