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Vine Mealybug

August 5, 2020

Grape Pest Transmits Grapevine Leaf-roll Virus By Tim Hammerich with the AgInformation

Legislation Provides Tax Credit for Farms With Uncollected Sales

August 5, 2020

  Tax Credit Could be part of of federal stimulus addresses biggest pain point for

river in the mountains


August 4, 2020

Protecting California rangeland provides $1 billion in ecosystem services annually, according to

Harder Introduces Protecting Fairs During Coronavirus Act

August 3, 2020

Fair Cancellations Could Result in Permanent Closures, Sale of Fairgrounds    In response to

Is it Salt Damage or Almond Leaf Scorch

August 3, 2020

Salt Damage and Almond Leaf Scorch Look Similar By Patrick Cavanaugh Franz Niederholzer is a


UCCE advisor’s Breadth of Experience and Education Support Ranchers’ Economic Viability

July 30, 2020

By Jeannette Warnert, UCANR Communications Specialist Livestock and natural

Dairy Civil War

A Decisive Victory for Small Dairy Farms in California

July 29, 2020

“This ruling ends a cynical back door attempt to


Farmworker Pandemic Safety Campaign Launched

July 29, 2020

  Foundation Encourages Farmworkers to Keep Themselves and Their Families Safe During the

Dried Plums Prunes

Prune Growers Have Tough Season Economically

July 28, 2020

California Prune Growers Suffer Economically California prune growers forced economically to make

Research on Citrus Greening Disease Control

July 24, 2020

Progress is Being Made on Controlling Citrus Greening By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information

UC Davis Doctoral Student Alexandria Igwe Lands Postdoctoral Fellowship

July 23, 2020

  Alexadria Igwe Will Work on Soil Microbial Communities UC Davis doctoral student

USDA, USTR Name New Agricultural Trade Advisors

July 17, 2020

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer

Heat Illness Prevention During These Hot Summer Days

July 17, 2020

By Markie Hageman Co-Editor It's extremely important for farm employees to know how to prevent

“Dirty Dozen” List Coverage Drops to All-Time Low

July 15, 2020

From: The authors of the so-called “Dirty Dozen” list made a

Additional Commodities Eligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

July 14, 2020

Good For California Producers of Many Specialty Crops! On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of

Center For Land-Based Learning Receives $15,000 From CLA Foundation

July 14, 2020

Donation to support general operations for the Center for Land-Based Learning The Center for

dairy cows

Genomic Testing for Healthier Dairy Herds

July 10, 2020

By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information Network Dairy health is of the utmost importance


Promising Research on the Battle Against Huanglongbing in Citrus

July 10, 2020

From Marcy Martin, President of Citrus Board We would like to share with you the status of

Virulent Newcastle Disease Eradication

July 9, 2020

By Tim Hammerich, with the Ag Information Network of The West Some good news on the topic

Should Farmers Meter Their Pumps Now– in Terms of SGMA?

July 7, 2020

By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor With the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) closing in