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From Washington DC

July 9, 2013

Wow! Broccoli Is a Favorite Food in the White House Good News for California Broccoli

From Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County

July 9, 2013

Keeping Drip Lines Open for the SeasonDave Peck is with Manzanita Berry Farms in Santa Maria.  He

From Tulare County

July 8, 2013

High Temps Slowing Tree Fruit SeasonHigh temperatures continue to take a toll on

From Sacramento

July 6, 2013

Message from Paul Wenger, CFBF President  Now that the U.S. Senate has passed

From Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties

July 5, 2013

Whiteflies Impact Strawberries  According to Surendra Dara, Strawberry and Vegetable

Blue Prune Drop and Leaf Scorch

Blue Prune Drop

July 4, 2013

Blue Prune Drop and Leaf Scorch in Glenn and Tehama Counties According to Bill

From Modesto

July 3, 2013

Almond Quality and Food Safety Discussed On Tuesday, nearly 150 almond industry members

From Modesto

July 1, 2013

2013 CALIFORNIA ALMOND FORECAST DOWN California's 2013 almond production is forecast at 1.85

Riverside Tree Has Special Significance

June 10, 2013

Saving the Original Mother Navel Orange Tree More than two years into a quarantine on

Protecting Salinas Valley Water

June 10, 2013

Monterey County Growers Fighting Cal-Am Water On PumpingBy Patrick Cavanaugh,

Monterey County Ag is Big

June 5, 2013

Monterey CountyPosts Record 2012 Crop Value According to Eric Lauritzen, Monterey Ag

From Tulare County

June 1, 2013

Tulare County Small Farms Advisor, Manuel Jimenez, Retires Manuel Jimenez went from

From Salinas Valley

May 7, 2013

Broccoli is Big on N UptakeBy Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor Utilizing funding from the

Bureau of Reclamation Announce Allocation

March 1, 2013

This is a Press Release from Westlands Water District FRESNO, CA Feb. 26, 2013 - Today the

Feds Kill More Smelt than Ag

March 1, 2013

There is great irony in blaming farmers for taking 230 smelt at C.W. Bill Jones Pumping Plant in

Allocation May Be Above 20 Percent

February 22, 2013

Because the Tracy pumps have been significantly been turned down throughout December and most

Lawmakers Considering Nitrogen Tax on Farmers

February 22, 2013

Saying farmers should pay an added fee for all Nitrogen Fertilizer products to help fund

Will Bees Be Short this Spring for Almonds?

February 16, 2013

Honey Bees had a tough summer 2012 with droughts in the Mid-West. Colonies have also been hammered

Unbelievable Lack of Rain

February 10, 2012

2012 is shaping up to be yet another critical water year. Thankfully the excessive rain and snow in

Growers Should Start the Revolution!

May 3, 2011

 Photo at left is the San Luis Reservoir-filled to capacity, April 6, 2011 With all California