Cattle are moved from one ranch to another along Highway 25 in South County. Photo by Shari Schmidt.

Agriculture

Moving cattle, Bitterwater style

South County resident Shari Schmidt writes about driving a herd of 120 stocker cattle in the southernmost part of San Benito County.

Farmworkers in San Benito County. File photo by John Chadwell.

Agriculture

Labor survey finds farmers struggle to hire for on-farm jobs

Over half of participants said they have been unable to hire employees at some point during the last five years.

Paicines Ranch hosts events related to agriculture and land management. In-the-field classes make use of the whole ranch, giving participants a hands-on experience. Photo by Leslie David.

Agriculture

Rancher to Rancher Field Day

Free workshop and information sharing for ranchers and livestock managers at Paicines Ranch on April 11.

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Agriculture

COMMENTARY: Protect San Benito County?

No on J campaign: To disagree is fine; to lie is cowardly