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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

Central Valley Project (CVP) Water

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

Corona Virus Disaster Help is On The Way For Farmers

April 24, 2020

Congressman Harder Successfully Includes Farmers in Corona Virus Disaster Emergency Grants

The Reason Farmers Are Destroying Crops Etc. During COVID Crisis

April 24, 2020

Why Are Farmers Destroying Crops While Store Shelves Are Empty?   By Pam Kan-Rice UCANR

Tough Market for California Lemons

April 23, 2020

  Lemons are Ready, but Markets are Not By Tim Hammerich, with AgInfo.Net Recent weeks have

E. Coli dirty dozen

Karen Ross on 2020 Earth Day

April 22, 2020

  Every Day is Earth Day in Agriculture By Karen Ross, CDFA Secretary As we take this


USDA to Help Dairy Producers with Big Purchase

April 21, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis Families First Coronavirus Response Act To $3 Billion in Commodities, Including

Dire Situation for Dairy Producers Pt 1

April 21, 2020

COVID-19 Farm Crisis With Restaurants and Other Food Service Providers Shutdown, Dairy Producers

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Water and Ag Organization Urge Congress To Help Western Water

April 21, 2020

From California Farm Bureau 150 Water and Agricultural Organizations Urge Congress and the White


How COVID-19 Has Affected Farms

April 20, 2020

California Agriculture Adapts To COVID-19 Source: California Farm Bureau By Tim Hammerich, with

Urban Ag, Farmers Markets Must Follow CDC Guidelines

April 16, 2020

Urban Ag and Farmers Markets Supplies Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Part of a Healthy Diet By Pam


LGMA Food Safety Webinar Scheduled April 17

April 13, 2020

LGMA to Hold Webinar for Produce Buyers on Food Safety Practices and

Action Needed To Keep Healthy Produce Moving

April 8, 2020

Members of Congress, Produce Industry Urge Immediate Financial Relief for Produce Supply Chain

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Governor Newsom Gets Letter from Congress

April 8, 2020

Statement on Congressional Letter to Governor Newsom on Incidental Take

Be Aware of Yield Robbing Ants in Almond Orchards

April 7, 2020

Late April and May Are a Crucial Time to Survey Orchard for Ants By Patrick Cavanaugh, with


California Farmers Deliver During Crisis

April 6, 2020

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

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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