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16 States Sue California Over Zero-Emission Trucks Regulation 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird announced the state’s entrance into a lawsuit against Robert Bonta, Attorney General...

CCGGA Annual Meeting Unpacks Regulatory Challenges for Cotton Industry 

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice  The California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association hosted its annual meeting on May 14 at...

Second-Largest Almond Harvest Predicted for 2024, USDA Adjusts Federal Marketing Order

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice  California almonds are estimated to come in at 3 billion pounds this year according to...
Bolthouse Farms

Bolthouse Farms Splits into Two Companies

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice On May 6, Butterfly Equity — a private, Beverly Hills-based firm specializing in the food...

Legislators Advance Agricultural Bills

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Legislators in California introduced 2,124 bills in Feb. — 1,505 in the Assembly and 619...

Oxbo Deepens Roots in Central Valley with Bakersfield Opening

Oxbo's tech solutions aim to mitigate agricultural labor challenges. By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Oxbo, a global farm machinery and equipment...
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Cotton Acreage to Surge in California Amid Favorable Conditions 

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice   California’s cotton industry expects significant expansion in 2024 as a result of two consecutive, good...

Save Foods Pre-harvest Treatment Approved by DPR 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  In March, Save Foods received regulatory approval for its pre-harvest treatment product — FieldProtect— supporting its expansion...

Ag Leaders Seek Alternative Markets Amidst Rising Trade Deficit 

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice  The U.S. trade deficit rose again in February following predictions of a $30 billion agricultural...

Almond Board of California President Reflects on First 100 Days, Unveils Strategies for Industry...

Suspended UK tariffs reflect $4 million in relief to U.S. almond importers.  By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice  On April 9, Clarice...

Balancing Fish and Flows

By Scott Hamilton, President, Hamilton Resource Economics  It was the 29th of February 2024. The big storm that would drop 10 feet...
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2024 Trends and Outlooks in Central Valley Agriculture  

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  The agricultural industry in California is one of the largest economic drivers in the state with over...

Pistachio sector seeks markets to absorb bigger future crops 

By Bob Johnson, Reporter, Monterey County  Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation  California pistachio growers are searching the globe for...

Save-the-Date for these Agricultural Events  

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  As the first full month of the spring season, April promises new life and growth after the...
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New Study Suggests Dairy Digesters Aren’t Cost Effective — Who’s Milking It? 

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice  Amidst the dissonant voices debating the future of California’s dairy industry, one narrative remains steadfast...
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ASFMRA Conference Unveils Insights into Agricultural Land Values 

SGMA Breakdown of the 2024 Trends in Agricultural Land and Lease Values. By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Agricultural land value continues...

California Citrus Farmers Wrestle with Invasive Pests Amidst Market Optimism

Citrus Showcase 2024 highlights the industry's economic landscape and battle against invasive pests. By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice As the top...

Kern County Water Summit Dives Deep Into Water Management

Summit panelists examine the complex relationship between water rights, SGMA compliance, and economic sectors in Kern County. By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley...

World Ag Expo Underscores Water Education and SGMA Compliance  

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  For years, water woes have plagued growers in the Central Valley. From decreased groundwater allocations and critically...

2024 World Ag Expo: ‘The Best Farm Show on Dirt’ 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  The 57th Annual World Ag Expo ran from Feb. 13 - 15 this year, spotlighting over 1,200...

Almond Industry to See Significant Rebound  

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice   A strong rebound in almond prices is expected over the next 12 to 18 months....

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....
World Ag Expo

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...