Making Reporting a Crime in Indiana

Indiana hopes to join Utah in making it a crime to step foot on farm or industrial operations and take videos or photographs without written permission from the owner. Indiana's proposed law makes to exception for the Press and should be rejected.
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California Harvest 2011: A New—and Welcome?—Direction

A cool, persistent spring was the beginning of the weather problems that would plague the 2011 California harvest, pushing back bud break to make the grapes almost three weeks behind schedule. May and June had heavy rains, and the summer heat never really spiked. Pinot noir and chardonnay seemed happy with this weather, and many producers were able to pick elegant, low sugar grapes before the main vineyard event of 2011: October rain.