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Thanks California Farmers!

A New WOTUS Rule?

US EPA and Army Propose New WOTUS Rule Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of the...
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A New WOTUS Rule?

2019 Biological Opinion Lawsuit Grows

Ag Groups Weigh in on 2019 Biological Opinion Lawsuit American Pistachio Growers, along with agricultural organizations, signed a letter to the Honorable...
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2019 Biological Opinion Lawsuit Grows

UC Davis Student Danielle Rutkowski Wins Top Honors At ESA Meeting

Danielle Rutkowski, UC Davis doctoral student, is framed by the award she won at the Entomological Society of America meeting....
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UC Davis Student Danielle Rutkowski Wins Top Honors At ESA Meeting

UC Educates Public on Cattle Production Cycles

New UC ANR Publication Educates Public on Cycles of Cattle Production, Grazing and Economics By Mike Hsu, UCANR Senior Public...
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UC Educates Public on Cattle Production Cycles

Pistachios Crop Is Big for and Off Year

Pistachios are alternate bearing, meaning one year a heavy crop, the next year a lighter crop. But this year, an...
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Pistachios Crop Is Big for and Off Year

Ag Equipment Upgrades Funded $215 Million

Legislature Approves $215 million in Agricultural Equipment Upgrades   With only a few days left in the 2021 legislative session,...
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Ag Equipment Upgrades Funded $215 Million

Albert Keck is New Western Growers Chairman

From Western Growers Albert Keck is Elected New Western Growers Chairman of the Board Albert P. Keck II, President of...
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Albert Keck is New Western Growers Chairman

California Dairies Get Big Award!

California Receives $1.8 Million Dairy Business Innovation Initiative Award from U.S. Department of Agriculture for “Pacific Coast Coalition”  The California...
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California Dairies Get Big Award!

PMA and United Fresh Join Forces for International Assoc.

  PMA and  United Launch International Fresh Produce Association   PMA and United Fresh leaders provided a series of updates...
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PMA and United Fresh Join Forces for International Assoc.

Farm Credit: Water for Food is Critical

Cultivate California Educates Residents About Farms’ Need For Water Exceptional drought conditions mean Farm Credit’s support is crucial, as reminding...
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Farm Credit: Water for Food is Critical

Mario Santoyo: We Need Strong Water Leaders

A Conversation with Mario Santoyo Mario Santoyo is the executive director of the Latino Water Coalition. He is also a...
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Mario Santoyo: We Need Strong Water Leaders

Supply Chain Help Needed Now!

Congressman David G. Valadao Calls on Secretary Buttigieg to Help Alleviate Supply Chain Congestion   Congressman David G. Valadao and...
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Supply Chain Help Needed Now!

Wheat Growers Get Help with Fertilizer

New ‘Big Data’ Tools Help California Wheat Farmers Reduce Fertilizer Guesswork Growers in California grapple with plenty of climate uncertainty...
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Wheat Growers Get Help with Fertilizer

CFLCA Annual Meeting Nov. 17 and 18

California Farm Labor Contractor Association’s 11th Annual Ag Labor Forum (Virtual) Coming on November 17 & 18   The California...
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CFLCA Annual Meeting Nov. 17 and 18

Specialty Crops Funding Gets $54.5 Million

California Agriculture Leads the Nation in Funding for Specialty Crops   The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced funding for...
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Specialty Crops Funding Gets $54.5 Million

AB 1346 Seen As Stepping Stone

  Small Engine Ban Puts Cart Before the Horse   By Mike Stephens with the Ag Information Network   California...
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AB 1346 Seen As Stepping Stone

Bohart Museum of Entomology Celebrates 75 years!

Photo: Lynn Kimsey, director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and a UC Davis distinguished professor of entomology at UC...
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Bohart Museum of Entomology  Celebrates 75 years!

John Pehrson Honored As Citrus Expert

Photo shows John Pehrson's grandchildren who joined him to celebrate the naming of building to honor his contributions to the...
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John Pehrson Honored As Citrus Expert

Almond Pollination Increases with Seeds For Bees Program

Seeds For Bees Program Creates Healthier Colonies By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Project Apis M is a non-profit with the mission...
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Almond Pollination Increases with Seeds For Bees Program

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John Pehrson Honored As Citrus Expert
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John Pehrson Honored As Citrus Expert

Photo shows John Pehrson's grandchildren who joined him to celebrate the naming of building to honor his contributions to the...
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Almond Pollination Increases with Seeds For Bees Program
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Almond Pollination Increases with Seeds For Bees Program

Seeds For Bees Program Creates Healthier Colonies By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Project Apis M is a non-profit with the mission...
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Congressman Valadao and Others: Turn Pumps on, Capture Storm Water
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Congressman Valadao and Others: Turn Pumps on, Capture Storm Water

Congressman David G. Valadao Leads Letter to President Biden and Governor Newsom Requesting Fed and State Emergency Declarations for Recent...
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Organic Farming and Tillage
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Organic Farming and Tillage

Is Tillage a Problem for Organic Agriculture? By Tim Hammerich, with the Ag Information Network   Certified organic farmers often...
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SGMA Implementation Grants Released by State
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SGMA Implementation Grants Released by State

State Releases Draft Guidelines for SGMA Implementation Grants The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has released the draft guidelines and Proposal Solicitation...
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Steve Wilbur Steps Up To Chair World Ag Expo
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Steve Wilbur Steps Up To Chair World Ag Expo

Steve Wilbur introduced as 2022 World Ag Expo® Chairman After a 16-month wait, the 2022 World Ag Expo® season was...
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Fresno Chamber of Commerce Announces Ag Awards
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Fresno Chamber of Commerce Announces Ag Awards

Fresno Chamber is Proud to Announce the 2021 Ag Award Winners This year’s expanded award platform will feature four honorees...
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Walnut  Freeze Update
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Walnut Freeze Update

Growers Urged to Keep Soil Moist to Lessen Freeze Damage By Rachel Elkins, Pomology Farm Advisor in Lake and Mendocino...
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Reinventing the Drone
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Reinventing the Drone

Drones for Spraying Are Evolving By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information Network When Precision AI set out to start...
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