California's Cultivators

As both innovators and entrepreneurs, California farmers have the know-how to forge ahead during periods of extreme weather, be it historic droughts or devastating floods. By clicking the images below, learn how farmers and ranchers up and down the state constantly seek new ways to apply technology to water efficiency, all to keep putting the food we love on our plates and growing the fiber needed to make the clothes we love to wear.

Cannon Michael, Bowles Farming Company

Cannon Michael, Bowles Farming Company

De Jager Family Farm

De Jager Family Farm

Tito Martinez, Valpredo Farms & Country Sweet Produce

Tito Martinez, Valpredo Farms & Country Sweet Produce

Casey Houweling, Tomato & Cucumber Farmer

Casey Houweling, Tomato & Cucumber Farmer

Tom Merwin, Merwin Vineyards

Tom Merwin, Merwin Vineyards

Schroer Dairy, Jim Shroer and Tray Robinson

Schroer Dairy, Jim Shroer and Tray Robinson

Rancho Monte Vista

Rancho Monte Vista

Bays Ranch

Bays Ranch

Brian Antle, Tanimura & Antle

Brian Antle, Tanimura & Antle

Jeff Kunde, Kunde Family Winery

Jeff Kunde, Kunde Family Winery

Nicole Montna Van Vleck, Montna Farms

Nicole Montna Van Vleck, Montna Farms