Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Ag Groups Take on CA Climate Regulations

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Agriculture and business groups are suing California over two climate disclosure laws signed by Gov....

OPINIONS: Cash Cow

By Austin Snedden, Ranching Contributor, Valley Ag Voice  Every business owner, regardless of industry, dreams of a more passive income, cash flow...
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Top 10 Products for 2024 World Ag Expo 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  Ahead of the 2024 World Ag Expo on Feb 13-15, the Top 10 New Products were announced....
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Save-the-Date for these Agriculture Events  

By Valley Ag Voice Staff With the new year, California’s diverse agricultural landscape will host several events for farmers, industry professionals, and...
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Ag Policies Taking Effect This Year

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice As the new year approaches, several finalized actions determined by Governor Gavin Newsom will...

Nutrien Ag Solutions®: Your Partner in Agricultural Success

Planting the Seeds of Success By Nutrien Ag Solutions SEEDS OF INNOVATION Are you a farmer in the Southwest, particularly in California and Arizona,...
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Grimmway and Bolthouse Drop Adjudication, Carrot Boycott Continues

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice In 2021, Grimmway and Bolthouse Farms jointly filed a groundwater adjudication in the Cuyama Basin,...

Rooster’s Honky Tonk Revives Bakersfield as ‘Nashville West,’ Supports Local Artists 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff A new honky tonk is breathing life back into Bakersfield — the heart of the Central Valley’s...

Fox News Host Headlines ‘My Ag Nite’ in Tulare 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff Political commentator and Fox News co-host Jesse Watters will take center stage at “My Ag Nite”...

Fueling Kern County’s Ag Industry One Relationship at a Time

By Michael Martens, Ag Relationship Manager, Mission Bank  Mike Martens knows the Central Valley — the stretch of Highway 99 that links...
Cal.net, Microsoft, and Terranova Ranch announced new precision technology.

New AgTech Helps Central Valley Farmers Save Water 

Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Cal.net, Terranova Ranch, and Microsoft introduced an AgriTech partnership at Terranova Ranch last month, demonstrating a...

Hallmark Group Joins the Water Blueprint Team

Originally published in July 2023 print edition. By Scott Hamilton, president of Hamilton Resource Economics The Water Blueprint for the San Joaquin Valley is a...
From left to right: Jimmy Panetta (CA 19), David Rouzer (NC-7), Jim Costa (CA-21), Dave Valadao (CA-22), Chairman Glenn GT Thompson, Kevin McCarthy (CA-20), Doug LaMalfa (CA-1), Salud Carbajal (CA-24), John Rose (TN-6), John Duarte (CA-13)

Recent California Legislation Addresses Pigs, Water and Farm Bill Priorities

New Regulations for Central Valley Farmers. Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice There are three major legislative events occurring in 2023 that could...
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Seminars on Soil Health, AgTech, International Trade, and More Published by World Ag Expo

By Brian Milne, Vice President, Director of Marketing & Communications, The Holloway Group World Ag Expo is still eight months away, but...
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California Citrus Mutual Takes Leading Role in Keeping HLB Out of State’s Groves

Farm Credit has supported advocacy group’s efforts on behalf of industry for over 20 years Press release provided by Farm Credit Alliance California...
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U.S. Cattlemen’s Association Applauds Introduction of DRIVE Act

Press release provided by U.S. Cattleman’s Association On Tuesday, May 2, 2023, Representative Josh Brecheen (R-OK), a fourth-generation rancher and former trucking...
Cheery Crunch cherries on tree

IFG Expands the Cherry Season Window with Low-chill Cherries

Consumers Can Expect Large, Tasty and Crunchy Cherries Much Earlier in the Cherry Season Press release provided by International Fruit Genetics International Fruit...

Growers Spend $500,000 Per Year on Automation

The second annual Western Growers Specialty Crop Automation Report reveals a 25 percent increase in average year-over-year agtech investment as the...
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For Water Projects, Feasibility is Not Affordability

By Scott Hamilton, President, Hamilton Resource Economics Kern has a big problem. It is the subbasin with the most significant water shortage...
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CDFA Announces Awards For $12.8 Million For the California Underserved and Small Producer Grant...

Press Release Provided by the California Department of Food and Agriculture  The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Office of Farm...
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Western Growers to Honor John D’Arrigo at the 2023 Annual Meeting

Press Release Provided by Western Growers  During its quarterly Board Meeting, the Western Growers Executive Committee announced it will bestow D’Arrigo Bros....
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COMMENTARY: How Managing Flood Flows Can Help Rescue Aquifers

By Thomas Harter, Mallika Nocco, Isaya Kisekka, and Helen Dahlke Reprinted with Permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation As a changing climate...
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Celebrating Cotton Candy Grapes

By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice Congratulations to IFG, International Fruit Genetics LLC, for celebrating 20 years of the Cotton...
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NLRB Ruling Holds Employer Liable for Direct and Foreseeable Harms

Teresa McQueen Reprinted with Permission from Western Growers The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has once again expanded existing precedent. Clarifying its make-whole...
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Farm Credit Contributed Nearly $1 Million to State’s Ag Organizations in 2022

Largest Provider of Credit Also Committed to Long-Term Viability of California’s Farms and Ranches Press Release provided by Farm Credit Farm Credit is...

CDFA Announces Vacancies on Certified Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee

Press Release provided by the California Department of Food and Agriculture The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is announcing vacancies...