Tag: delta agriculture

David Stuart

George Shima

The Well-known “Potato King” and Japanese Leader In the 1920s, Shima had to dismantle his farming empire due to the Alien Land Laws. He then

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David Stuart

Robert G. LeTourneau

Stocktonian Was the Greatest Inventor of Earthmoving Equipment Abraham Grunauer’s Whitehall Ranch near Tracy hired Robert G. LeTourneau (1888-1969) in 1919 to repair its old

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Cyndy Green

First Generation Farmers

The Delta historically has been an agricultural paradise.  But sometimes there is a disconnect between the agricultural community and the urban culture. A fourth generation

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