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Cover Crops Have Big Benfits

May 28, 2020

Data Being Gathered to Measure Benefits of Cover Crops By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information

California’s Organic Agriculture Institute Names New Director

May 27, 2020

Houston Wilson Named Presidential Director for the Clif Bar Endowed Organic Agriculture


Food Safety on Strawberries

May 26, 2020

Enhanced Safety Practices on California Strawberry Farms By Tim Hammerich, with the AgInformation

COVID Virus Shut Down Food Service Supply Chain

May 25, 2020

Some Crops for Supply Chain Could Not Find Home By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information Network

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Preventing Future Outbreaks in Leafy Greens

May 22, 2020

FDA Report Provides Clues to Prevent Future Outbreaks Yesterday the FDA issued a report on its

Pollination Issues on 2020 Pistachio Crop?

May 20, 2020

Possible Pollination Issues That May Affect the 2020 Pistachio Crop   By Patrick Cavanaugh

Survey To Help Determine COVID-19 Farm Stress in Imperial County

May 15, 2020

Survey To Assess COVID-19 Stress on Farms and Ranchers In Imperial County Given the unprecedented

SGMA is Risky Business

May 15, 2020

  Farming Life Will Be Difficult With SGMA From Families Protecting the

California Agriculture Reeling From Pandemic

May 14, 2020

Pandemic Continues to Affect California Agriculture By Tim Hammerich with The AgInformation

Dairy Farmers Need More Help

May 13, 2020

Resources from SBA Not enough to Meet Dairy Demand By Rich Worthington, with the AgInformation

E. Coli dirty dozen

Important Leafy Greens Webinar Scheduled for May 14

May 12, 2020

Process Underway to Further Strengthen Food Safety Requirements for Leafy


USDA To Buy Surplus Food

May 11, 2020

COVID-19 Surplus Food To Be Purchased By USDA   By David Sparks with AgInfoNetork of the

California Cattle Leaders Stay Strong During Pandemic

May 8, 2020

Cattle Leaders Launch Resilience 2020 Campaign By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information

California Pear Growers Committed to Growing Flavorful Pears that Ripen Naturally

May 7, 2020

California Pear Growers Say No to Anti-Ripening Treatments California pear farmers have united

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Ag Industry Asked for Fairness In Guest Worker Wage Reforms

May 5, 2020

  Farmer Co-ops Press Fairness for All Producers in Guest Worker Wage

Practical Hands-On Farm Ed Experience

May 4, 2020

Farm Ed for the Future  Part 1 By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information Network As millions of

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Big Funding for Specialty Crop Multi-State Programs

May 1, 2020

  California Awarded More Than $3.8 Million to Support The Specialty Crop Industry Through

Minimizing Food Waste During These Difficult Times

April 30, 2020

  Food Waste Becoming a Bigger Problem By Tim Hammerich, with  We typically

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Lawsuit filed Against California To Protect Central Valley Project

April 29, 2020

Joint SLDMWA, FWA & TCCA Statement on a Lawsuit to protect California's Central Valley

Almond Board Election Underway

April 29, 2020

Voting Starts Today for Many Positions on Almond Board  Voting will begin April 29 to