West Coast sardines are in for another bad year

The West Coast summer sardine population is expected to fall 93 percent from to its 2007 peak, according to the National Marine Fisheries Service. If the prediction comes true, this could be the second year in a row that the Pacific Fishery Management Council votes to cancel the season’s catch, reports The Seattle Times. While sardine populations naturally have dramatic fluctuations,… » Read More

FERN’s Ag Insider gives you the reporting you need every day to navigate the difficult terrain of food and agriculture policy. Editor Chuck Abbott has been covering this beat for nearly three decades — few journalists have the connections in the halls of power and the understanding of the issues that Chuck does.

Executives and leaders across the political and corporate spectrum consider FERN's Ag Insider an essential read. Get the reporting you need every weekday. Subscribe now to get full access! Don’t miss out.

Features include:

  • • In-depth reporting and analysis
  • • A roundup of key reporting from a range of sources
  • • Articles tagged and viewable by subject
  • • A searchable archive of all Ag Insider reporting
  • • All this PLUS a newsletter summary in your email inbox every weekday morning.

As low as $6.60 / month
30-day free trial