Harry Cline

Editor
Western Farm Press

Harry's 33-year journalism career covers both daily newspapers and agricultural magazines. He was Western Farm Press' first editor and has more than 25 years of experience covering all aspects of high value, irrigated Western agriculture. He is a former member of the California Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy executive council and recipient of the 1993 recipient California Agricultural Production Consultants Association's Outstanding Contribution to California Agriculture. Born 7-7-43, Jacksonville, Fla. Raised in Texas where he attended the University of Texas. Worked for newspapers in Texas and Arizona before moving to California in 1975 to begin career as Western agricultural journalist. Received awards for feature writing and headline writing from Arizona Press Club. Married: 2 children, three grandchildren. Lives in Fresno, Calif. Contact Cline at Western Farm Press, 7084 Cedar Avenue, No. 355, Fresno, CA 93720. Phone (559) 298-6070. Fax (913) 514-3641.

Articles by Harry Cline
Brown marmorated stink bug latest invasive pest threat to U.S. crops
The dirty dozen have become the stinking 13 with the latest invasive pest alert by USDA-APHIS and university entomologists across the U.S. for growers to be on the lookout for the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB).
Far West High Cotton winner meets Arizona challenges
W. Bruce Heiden, Buckeye, Ariz., is this year’s Far West Farm Press/Cotton Foundation High Cotton Award winner, and is closing in on his sixth decade of growing cotton in an environment unlike that of any other U.S. Cotton Belt state. Heiden has survived the challenges of Arizona cotton and been a state and national industry leader.
Last minute CE courses available online from Farm Press
If last minute Continuing Education (CE) credits/hours are on your Christmas shopping or New Year's Resolutions lists, Southwest Farm Press/Penton Ag is the place to find them. There are more than 20 continuing courses available for all California and Arizona licensees, including Pest Control Advisers (PCA), Qualified Applicators, Aerial Applicators and California county pesticide permit holders.
Agriculture faring better than overall economy
The 18-month U.S. “great recession” ended a year ago, according to the federal government. Nevertheless, no one told the economy. Since the proclaimed end of the recession, the economy has been like a lost runner searching for the finish line after completing a marathon.
Roundup Ready Alfalfa seed sales expected to resume in spring
RR alfalfa seed sales are likely to resume this coming spring after a four-year hiatus foisted by licentious lawsuits regurgitated from a radical environmental group famous for such legal anti-agriculture shenanigans.
New premium pomegranate hits world markets
Angel Red is poised to impact the pomegranate market as growers and packers prepare to ship 30,000 boxes. SJV pomegranate production has reached 30,000 acres, doubling from 2006 to 2009, and is expected to continue growing.
Allen Pierucci wins Western High Cotton Award
Buttonwillow, Calif., is a major stop for motorists traveling Interstate 5 from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Laid out
WTO award no win, but no loss
The World Trade Organization arbitration report on the infamous Brazilian cotton case says the U.S. will have to
Signs of upturn in Pima demand
The 20-year meteoric ride for American Pima cotton in California’s San Joaquin Valley spiraled down over the past two
50 years of experience behind Far West High Cotton recipient
Danny Locke is known as a wrangler and horseman as much as he is recognized as a successful cotton farmer. For years
50 years of experience behind Danny Locke
Danny Locke is known as a wrangler and horseman as much as he is recognized as a successful cotton farmer. For years he
Fiscal crisis will impact agriculture
Now that everyone can legally utter the 'r' word — recession — the big question now is how long will it last. John
Fiscal crisis will impact agriculture
Now that everyone can legally utter the word recession the big question now is how long will it last. John Penson,
Difficult trend continues for U.S. cotton prospects
Economists are seldom mistaken for good humor men. They are more the Dragnet Joe Friday type; “Just the facts …”
U.S. cotton spent year battling for respect
Rodney Dangerfield got more respect than the U.S. cotton industry has received over the past year from so-called friend
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