Laura Tourte's Newsletter Columns

The New Census of Agriculture June 2019

Update on Issues Related to Agriculture Labor March 2019

Central Coast Agricultural Land Rents and Values December 2018

Market Price and Sales Information for Berry and Vegetable Crops October 2018

Understanding Issues in Agricultural Labor July 2018

Climate Change and Central Coast Agriculture April 2018

Vertebrate Control in Row Crops January 2018

Estimated costs and returns for Central Coast berries and vegetables - September 2017

100 Year Anniversary - July 2017

2017 Organic Certification Cost Share Program - May 2017

New Minimum Wage and Overtime Laws - February 2017

California Leads the Nation in Organic Agriculture - November 2016

The outlook for water and labor in California Agriculture - August 2016

Price Premiums for Organic Food - July 2016

Cost Studies - February 2016

Update on Organic Agriculture Update on Organic Agriculture: the USDA 2014 Organic Survey - November 2015

Starting a Specialty Foods Business - August 2015

Water Resources - May 2015

Identifying and Managing Household Pests - February 2015

Local Farms and Crops - November 2014

The Value of Santa Cruz County's Agriculture - August 2014

UC Cooperative Extension's 100 Years of Science and Service - May 2014

Value of Production for Organic Agriculture - February 2014

Farmers Markets - October 2013

Organic Certification for Small Farm - August 2013

Local Food Systems - May 2013

Cost and Return Studies for Central Coast Agriculture - February 2013

Direct Marketing for Small-Scale Farms - November 2012

Production and Marketing Organic Strawberries - July 2012

Liability Insurance for Your Farm - March 2012

Cover Crops for Vegetable Production - November 2011

Learning More About Farming - June 2011

Growth of Organic Agriculture Along the Central Coast - March 2011

Managing Risk For Your Farm - February 2010

New UCCE Website! - October/November 2009

How can I find out about new UC Cooperative Extension publications and research? - July 2008

Food Safety - February 2008

UC Cooperative Extension’s Award Winning Service to the Community - May 2007

Central Coast Weed Control - February 2007

What is the current size of the organic industry in California and here on the Central Coast? It seems like it is growing larger all the time. - August 2006

I’d like to know more about your office. Do you have a website? - February 2006

Specialty Crops: Production and Cost Information - August 2005