Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Sunkist packing house, about 1900

The Second California Gold Rush: Oranges in Kern County

By Mike McCoyExecutive Director, Kern County Museum Mike McCoy Digging through the...
Panoramic view of dry, drought-stricken farmland. (Photo by f.ield of vision / Shutterstock.com)

Commentary: It’s Time to Start a Different Conversation About Water

By Chris ScheuringSenior Council for the California Farm Bureau Federation Reprinted with permission from the California...
CBD Cannabis Hemp Field in Oregon USA

Economic Slowdown, COVID-19 Threatens to Halt Hemp Market in 2020

Geoffrey Taylor, MA Like most American companies, the economic setbacks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic are...
farmers market

With Food Service Down, Farms Look for New Markets

By Ching LeeAssistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation
bat eating grasshopper

Don’t Blame the Bats!

Marcia WolfeContributor, Valley Ag Voice Marcia Wolfe You know how I keep...
dairy farmer and cows

California Farms and Ranches Work to Keep Food Plentiful and Safe

Press Release Provided by the California Farm Bureau Federation People can be assured farmers and ranchers are...

2019 California Vegetable Value of Utilized Production Increases Despite Decline in Acres

Press release provided by the United States Department of Agriculture USDA NASS released the annual vegetables...
Port inspection

Bill Would Boost Inspections at U.S. Seaports, Airports

By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor Ag Alert Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation

State, Local Hemp Regulations Make Drastic Shift in 2020

By Geoffrey Taylor Regulations are rarely a welcome addition to any agricultural operation, and hemp is...
California aqueduct

Nuts Getting a Bad Rap for Sinking the California Aqueduct

by Lois Henry, SJVWater.com Reprinted with Permission from SJVwater.org  State water officials are...

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