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Mojave Pistachios Fights for Survival, Seeks to Prevent Groundwater Pumping Shutdown by IWVGA

In a high-stakes battle for its very existence, Mojave Pistachios, a 1,600 acre privately owned pistachio farming operation in eastern...
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Mojave Pistachios Fights for Survival,  Seeks to Prevent Groundwater Pumping Shutdown by IWVGA

Almond Board of California announces 2024 election results

Courtesy of Almond Board of California  Almond Board of California Announces 2024 Election Results New board will start its term...
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Almond Board of California announces 2024 election results

MORE THAN 20 DAIRY PARTNERS DISPLAY DAIRY TRENDS, SUSTAINABLE INGREDIENTS IN REAL CALIFORNIA MILK’S STREET OF DAIRY AT 2024 INTERNATIONAL DAIRY DELI BAKERY ASSOCIATION SHOW

Courtesy of the California Milk Advisory Board  The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) will spotlight a variety of innovative, on-trend...
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MORE THAN 20 DAIRY PARTNERS DISPLAY DAIRY TRENDS, SUSTAINABLE INGREDIENTS IN REAL CALIFORNIA MILK’S STREET OF DAIRY AT 2024 INTERNATIONAL DAIRY DELI BAKERY ASSOCIATION SHOW

Cover crops benefits may outweigh water-use in California

Courtesy of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources  Additional guidance needed for groundwater management strategies  Cover crops are planted to protect...
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Cover crops benefits may outweigh water-use in California

Valadao Calls on Newsom to Suspend Gas Tax Increase

Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-22) led the entire California Republican congressional delegation in urging Governor Gavin Newsom to suspend the...
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Valadao Calls on Newsom to Suspend Gas Tax Increase

UC Davis Ends Strawberry Licensing Agreements With Eurosemillas

Courtesy of Bill Kisliuk with the UC Davis News and Media Relations  The University Will Continue to Work With Nurseries...
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UC Davis Ends Strawberry Licensing Agreements With Eurosemillas

UC Master Gardeners empower college students to garden for mental wellness

Courtesy of the UCANR News  Although training is required to become a University of California Master Gardener, the benefits of...
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UC Master Gardeners empower college students to garden for mental wellness

SUSTAINABLE CALIFORNIA DAIRY SPOTLIGHT AT 2024 REAL CALIFORNIA MILK NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION BOOTH

Courtesy of the California Milk Advisory Board  The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) will spotlight a variety of innovative and...
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SUSTAINABLE CALIFORNIA DAIRY SPOTLIGHT AT 2024 REAL CALIFORNIA MILK NATIONAL RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION BOOTH

Industry Pioneer Jack Wilkey and his Wife Pat Honored

Courtesy of the Western Agricultural Processors Association  In 2004, the Ag One Foundation formed a Stanislaus County Alumni and Friends...
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Industry Pioneer Jack Wilkey and his Wife Pat Honored

USDA Forecasts Larger Almond Crop

Courtesy of the Almond Board of California  Harvest 2024 is estimated to be up 21% percent from last year after...
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USDA Forecasts Larger Almond Crop

New UC study estimates blackberry production costs

A new study that can help growers and other readers estimate costs and potential returns for blackberries grown on California’s...
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New UC study estimates blackberry production costs

CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON SHELL EGG ADVISORY BOARD

Courtesy of the CDFA News  The California Department of Food and Agriculture, Meat, Poultry and Egg Safety Branch (MPES) announces...
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CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON SHELL EGG ADVISORY BOARD

Innovators in academia gear up for VINE Build workshops

Courtesy of UCANR A series of VINE Build workshops aimed at equipping academic innovators with essential pathways to bring new...
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Innovators in academia gear up for VINE Build workshops

HLB Funding Prioritized in Farm Bill Proposal

Courtesy of California Citrus Mutual  California Citrus Mutual (CCM) commends Chairwoman Stabenow of the Senate Agriculture Committee and Chairman Glenn...
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HLB Funding Prioritized in Farm Bill Proposal

Westlands Water District Responds to Disappointing Central Valley Project Water Allocation Update

Courtesy of Westlands Water District  The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) announced an update to water allocations for Central Valley...
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Westlands Water District Responds to Disappointing Central Valley Project Water Allocation Update

Almond Board of California 2024 Elections Begin April 29

Voting ends May 23 Voting begins today, April 29, to select two independent grower positions and two independent handler positions...
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Almond Board of California 2024 Elections Begin April 29

Bearing almond acreage drops slightly – first time in decades

The decrease follows two years of drops in overall almond acreage. Courtesy of the Almond Board of California California’s bearing...
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Bearing almond acreage drops slightly – first time in decades

FCFB Celebrates Agricultural Journalism Excellence

This evening, FCFB announced the winners of its 30th annual Journalism Awards.  Serving as judges this year were: California Fresh Fruit...
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FCFB Celebrates Agricultural Journalism Excellence

UC ANR offers scholarships for agriculture students, May 13 deadline

Courtesy of UC ANR News  Applications and nominations of outstanding students pursuing careers in agriculture will be accepted through May...
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UC ANR offers scholarships for agriculture students, May 13 deadline

California Dairy Innovation Center Announces Q2-Q3 2024 Schedule of Dairy Products & Innovation Training Opportunities

Courtesy of the California Dairy Innovation Center  The California Dairy Innovation Center (CDIC) will be hosting Spring and Summer training...
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California Dairy Innovation Center Announces Q2-Q3 2024 Schedule of Dairy Products & Innovation Training Opportunities

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UC ANR offers scholarships for agriculture students, May 13 deadline
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UC ANR offers scholarships for agriculture students, May 13 deadline

Courtesy of UC ANR News  Applications and nominations of outstanding students pursuing careers in agriculture will be accepted through May...
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California Dairy Innovation Center Announces Q2-Q3 2024 Schedule of Dairy Products & Innovation Training Opportunities
Dairy

California Dairy Innovation Center Announces Q2-Q3 2024 Schedule of Dairy Products & Innovation Training Opportunities

Courtesy of the California Dairy Innovation Center  The California Dairy Innovation Center (CDIC) will be hosting Spring and Summer training...
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UK suspends tariffs on all raw almonds beginning April 11
Almond Board

UK suspends tariffs on all raw almonds beginning April 11

Courtesy of the Almond Board  Almond Board of California thanks industry and government partners for helping reduce obstacles to California...
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California Citrus Breeding Program Expanding with Congressional Support
California Citrus Mutual

California Citrus Breeding Program Expanding with Congressional Support

Earlier this week, presidents of California Citrus Mutual (CCM) and Citrus Research Board (CRB) issued statements applauding Congressional leaders for...
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CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON FERTILIZER INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD’S TECHNICAL ADVISORY SUBCOMMITTEE
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CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON FERTILIZER INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD’S TECHNICAL ADVISORY SUBCOMMITTEE

Courtesy of Steve Lyle with CDFA CDFA’s Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is announcing four vacancies on the Fertilizer...
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Understanding Cattle Grazing Personalities May Foster Sustainable Rangelands
California Agriculture News

Understanding Cattle Grazing Personalities May Foster Sustainable Rangelands

Courtesy of  Emily C. Dooley  from the UC Davis News and Media Relations  Matching Herds to Landscape Can Support Animal...
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Water risks to agriculture: Too little and too much
University of California, Division of Agricultural and Natural Resources Water

Water risks to agriculture: Too little and too much

Courtesy of  UCANR Report recommends policies, programs and tools for farm resilience Water is among the most precious resources on...
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Congressman Valadao Secures $55 Million for Central Valley Projects
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Congressman Valadao Secures $55 Million for Central Valley Projects

Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-22) voted in support of the first Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) Consolidated Appropriations Act, which provides...
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Greg Johnson of Far West Rice Elected as  President of California Farm Water Coalition
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Greg Johnson of Far West Rice Elected as President of California Farm Water Coalition

Courtesy of the California Farm Water Coalition The California Farm Water Coalition is proud to announce the election of Greg...
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