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Henderson Confirmed as DPR Director

California’s new Department of Pesticide Regulation leader will focus on transitioning to safer, more sustainable ways to manage pests The...
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Henderson Confirmed as DPR Director

FDA 2020 Residue Monitoring Report Results

Consumers Can Choose Organic and Conventional Produce With Confidence The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its Pesticide...
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FDA 2020 Residue Monitoring Report Results

Ag Organizations Praise Newsom’s Water Supply Strategy

Western Growers Praises Gov. Newsom's Bold Water Supply Strategy for California In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom's Water Supply Strategy...
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Ag Organizations Praise Newsom’s Water Supply Strategy

New Directors of Almond Board of California Begin Their Terms

By Almond Board of California The new Board of Directors of the Almond Board of California took their seats on...
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New Directors of Almond Board of California Begin Their Terms

UC Davis Community Ecologist Louie Yang Shares Expertise at National Monarch Summit

By Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis UC Davis community ecologist  Louie Yang, professor of entomology, UC Davis Department of Entomology...
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UC Davis Community Ecologist Louie Yang Shares Expertise at National Monarch Summit

Confirmation of New Citrus Virus in California

By Citrus Insider The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed positive identifications of...
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Confirmation of New Citrus Virus in California

New Orchard Advisor Brings Research Background

By Tim Hearden, Western Farm Press The central San Joaquin Valley has a new University of California Cooperative Extension orchard...
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New Orchard Advisor Brings Research Background

HMC Farms Announces Autonomous Drone Harvest Pilot Program

By HMC Farms HMC Farms has partnered with Tevel Aerobotics Technologies to pilot their drone harvesting system utilizing Flying Autonomous...
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HMC Farms Announces Autonomous Drone Harvest Pilot Program

State Water Board delivers $3.3 billion to California communities to boost drought resilience and increase water supplies

By State Water Resources Control Board Seizing a generational opportunity to leverage unprecedented state funding to combat drought and climate...
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State Water Board delivers $3.3 billion to California communities to boost drought resilience and increase water supplies

Munk, ‘pivotal’ in cotton success, retires after 36 years in Fresno County

By Pam Kan-Rice, UCANR Daniel Munk, UC Cooperative Extension farm advisor, retired from a 36-year career with UC Agriculture and...
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Munk, ‘pivotal’ in cotton success, retires after 36 years in Fresno County

Robert Verloop Named Executive Director and CEO for the California Walnut Board and California Walnut Commission

By The California Walnut Board The California Walnut Board (CWB) and the California Walnut Commission (CWC) announced that Robert Verloop...
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Robert Verloop Named Executive Director and CEO for the California Walnut Board and California Walnut Commission

Congressman Valadao: Fewer Truckers on the Road will Worsen Supply Chain, Raise Costs

Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined Congresswoman Michelle Steel (CA-48) and members of the California Republican congressional delegation in...
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Congressman Valadao: Fewer Truckers on the Road will Worsen Supply Chain, Raise Costs

UC ANR Adds More Farm, Fire and Forestry Expertise to More Communities

By Pam Kan-Rice, UCANR With increased funding from Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state Legislature, University of California Agriculture and...
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UC ANR Adds More Farm, Fire and Forestry Expertise to More Communities

UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal Inducted as Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

By Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology UC Davis distinguished professor Walter Soares Leal of the...
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UC Davis Distinguished Professor Walter Leal Inducted as Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

NASS Forecasts Smaller Almond Crop for 2022

Objective Forecast predicts harvest 2022 will be down 11 percent from last year. By The Almond Board of California The...
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NASS Forecasts Smaller Almond Crop for 2022

Organic Farmers to get Technical Assistance From CDFA and UC ANR

By Pam Kan-Rice, UCANR The California Department of Food and Agriculture is awarding $1.85 million to the University of California...
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Organic Farmers to get Technical Assistance From CDFA and UC ANR

DPR Announces Second Year of Enhanced Funding for Grant Opportunities to Accelerate Transition to Safer, More Sustainable Pest Management Practices

By Department of Pesticide Regulation The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) announced $4.65 million in upcoming grant opportunities to...
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DPR Announces Second Year of Enhanced Funding for Grant Opportunities to Accelerate Transition to Safer, More Sustainable Pest Management Practices

American Farm Bureau Drought Survey

By American Farm Bureau Federation With the West and a growing number of Midwest states continuing to experience severe drought...
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American Farm Bureau Drought Survey

New Research: Consumers Have Confidence in Farmers to Protect Produce Safety

By Alliance for Food and Farming Consumers continue to trust farmers when it comes to protecting the safety of their...
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New Research: Consumers Have Confidence in Farmers to Protect Produce Safety

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

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New Research: Consumers Have Confidence in Farmers to Protect Produce Safety
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New Research: Consumers Have Confidence in Farmers to Protect Produce Safety

By Alliance for Food and Farming Consumers continue to trust farmers when it comes to protecting the safety of their...
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New Consumer Research Shows Progress in Produce Safety Outreach Efforts
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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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Almond Alliance Supports Growers Whipsawed by Supply Chains, Water
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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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California Grower Tells Congress Frozen Food is Important to Increasing Produce Consumption
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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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Advances in Pistachio Water Management Workshop July 7
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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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California Pollinator Coalition Reports Increasing Cooperation Among Ag, Conservation Groups
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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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The Ocean Shipping Act Reform Act Signing Is A Big Win For American Workers, Farms, and Supply Chain
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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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Famed UC Davis Apiculturist Eric Mussen Passes
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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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Heat Illness Prevention–Keep an Eye on Each Other
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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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