Lloyd G. Carter's Audio Podcast

Lloyd's January 2011 radio show

29:18 minutes (6.71 MB)

In his January radio show, Lloyd interviews UC Berkeley Geography Professor Richard Walker, author of a book on the history of Agribusiness in California, who explains why the San Joaquin Valley is the poorest place in America.

Lloyd's December 2010 Radio Show

59:59 minutes (54.91 MB)

In his December 2010 radio show on KFCF, 88.1 FM, Lloyd interviewed 85-year-old family farmer Berge Bulbulian.  Berge headed National Land For People in the 1970's, fighting to break up the large landholdings on the West Side of the San Joaquin Valley. To hear the show, click play below.

Down in the Valley - June 11, 2010 by Lloyd Carter

31:56 minutes (29.23 MB)

Lloyd’s June 12 radio interview with EPA regional administrator Jared Blumenfeld can be heard HERE

Down in the Valley - April 9, 2010 by Lloyd Carter

27:32 minutes (25.21 MB)

Down in the Valley - June 12, 2009

31:09 minutes (5.86 MB)

Down in the Valley - April 10, 2009

In his April 10, 2009 monthly radio show, California water expert Lloyd Carter discusses how growers in the Western San Joaquin Valley gambled big and lost by planting over 120,000 acres of permanent crops (trees and vines) on land formerly used for annual vegetable crops. Now that drought haunts California and water supplies to the Western valley has been cut to near zero, growers are scrambling to keep their orchards alive. Carter also discusses a grower-organized protest march of farmworkers sponsored by the California Latino Water Coalition.

Down in the Valley - March 13, 2009

29:21 minutes (6.96 MB)

Down in the Valley - February 13, 2009

29:09 minutes (26.7 MB)

Down in the Valley - January 09, 2009

In his January 2009 monthly radio show, Lloyd Carter discusses pending legislation in Congress to restore flows in the dewatered San Joaquin River, following a 20-year court battle, and Gov. Schwarzenegger's grand scheme to build a controversial peripheral canal around the Bay-Delta estuary to transport Northern California river water south to mega-farms in the western San Joaquin Valley.

Down in the Valley - December 12, 2008

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