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Farmers Invited to Tour Cover Crops in Sacramento Valley March 3

Farmers and ranchers are invited on a tour to learn how to use cover crops to build soil health. A...
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Farmers Invited to Tour Cover Crops in Sacramento Valley March 3

Current and Former FFA Officers Tour CA Ag

FFA Members Explore Agriculture in California During January Earlier this month, 46 current and former state FFA officers visited California...
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Current and Former FFA Officers Tour CA Ag

California Marijuana Growers Can’t Take Much to the Bank

Study analyzes tension between legal cannabis, financial industry Legalization of marijuana in California has helped some financial institutions in the...
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California Marijuana Growers Can’t Take Much to the Bank

New Book Shows Grapes a Top Food for Immunity and Brain Health

By California Table Grape Commission Grapes are a top food for immunity and brain health, according to a new book...
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New Book Shows Grapes a Top Food for Immunity and Brain Health

Tree Nut Consumption Is Good For Health

At One Time, Tree Nut Consumption Not Recommended by Doctors Do you remember when consuming nuts was not good for...
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Tree Nut Consumption Is Good For Health

UC Scientists Receive Big Climate-Smart Grant

UC ANR Scientists Receive $1.5M NIFA Grant For Climate-Smart Agriculture By Pam Kan-Rice, UCANR Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach...
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UC Scientists Receive Big Climate-Smart Grant

Devastating Virus Challenges Lettuce Growers

Lettuce Growers Hope Weeding, Research Can Counter Devastating Plant Virus Population explosion of insect vector contributed to $100 million in...
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Devastating Virus Challenges Lettuce Growers

California Milk Advisory Board Offers Opportunity for Student Ambassadors to Share California Dairy Messages With International Audiences

Two students to be selected to represent Real California Milk in Mexico By Thalia Sillivan, CMAB The California Milk Advisory...
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California Milk Advisory Board Offers Opportunity for Student Ambassadors to Share California Dairy Messages With International Audiences

CA Farm Bureau Oppose Two Assembly Bills Regarding Land Use

California Farm Bureau Opposes Assembly Bills 1547 and 1001 The new legislative session kicked off this past week with two...
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CA Farm Bureau Oppose Two Assembly Bills Regarding Land Use

Harris Farms, Inc. Announces New Chief Executive Officer

Mr. John C. Harris, Chairman of Harris Farms, Inc. Appoints Darren Filkins as CEO By Suzanne Devereaux, Harris Farms Harris...
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Harris Farms, Inc. Announces New Chief Executive Officer

USDA Announces Additional Farm Service Agency and Rural Development State Directors

Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint eight U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regional positions, including five Farm...
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USDA Announces Additional Farm Service Agency and Rural Development State Directors

UC Davis Doctoral Student Alison Coomer Wins Global Nematode Thesis Competition

UC Davis doctoral student Alison Coomer is an international champion By Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis Department of Entomology and...
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UC Davis Doctoral Student Alison Coomer Wins Global Nematode Thesis Competition

The Importance of California’s Agricultural Water Supplies

We cannot accommodate serious discussion on the demand side of water questions without working on the supply side By Chris...
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The Importance of California’s Agricultural Water Supplies

California Table Grape Growers Continue Path to Mechanization and Automation

California table grape growers, collectively through the California Table Grape Commission, are working to mechanize and automate operational functions, with...
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California Table Grape Growers Continue Path to Mechanization and Automation

New Sacramento Museum Educates Residents About Farms’ Water Needs

Farm Credit helps fund three exhibits at Museum of Science and Curiosity that demonstrate why farms need water and how...
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New Sacramento Museum Educates Residents About Farms’ Water Needs

Port Of Oakland Launches Program to Expedite Ag Exports

By Western Agricultural Processors Association On Monday, January 3, the Port of Oakland announced an interagency effort to improve the...
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Port Of Oakland Launches Program to Expedite Ag Exports

Snow and Rain Great, But Regulations Continue for Growers

Richard Matoian: Regulations, Cost of Production Impact Growers As we enter the winter months of the year after this production...
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Snow and Rain Great, But Regulations Continue for Growers

California Walnut Board Advocates for Growers and Research

California Walnut Board Supports Industry Growth with Retail, Research and Advocacy Programs Despite Pandemic, FY 2020/2021 Saw Record Production   ...
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California Walnut Board Advocates for Growers and Research

CA Minimum Wage Jan 1 is $15

New Minimum Wage Starting Jan. 1 2022   By Teresa McQueen, Western Growers Corporate Counsel Effective Jan. 1, 2022, the...
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CA Minimum Wage Jan 1 is $15

Swall Leads Discussion Team to Fourth Consecutive State Team Title

By Fresno State Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Fresno State agricultural education and communication students continued their team...
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Swall Leads Discussion Team to Fourth Consecutive State Team Title

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CA Minimum Wage Jan 1 is $15
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CA Minimum Wage Jan 1 is $15

New Minimum Wage Starting Jan. 1 2022   By Teresa McQueen, Western Growers Corporate Counsel Effective Jan. 1, 2022, the...
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Swall Leads Discussion Team to Fourth Consecutive State Team Title
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Swall Leads Discussion Team to Fourth Consecutive State Team Title

By Fresno State Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Fresno State agricultural education and communication students continued their team...
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A Better Dairy Digester
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A Better Dairy Digester

Dairy Digesters Have Struggled A digester that can turn manure from dairy cattle into renewable fuel is not a new...
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UC Davis Entomology Major Known Internationally as ‘Gwentomologist’
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UC Davis Entomology Major Known Internationally as ‘Gwentomologist’

UC Davis entomology major Gwen Edosh with a whip scorpion she collected in Tucson. The 21-year-old undergraduate researcher has 21,999...
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Suppliers, Retailers Warn California Grape Growers of Herbicide Shortages
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Suppliers, Retailers Warn California Grape Growers of Herbicide Shortages

Supply-chain Crisis Forces Some to Pivot to Mechanical, Biocontrol Measures By Mike Hsu, UCANR Senior Public Information Representative Driving through...
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Of Course, Consuming Nuts is Good For Health
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Of Course, Consuming Nuts is Good For Health

 Nuts are Good For Your Health, But it Took a While  For the Medical Industry to Say So! By Patrick...
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Strawberries Are A Big Fresh Market Crop
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Strawberries Are A Big Fresh Market Crop

 Strawberries Are A big Crop in California   From the end of September through the end of October, strawberries are...
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CDFA Celebrates 30 Years with USDA Pesticide Data Program
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CDFA Celebrates 30 Years with USDA Pesticide Data Program

CDFA Food Safety Scientists Celebrate 30 Years of Continuous Growth Partnering With USDA Pesticide Data Program   The California Department...
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FDA Postpones Water Rule in Produce
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FDA Postpones Water Rule in Produce

FDA Postpones Produce Safety Rule Water Compliance for Farms and Releases New Proposed Changes From the Western Agricultural Processors Association...
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