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Cover Cropping Help Available

Cover Cropping Season Has begun: Free Recorded Webinars, Demos Available   By Mike Hsu, Senior Public Information Representative at UC...
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Cover Cropping Help Available

Entomologist Frank Zalom is Honored…Again!

'Entomological Giant' UC Davis Professor Frank Zalom Receives Highest of the High Honor UC Davis distinguished professor Frank Zalom, a noted...
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Entomologist Frank Zalom is Honored…Again!

CalFresh Welcomes Texts on Healthy Eating

CalFresh Participants Welcome Texts on Benefits of California-Grown Produce The buzz or chirp of an incoming text message started some...
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CalFresh Welcomes Texts on Healthy Eating

State Water Board Raises Fees Again!

State Water Board Raises Fees Again – Ignores Industry Concerns   Recently, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) voted...
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State Water Board Raises Fees Again!

Profiles in Leadership Awardees Announced

California Ag Leadership Foundation Announces Profiles in Leadership Awardees   The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CALF) and the Ag Leadership...
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Profiles in Leadership Awardees Announced

Forest Fire Smoke Challenges Ag Employees

Outdoor Ag Employees Need Protection from Smoke and Heat Farmers Work Hard to Provide Protection By Mike Stephens with the...
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Forest Fire Smoke Challenges Ag Employees

Citrus Production Cost Study Available

New UC Study Outlines Costs of Growing Oranges in the San Joaquin Valley By Pam Kan-Rice News & Information Outreach...
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Citrus Production Cost Study Available

Veto of AB 616 A Big Win for Ag

Special OP-Ed  Vetoing of Bad Farmworker Bill a Win for Ag Community and Republicans By Jesse Rojas   California is...
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Veto of AB 616 A Big Win for Ag

Vilsack Talks Trade

 Vilsack is Optimistic About Phase One Trade Deal with China By Bob Larson, with the Ag Information Network The end...
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Vilsack Talks Trade

New CA Ag Leadership Program Chosen

51st Class Selected for California Agricultural Leadership Program   Twenty-four individuals have been selected for Class 51 of the California...
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New CA Ag Leadership Program Chosen

Advice on Blue Elderberry Cultivation Available

New Guide Shows how Elderberry Activates Hedgerows, Ecologically and Commercially A farm-edge hedgerow can be more than a boundary or...
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Advice on Blue Elderberry Cultivation Available

Open Burning to Phase Out in 2025

Open Ag Burning Part of a Series   Open Ag Burning To Phase out By Mike Stephens with the Ag...
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Open Burning to Phase Out in 2025

Gov. Newsom Vetos AB 616 (Card Check)

California Fresh Fruit Association Applauds the Veto of AB 616   The California Fresh Fruit Association (CFFA) would like to...
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Gov. Newsom Vetos AB 616 (Card Check)

Want Better Heart Health? Consume Walnuts!

Effects of Walnut Consumption for 2 Years on Blood Lipids and Lipoprotein Subclasses Among Healthy Elders   By:  Rajaram S,...
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Want Better Heart Health? Consume Walnuts!

Raw Milk Recall!

  CDFA ANNOUNCES RECALL OF RAW COW MILK PRODUCED AT VALLEY MILK SIMPLY BOTTLED OF STANISLAUS COUNTY   Raw cow...
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Raw Milk Recall!

California Grapes Get Air Time

On the Air with California Grapes Radio commercials for California grapes created with major influencers are live and on the...
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California Grapes Get Air Time

Walnuts in Plant Based Diets

Walnuts Are Part of Plant Based Eating   By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor   The California Walnut Board & Commission are...
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Walnuts in Plant Based Diets

LearnAboutAg Classroom Conference 2021

Save the Date for the Virtual 2021 California Agriculture in the Classroom Conference, September 24-25, 2021 REGISTER NOW Program at...
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LearnAboutAg Classroom Conference 2021

State Allocates $15 Million for Pollinators

Villapudua Leads Critical Investment Opportunity for Agriculture Community California Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) celebrated the Assembly’s approval of $15 million...
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State Allocates $15 Million for Pollinators

Coating Crops For Protection

Crop Enhancement Developing Crop Camouflage   By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information Network    With increased consumer and regulatory...
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Coating Crops For Protection

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State Allocates $15 Million for Pollinators
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State Allocates $15 Million for Pollinators

Villapudua Leads Critical Investment Opportunity for Agriculture Community California Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton) celebrated the Assembly’s approval of $15 million...
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Coating Crops For Protection
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Coating Crops For Protection

Crop Enhancement Developing Crop Camouflage   By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information Network    With increased consumer and regulatory...
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Elaine Trevino is Tapped as U.S. Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the United States
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Elaine Trevino is Tapped as U.S. Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the United States

Almond Alliance President Elaine Trevino Nominated as U.S. Chief Agricultural Negotiator  Almond Alliance of California President Elaine Trevino has been...
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Open Ag Burning To Phase Out
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Open Ag Burning To Phase Out

Open Ag Burning to Phase Out 2025   By Mike Stephens with the Ag Information Network   New requirements have...
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South of Delta Water Deliveries Not Hopeful
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South of Delta Water Deliveries Not Hopeful

  More Conveyance Needed for Ag Water   By Patrick Cavanaugh with the Ag Information Network   What's the future...
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Trade Offs for Sustainability
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Trade Offs for Sustainability

Sustainability is All About Trade Offs By Tim Hammerich, with the Ag Information Network There is often misunderstanding and disagreement...
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Ag-Tech Needs to Collaborate
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Ag-Tech Needs to Collaborate

Agtech Companies Need to Integrate and Collaborate By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information Network  As technology for the farm...
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Meat Costs Increase
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Meat Costs Increase

USDA Forecast: Higher Prices For All Meat Categories   By David Sparks with the Ag Information Network   USDA is...
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Field Bindweed And Tomatoes
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Field Bindweed And Tomatoes

Field Bindweed Yield Impacts on Processing Tomatoes May be Less Than Expected By Scott Stoddard,  County Director and UCANR Farm...
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