Fresno Business Journal
California agriculture is a source of pride for many here in the golden state, and rightfully so. We have much to be proud of as a leader in many areas of agriculture — over a third of the country’s vegetables and two-thirds of the country’s fruits and nuts are grown in California. But for some of our local elected officials, this pride has turned into blind devotion where the pursuit of profit trumps all other considerations like lowering greenhouse gas emissions, saving water, reducing air pollution and improving animal care. Take, for instance, a recent blog published by Assemblymember Devon Mathis.