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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

CAL-OSHA Dairy Compliance Assistance Visits During Holiday Weekend

July 7, 2020

Over the holiday weekend, staff at Western United Dairies had been alerted by our members and CMAB

Farmers Need to Serve on Water District Boards

July 7, 2020

  It's a Good Idea That Farmers Serve on Boards of Water Districts By Patrick Cavanaugh, with

Water in Friant-Kern Canal

McCarthy Applauds Final Feasibility Report on Repairs to the Friant-Kern Canal

July 6, 2020

On Monday, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation sent Congress the final Feasibility Report under

dairy cows

CDFA Seeks Proposals for Alternatives in Manure Management

July 6, 2020

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Office of Environmental Farming and

bee protection

Almond Board Launches Bee+ Scholarship to Promote Bee Friendly Farming

July 6, 2020

The Almond Board of California (ABC) and Pollinator Partnership are proud to announce the

Karen Ross, CDFA Secretary

Farmer Equity Act – Part 2

July 6, 2020

  Farmer Equity Act Build's Diversity   By Tim Hammerich, with the AgInformation

Farmers Doing What They Can—No COVID-19 Penalty Needed

July 3, 2020

Farmers Pushing Back on Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Penalty   By Patrick Cavanaugh with AgInformation

Farm Equity Act – Part 1

July 3, 2020

All California Farmers Must Have Access  to the Same Resources By Tim Hammerich, with the Ag

Editorial on Delta Tunnel Project

June 30, 2020

A Social Justice Perspective on the Delta Tunnel Project By Gary Kremen As California confronts

bee protection

Bee Friendly Farming Promoted By Almond Board

June 29, 2020

Almond Board Launches Bee+ Scholarship to Promote Bee Friendly Farming     The Almond Board of

Should Farmers Meter Their Wells Now for SGMA?

June 29, 2020

Prepping for SGMA Regulations By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor With the Sustainable Groundwater

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Federal Dietary Committee Recommends 3 Daily Servings of Dairy

June 26, 2020

Dairy in Healthy Foods Category with Fruits, Veggies, Legumes, Whole Grains    The International

Almond Alliance– A Big Advocate

June 25, 2020

The Almond Alliance is Major Advocate For the Entire Almond Industry   By Patrick Cavanaugh,

AgvisorPro Here to Connect with Farmers

June 24, 2020

  AGvisorPRO Hopes to Connect Farmers with Experts By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information

Remote Food Safety Audits Available

June 23, 2020

  LGMA Partners with Western Growers to Offer Remote Food Safety Audits During Pandemic Mandatory

No-Till Saves Water, Increases Yield

June 22, 2020

  No-Tillage Sorghum Yields Exceed Standard Tillage in a Four-Year Rotation Since the advent

Soletrac Electric Tractors Available

June 17, 2020

  Solectrac Electric Tractors Are Here By Tim Hammerich with the Ag Information Network of the

Mia Airsman New CA FFA Secretary

June 16, 2020

Airsman Found a Passion for Agriculture in the FFA   By Tim Hammerich, with the Ag