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New Consumer Research Shows Progress in Produce Safety Outreach Efforts

By Alliance for Food and Farming A new consumer research project conducted by the Alliance for Food and Farming shows...
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New Consumer Research Shows Progress in Produce Safety Outreach Efforts

Almond Alliance Supports Growers Whipsawed by Supply Chains, Water

By Farm Credit Alliance Almonds may be California’s second-largest crop, bringing in $5.62 billion in sales in 2020, but almond...
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Almond Alliance Supports Growers Whipsawed by Supply Chains, Water

California Grower Tells Congress Frozen Food is Important to Increasing Produce Consumption

By American Frozen Food Institute Testifying on June 14 before the U.S. House of Representatives, Bill Smittcamp, president and CEO...
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California Grower Tells Congress Frozen Food is Important to Increasing Produce Consumption

Advances in Pistachio Water Management Workshop July 7

Join UC Nut Crops Advisor Catherine Mae Culumber, Irrigation Specialists Daniele Zaccaria and Khaled Bali, Irrigation Advisor Blake Sanden, Professional...
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Advances in Pistachio Water Management Workshop July 7

California Pollinator Coalition Reports Increasing Cooperation Among Ag, Conservation Groups

Members note successful projects in celebration of National Pollinator Week By Almond Board of California A year after coming together...
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California Pollinator Coalition Reports Increasing Cooperation Among Ag, Conservation Groups

The Ocean Shipping Act Reform Act Signing Is A Big Win For American Workers, Farms, and Supply Chain

By Almond Alliance of California Aubrey Bettencourt, President/CEO of the Almond Alliance of California, will be attending the signing of...
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The Ocean Shipping Act Reform Act Signing Is A Big Win For American Workers, Farms, and Supply Chain

Famed UC Davis Apiculturist Eric Mussen Passes

Honey Bee Authority Dr. Eric Mussen Passes Celebrated honey bee authority Dr. Eric Carnes Mussen, an internationally known 38-year California...
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Famed UC Davis Apiculturist Eric Mussen Passes

Heat Illness Prevention–Keep an Eye on Each Other

Be Aware of Heat Illness Prevention By Patrick Cavanaugh, With the Ag Information Network While temperatures rise in the Central...
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Heat Illness Prevention–Keep an Eye on Each Other

Tres Osos Taggiasca and Coldani Olive Ranch Wins Olive Oil Competition

Big Fresno Fair Announces Winners of 7th Annual San Joaquin Valley Olive Oil Competition  An incredible 69 entries were received...
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Tres Osos Taggiasca and  Coldani Olive Ranch Wins Olive Oil Competition

Almond Board of California Announces 2022 Election Results

By Rick Kushman, Media Relations Manager, Almond Board of California The Almond Board of California recently announced the Board of...
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Almond Board of California Announces 2022 Election Results

California Farmers’ Tequila Dreams

By Debra Kahn, Politico How bad is California's drought? Bad enough to make farmers turn to tequila. About 40 farmers...
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California Farmers’ Tequila Dreams

Friends of Dixon May Fair Award $11,000 in College Ag Scholarships

By Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology The Friends of the Dixon May Fair has awarded...
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Friends of Dixon May Fair Award $11,000 in College Ag Scholarships

Statement by Mike Wade, Executive Director of the California Farm Water Coalition on the State Water Board Emergency Water Conservation Regulation

By California Farm Water Coalition “Today’s State Water Board emergency water conservation regulation continues to demonstrate how serious this year’s...
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Statement by Mike Wade, Executive Director of the California Farm Water Coalition on the State Water Board Emergency Water Conservation Regulation

Western Drought Will Impact All Americans

Congress Seeks Solutions By  Family Farm Alliance The U.S. is facing yet another record-breaking drought year in the West. Farmers and...
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Western Drought Will Impact All Americans

California Dairy Innovation Center Offers Opportunities For Cheese Education

2022 Dairy Short Course Programs and Conference Schedule Released By California Milk Advisory Board The California Dairy Innovation Center announced...
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California Dairy Innovation Center Offers Opportunities For Cheese Education

Pest Variability Poorly Understood

UC Davis Ecologist Daniel Paredes: Understanding Pest Variability Key to Managing Pest Outbreaks Newly published research led by UC Davis ecologist Daniel...
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Pest Variability Poorly Understood

Community Members Invited to Support Favorite UC ANR Programs May 19-20

By Pam Kan-Rice, UCANR California farmers can grow crops with less water. Gardeners can control pests with safer methods. Community...
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Community Members Invited to Support Favorite UC ANR Programs May 19-20

Calgren Diary Fuels Recognized for Sustainability in Industry

California Milk Advisory Board, California Dairy Research Foundation and California Dairy Quality Assurance Program Present 2nd California Dairy Sustainability Partnership...
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Calgren Diary Fuels Recognized  for Sustainability in Industry

Hoobler, Machado Join Farm Land Trust Board

Bill Hoobler and Mike Machado Appointed to California Farmland Trust’s Board of Directors California Farmland Trust is proud to introduce...
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Hoobler, Machado  Join Farm Land Trust Board

Almond Acreage Increases in 2022 but Pace of Growth Slows

Bearing almond orchards at harvest will cover 1.338 million acres across California, an increase of 29,000 acres   By Almond...
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Almond Acreage Increases in 2022 but Pace of Growth Slows

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Hoobler, Machado Join Farm Land Trust Board

Bill Hoobler and Mike Machado Appointed to California Farmland Trust’s Board of Directors California Farmland Trust is proud to introduce...
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Almond Acreage Increases in 2022 but Pace of Growth Slows
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Almond Acreage Increases in 2022 but Pace of Growth Slows

Bearing almond orchards at harvest will cover 1.338 million acres across California, an increase of 29,000 acres   By Almond...
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Port Delays Worsen as Harvest of New Crops Approaches
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Port Delays Worsen as Harvest of New Crops Approaches

By Ching Lee,  AgAlert As ongoing port congestion and persistent shipping obstacles continue to block movement of California agricultural goods,...
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Westlands Water District awarded $7.6 Million Grant by the California Department of Water Resources
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Westlands Water District awarded $7.6 Million Grant by the California Department of Water Resources

Grant Funds Will Help Create Drought Resilience, Increase Investment In Recharge Projects, and Drive Regional Groundwater Sustainability  Today the California...
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Fresno County Farm Bureau Recognizes Journalists
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Fresno County Farm Bureau Recognizes Journalists

FCFB Celebrates Agricultural Champions and Journalistic Excellence After a two-year hiatus, Fresno County Farm Bureau held its third annual "Bounty...
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New UCANR Extension Specialist Coming
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New UCANR Extension Specialist Coming

UC ANR to recruit 16 new UC Cooperative Extension Specialists   By Pam Kan-Rice, UCANR Assistant Director, News and Information...
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Giulia Marino, Mae Culumber Named Presidential Chairs for Tree Nuts
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Giulia Marino, Mae Culumber Named Presidential Chairs for Tree Nuts

UC ANR names Marino, Culumber Presidential Chairs for Tree Nuts   By Pan Kan-Rice, UCANR Assistant Director, News and Information...
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Almond Board of California 2022 Elections Underway
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Almond Board of California 2022 Elections Underway

Voting Began April 21 Voting began recently to select two independent grower positions and one independent handler position on the...
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Water Measurement and Reporting Courses Offered by UCCE May 26
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Water Measurement and Reporting Courses Offered by UCCE May 26

By Pam Kan-Rice, UCANR California water-rights holders are required by state law to measure and report the water they divert...
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