County Grant Program Helps Local Farmers and Fights Climate Change

November 28, 2023

Spade & Plow organic farm in Gilroy was among the first 12 participants in the County of Santa Clara's new Agricultural Resilience Incentive Grant Program, which provided the owners with $25,500 to use on agricultural practices that improve soil health and ease climate change.

New Agricultural Detection Dog and Her Handler Take on Bad Bugs

October 12, 2023

Everest, a 2-year-old black lab, and her handler, Jana Labrucherie, are helping to protect California's multibillion-dollar agriculture industry by intercepting shipments of mangoes, guava and other fruit containing non-native insects and pests.

Santa Clara County: Valley of Fungal Delight

April 27, 2023

More mushrooms are grown in Santa Clara County than almost anywhere else in the country. So, when you see a mushroom in your local grocery store or on your pizza, there’s a good chance it was grown in the area once known as the Valley of Heart’s Delight.