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HMC Farms Vaccinates Farm Employees

March 4, 2021

HMC Farms Delivers COVID-19 Vaccinations to Agriculture Workers   HMC Farms, based in

labor seminar

Farm Workforce Modernization Act Reintroduced

March 4, 2021

California Fresh Fruit Association Supports H.R. 1537   The California Fresh Fruit

New H-2A Wage Rates In Effect

March 2, 2021

Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWR) for 2021 In Effect Immediately By Western Growers Staff On Feb.

almond nut harvest safety

Less Almond Harvest Dust

March 1, 2021

Semi Off-Ground Almond Harvesting Leads to Less Harvest Dust By Tim Hammerich with the Ag

food safety

CALOSHA Unfairly Insists that Ag Increase Prevention of COVID Spread

February 26, 2021

Agriculture and Business Coalition Disappointed in Cal/OSHA Emergency Standards

Yes, Ants Are Amazing!

February 23, 2021

Why Ants Are Amazing: UC Davis Programs “Ants are amazing because they're way more diverse than

Initial Water Allocation at 5 percent!

February 23, 2021

Westlands Water District Responds to Reclamation’s Five Percent Allocation for

Off Ground Almond Harvesting Studied

February 22, 2021

Reducing Dust in Almond Harvesting is Big Goal of the Industry By Patrick Cavanaugh with the Ag

Congressman Valadao Urges SJV Vaccination Sites

February 18, 2021

Congressman David G. Valadao Pens Letter to Governor Newsom and FEMA Urging the Establishment

Vaccinations Begin For Cantaloupe Farmers and Employees

February 17, 2021

California Cantaloupe Farmers Begin Vaccinations for Essential Workforce   Fresno, CA --

Resources For Farm Mental Health

February 16, 2021

  Mental Health Resources for Farmers and Their Employees By Tim Hammerich, with the Ag

Kasumin Is Approved For Almonds

February 16, 2021

EPA Approves Section 18 Emergency Registration Request for Kasugamycin on Almonds The

Grape Consumption May Protect Against UV Damage to Skin

February 10, 2021

Study: Grapes Increase Resistance to Sunburn and Reduced Markers of UV damage   A recent

Critical Water Legislation Introduced by Valadao

February 5, 2021

Congressman David G. Valadao Introduces Critical California Water


Building Bee Habitats

February 3, 2021

Benefits of Bee Habitat Go Beyond Pollination By Tim Hammerich, with the Ag Information

BioConsortia Expands Davis Labs

February 2, 2021

BioConsortia Moves to New, Larger Laboratories and Expands R&D Team   BioConsortia, a 

Coalition Sends Pres. Biden Immigration Reform Letter

February 1, 2021

Immigration Reform  &  Almond Pollination By Tim Hammerich with the AgInformation

Farmworkers Need Vaccine Now!

January 29, 2021

Nisei Farmers League Implores Quick Action For Front Line Workers Manuel Cunha, Jr., President of

Pushing Back on UFW Access to Farms

January 28, 2021

Western Growers Files Amicus Brief in Union Access Case By Jason Resnick, Sr. VP, and General

Reducing Almond Harvest Dust

January 27, 2021

Reducing Dust During Almond Harvest--A Big Goal of the Industry By Patrick Cavanaugh, with the