Re: PBCAHSR roughs up Valley farmers
Author: Carol L Voss
Date: 06-10-2019 - 16:14

synonymouse Wrote:
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> [www.latimes.com]
> let-train-cash-20190610-story.html
>
> “They shouldn’t have run this through the
> breadbasket of the state,” Wasser said, echoing a
> sentiment of the rail system’s critics that the
> state should have aligned the route adjacent to
> Interstate 5 and not through the nation’s richest
> agricultural belt. California farmers grow more
> than half of the fresh peaches and almost all of
> the canned peaches that Americans eat.
>
> But PB treats the Tejon Ranch with kid gloves.


> Why is California officialdom so afraid of them?

They are one of the biggest investments in the CALPERS portfolio. And the canned peaches are no longer that big from CA growers—- China, Greece, Chile and So Africa are where they are coming from. We grow almonds and peaches in Modesto area and as the peach trees age those orchards are being replaced with almonds.
C



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  PBCAHSR roughs up Valley farmers synonymouse 06-10-2019 - 11:30
  Re: PBCAHSR roughs up Valley farmers Carol L Voss 06-10-2019 - 16:14
  Re: PBCAHSR roughs up Valley farmers K-Town Rail 06-10-2019 - 16:48
  Re: PBCAHSR roughs up Valley farmers Max Wyss 06-12-2019 - 09:59
  Re: PBCAHSR roughs up Valley farmers FUD 06-12-2019 - 12:19
  Re: PBCAHSR roughs up Valley farmers Rancher 06-10-2019 - 18:26
  Re: PBCAHSR roughs up Valley farmers synonymouse 06-10-2019 - 18:41
  Re: PBCAHSR roughs up Valley farmers Not Drew! 06-10-2019 - 20:03
  Re: PBCAHSR roughs up Valley farmers FUD 06-11-2019 - 08:33


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