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Red, White and California Blueberries

July 4, 2016

Celebrate Independence Day with Native Blueberries By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate Editor As we

CA Agriculture Leadership Transitions

July 1, 2016

CA Agricultural Leadership Transitions: Barry Bedwell to Head CALF, George Radanovich to Lead

Valley Fig Growers Have Rich History

June 29, 2016

Valley Fig Growers Foresees Bright Future By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director As the 2016

Temperance Flat Dam Brings Five Valley Counties Together

June 29, 2016

Key July 1 Signing Ceremony to Launch Temperance Flat Dam Process by Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

Timorex Gold, Broad-spectrum Biofungicide

June 28, 2016

Biofungicide Timorex Gold to Help Western Vegetable Growers Fight Disease Pressure By Patrick


Steve Koike on Resistant Cultivars

June 27, 2016

The Search for Resistant Cultivars By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate Editor In the second part

Emily Rooney, president of Agricultural Council of California

Call for Action to Oppose Overtime Bill AB 1066

June 27, 2016

Overtime Bill AB 1066 Needs Immediate Opposition By Laurie Greene, Editor California

Postharvest Short Course Focused on Taste and Quality

June 24, 2016

UC Davis Postharvest Course Covers Food Loss, Produce Handling By Lauren Dutra, Associate

Manuel Cunha, Jr.

Supreme Court Ruling on Immigration

June 23, 2016

Manuel Cunha Jr. Fires Off Letter RE:  Supreme Court Ruling on Immigration  The following is a

Brown Stink Bug

New IPM Work on Brown Stink Bug

June 23, 2016

New IPM Approach to Brown Stink Bug In Desert Cotton By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News

AgTech—The New Frontier for Farming

June 22, 2016

AgTech: Bringing Agriculture and Technology Together for Success by Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

Downey Mildew (Source: UCANR Cooperative Extension, Tehama County)

Downey Mildew Continues to Challenge Leafy Greens

June 22, 2016

Downey Mildew Continues to Threaten Lettuce and Spinach By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm Director One

Tomato Distributor Works With Large, Small Scale CA Farms

June 16, 2016

Morning Star Company Supplies Tomatoes to Large Distributors  By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

Ricchiuti on World Nut & Dried Fruit Conference

June 15, 2016

Ricchiuti is Positive on Almond Industry  By Patrick Cavanaugh, Farm News Director Pat

Butte County Rice Field, water, fish

Boost in Butte County Rice Production

June 7, 2016

Butte County Rice Growers and Communities Are Optimistic By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

Alfalfa on Edge of Field, Larry Hunn's farm

RAIN Damages Alfalfa; Benefits Wheat

June 6, 2016

Above-Average California Rain Affects Larry Hunn's Crops by Emily McKay Johnson, Associate


It’s Avocado Month!

June 2, 2016

Celebrate the Magic of California Avocados. By Emily McKay Johnson, Associate

Farmer Veterans Feed America

May 28, 2016

In Honor of Memorial Day 2016: Farmer Veteran Coalition Helps Veterans Feed America By Emily

Blueberry Farmers Face Pivotal Juncture

May 25, 2016

Blueberry Farmers Grapple with Harvest Complexities By Laurie Greene, Editor It is peak season

Talk, Merely Talk

May 2, 2016

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