Hughson is a city in Stanislaus County, California, United States. It is part of the Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,980 at the 2000 census. Hughson has no stop lights within City Limits. Hughson is surrounded by many types of orchards. It has been a long time farming community. Back when it originated, it was known for its enormous production of peaches. At one time, Hughson held the title of "The Peach Capital of the World". Peaches are no longer the primary crop in the area. Almonds orchards line many of the country roads surrounding Hughson. The almond production in the area is one of the largest in the world. The crops in that area are, but not limited to: Almonds, Peaches, Walnuts, Nectarines, Cherries, Apples, and the occasional vineyards of Grapes. In recent years many orchards have been torn down due to development.

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What is agriculture law?

Agriculture Law involves farmers, landowners, and others in regards to crop-growing, farming processes, dairy production, livestock, farmland use, government subsidization of farming, and seasonal and migrant farm workers. There are numerous federal statutes that subsidize, regulate or otherwise directly affect agricultural activity. Some focusing on protecting migrant and seasonal agricultural workers, some for financial assistance to farmers and others for the construction or improvement of farm housing and other agriculturally related purposes.