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North San Joaquin Valley, California Issued ‘AA’ BDO Zone Rating for Tree Nut Biomass

Courtesy of the Almond Board of California BEAM Circular, the Almond Board of California, Stanislaus County and Ecostrat are pleased...
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North San Joaquin Valley, California Issued ‘AA’ BDO Zone Rating for Tree Nut Biomass

CDFA Accepting Applications For 2023-24 CA Farm To School Grant Program

Courtesy of the CDFA News The California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Farm to Fork (CDFA-F2F) is accepting...
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CDFA Accepting Applications For 2023-24 CA Farm To School Grant Program

What Are Atmospheric Rivers and How Can I Capitalize On All This Rainfall?

Courtesy of UCANR The 2024 rainy season in Southern California has intensified, with recent storms causing significant damage and life-threatening...
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What Are Atmospheric Rivers and How Can I Capitalize On All This Rainfall?

Almond Board of California Announces 2024 Elections

Courtesy of the Almond Board of California  Elections for the Almond Board of California (ABC) Board of Directors will launch...
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Almond Board of California Announces 2024 Elections

Almond Board Announces Exceptional 2024 Almond Leadership Class

Courtesy of the Almond Board of California  The outstanding 15th class of professionals begins a year-long immersion to become the...
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Almond Board Announces Exceptional 2024 Almond Leadership Class

CDFA Announces Grant Funding for Healthy Soils Program

Courtesy of the CDFA CDFA is pleased to announce the availability of approximately $12 million in grant funding for Healthy...
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CDFA Announces Grant Funding for Healthy Soils Program

Bird owners urged to take precautions for avian flu

Courtesy of the UCANR News The highly contagious avian flu is being spread primarily by migratory birds, putting backyard and...
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Bird owners urged to take precautions for avian flu

$5 Million Grant Awarded to Help Farmers Enhance Pollinator Habitat in Citrus Groves

Courtesy of California Farm Bureau The California Farm Bureau and its partners have received $5 million from the California Department...
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$5 Million Grant Awarded to Help Farmers  Enhance Pollinator Habitat in Citrus Groves

Almond Board CEO Clarice Turner Among Top 50 Diverse Candidates to Lead Boards

Courtesy of the Almond Board of California The Almond Board of California congratulates President and CEO Clarice Turner for being...
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Almond Board CEO Clarice Turner Among Top 50 Diverse Candidates to Lead Boards

Karl Stock as Regional Director of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Courtesy of the Friant Water Authority Friant Water Authority CEO Jason Phillips statement on the appointment of Karl Stock as...
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Karl Stock as Regional Director of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Clarice Turner: Almond Growers Dig In to Find What the Best Practices Are

There is a Halo that Surrounds Almonds By Patrick Cavanaugh, with the Ag Information Radio Network Clarice Turner, a ninth-generation...
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Clarice Turner: Almond Growers Dig In to Find What the Best Practices Are

American Pistachio Growers Awarded $5 Million Healthy Soils Grant

Courtesy of the American Pistachio Growers California Department of Food and Agriculture grant promotes carbon sequestration, environmentally-friendly soils management practices...
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American Pistachio Growers Awarded $5 Million Healthy Soils Grant

Clarice Turner Will Take the Reins of the Almond Board of California Soon

Turner Comes from A Ninth Generation California Farming Family By Patrick Cavanaugh with the Ag Information Radio Network Meet Clarice...
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Clarice Turner Will Take the Reins of the Almond Board of California Soon

UCCE Advisor Bruno Guides, Learns From Dairies Switching to Milking Robots

Courtesy of UC ANR News Automatic milking systems increasingly used in California amid labor challenges When third-generation dairy farmer Shonda...
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UCCE Advisor Bruno Guides, Learns From Dairies Switching to Milking Robots

Shannon Douglass Elected President of California Farm Bureau

Courtesy of Peter Hecht at California Farm Bureau Shannon Douglass, a diversified farmer in Glenn County, has been elected to...
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Shannon Douglass Elected President of California Farm Bureau

Kern County Agriculture Teacher Wins YF&R Discussion Meet

Courtesy of Peter Hecht A high school teacher from Kern County earned top honors in the California Young Farmers &...
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Kern County Agriculture Teacher Wins YF&R Discussion Meet

Two Crime-Fighting Canines Share Prize as California’s Top Farm Dog

Courtesy of Peter Hecht Waylon and Willie, two rescue dogs who helped protect a Tulare County farm from crime, have...
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Two Crime-Fighting Canines Share Prize as California’s Top Farm Dog

Horticulture Teacher Wins ‘Outstanding Educator Award’

Courtesy of Peter Hecht A Sacramento-area teacher who created a garden and horticulture program to introduce students to agriculture has...
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Horticulture Teacher Wins ‘Outstanding Educator Award’

Farm Bureau President Urges Support to Sustain Farming

Courtesy of Peter Hecht The leader of California’s largest agricultural organization today called on lawmakers to work to sustain agriculture...
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Farm Bureau President Urges Support to Sustain Farming

Park Farming Organics Receives California Leopold Conservation Award

Courtesy of Sand County Foundation Park Farming Organics of Meridian is the 2023 California Leopold Conservation Award® recipient.   The...
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Park Farming Organics Receives California Leopold Conservation Award

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Farm Bureau President Urges Support to Sustain Farming
California Agriculture News California Farm Bureau Federation

Farm Bureau President Urges Support to Sustain Farming

Courtesy of Peter Hecht The leader of California’s largest agricultural organization today called on lawmakers to work to sustain agriculture...
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Park Farming Organics Receives California Leopold Conservation Award
California Agriculture News

Park Farming Organics Receives California Leopold Conservation Award

Courtesy of Sand County Foundation Park Farming Organics of Meridian is the 2023 California Leopold Conservation Award® recipient.   The...
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CDPR Proposes Statewide Advance Pesticide Application Notification System
WAPA

CDPR Proposes Statewide Advance Pesticide Application Notification System

Courtesy of the Western Agricultural Processors Association The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) has noticed a proposed regulation for...
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Westlands Water District Achieves Ambitious  Groundwater Recharge Goal
Westlands Water District

Westlands Water District Achieves Ambitious Groundwater Recharge Goal

Courtesy of the Westlands Water District Westlands Water District (District) has met its ambitious goal of recharging 200,000 acre feet...
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California Almond Acreage Drops Again in 2023
Almond Board

California Almond Acreage Drops Again in 2023

Courtesy of the Almond Board of California First time since at least 1995 that total almond acreage dropped two consecutive...
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CDFA ANNOUNCES NEARLY $35 MILLION TO SUPPORT GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTIONS FROM DAIRY AND LIVESTOCK
California Department of Food and Agriculture

CDFA ANNOUNCES NEARLY $35 MILLION TO SUPPORT GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTIONS FROM DAIRY AND LIVESTOCK

Courtesy of the CDFA The Department of Food and Agriculture’s Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation and the California Dairy...
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California Table Grape Industry Applauds Pause to Chilean Systems Approach,  Encourages Permanent Abandonment of Risky Scheme
California Table Grape Commission

California Table Grape Industry Applauds Pause to Chilean Systems Approach, Encourages Permanent Abandonment of Risky Scheme

Courtesy of the California Table Grape Commission Applauding the recent decision by USDA to pause regulatory work on the table...
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New Global Marketing Director for American Pistachio Growers
American Pistachios

New Global Marketing Director for American Pistachio Growers

Scott Fryer, with more than a decade of experience in the food marketing sector, has joined American Pistachio Growers as...
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Public workshop to explain staff report on Tulare Lake Subbasin ahead of SGMA probationary hearing
Water

Public workshop to explain staff report on Tulare Lake Subbasin ahead of SGMA probationary hearing

Courtesy of California Water Boards Historic process underway to protect vital groundwater resources The State Water Resources Control Board today...
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