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California Farmers Deliver During Crisis

April 6, 2020

Farmers and their Employees Do Social Distancing But Still Deliver Food For the Masses During

AgTech Insight supply chains

Is AgTech Making it to the Farm?

April 3, 2020

Yes, AgTech Investment is Used by Many Farmers By Tim Hammerich, According to

Keeping Spotted Lanternfly Out of State

April 2, 2020

Spotted Lanternfly is An Invasive Pest By Tim Hammerich with The spotted lanternfly is

NOW Monitoring, navel orangeworm

Sanitation for Navel Orangeworm Critical

March 31, 2020

Mandatory Sanitation and Almonds and Pistachios to Fight Navel Orangeworm? By Patrick Cavanaugh

Corona Virus and the Farm Economy (Part 2)

March 27, 2020

With Corona Virus, Farms Stay Strong As People Must Eat By Tim Hammerich with How

Fruits and Vegetables

Dirty Dozen List Hurts Consumption of Healthy Food

March 25, 2020

"Dirty Dozen" Promotes Fear, Discourages Consumption Peer reviewed research and a recent survey

Corona Virus and the Farm Economy (Part 1)

March 25, 2020

Wine Purchasing Habits Might Change Because of Corona Virus By Tim Hammerich with How

almond crop

Almond Buyers Are Curious About The Farm

March 23, 2020

Buyers of Almonds Are Asking More Questions About Farm Practices By Patrick Cavanaugh,

Ag Is Critical Infrastructure—Essential!

March 20, 2020

Ag Critical Statement from California Farm Bureau President Jamie Johansson:   With

“Dirty Dozen” List is UnTrue and Fear Mongering

March 20, 2020

How Registered Dietitions Can Stop Food Fears Before They Begin Due to the "Dirty Dozen" List By

Safe Food Alliance on COVID-19

March 19, 2020

How Safe Food Alliance is Addressing COVID -19 SFC 2020 Has Been Canceled As Safe Food Alliance

More Surface Water For Farmers

March 17, 2020

The Need for More Water South of the Delta By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor With the initial

Plant-Based–A New Consumer Buzzword

March 12, 2020

Animal Ag Wants to Share the Plant-Based Plate By David Sparks, with

water storage

Harder’s SAVE Water Resources Act Takes Final Step Towards House Passage

March 11, 2020

 Harder Bill Will Make Massive Investments in Local Storage Projects, Water Infrastructure,

Barn Owls Consume Loads of Vertebrate Pests

March 11, 2020

Barn Owls for Integrated Pest Management By Tim Hammerich with Farmers have always

Reaching Listeners on and Off the Farm

March 10, 2020

The Modern Acre Podcast   By Tim Hammerich with Tyler and Tim Nuss are 5th

Decision Making Barriers Need to be Overcome

March 9, 2020

Barriers in Making Decisions in Tree Nut Orchards By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor There's a lot

New Ag Labor Bill Introduced

March 6, 2020

Rep. Ted Yoho Introduces Bipartisan Ag Labor Bill to Solve America’s Ag Labor Shortage  This


Almond Pollination is Going Strong Throughout California

March 4, 2020

Keeping Bees Safe and Healthy During Almond Pollination By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor It's always

Pistachio Extracts Found to Have Anti-Viral, and Anti-Biotic Power

March 2, 2020

Antimicrobial Effects of U.S. Pistachio Extracts Shown to Prevent Growth of Bacteria and