Wednesday, February 28, 2024
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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...
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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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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...
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Delano Growers Grape Products Hails Agreement between the U.S. and Argentina on White Grape...

Press Release provided by Delano Growers Grape Products Delano, California - Delano Growers Grape Products cooperative announced that the U.S. Department of...
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Why Are Eggs So Expensive?

By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice A few days ago, I walked into Trader Joe’s and was met with a...
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Why It’s Critical to Sample Irrigation Water Early in the Season

Water sampling has helped growers identify Chloride, Sodium issues in the spring. By Brian Milne, Vice President, Director of Marketing & Communications...
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U.S. Keeps Tariffs on Spanish Ripe Olives After WTO Ruling

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor Ag Alert  Reprinted with permission from California Farm Bureau Federation  The U.S. will continue to impose countervailing duties...
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CAU Career Day Uncovers the Modern Aerial Applicator

Jon Slikker Jr., Aerial Applicator, Vince Dusters The California Aeronautical University (CAU) held its annual career day for its flight students and...
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Building a Better Ranch with Ranchbot

By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice Those who have worked in ranching know the time it takes and the importance...
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Holloway, Laurel Ag & Water to Host Grower Appreciation Happy Hour on February 15th...

By Brian Milne, Vice President, Director of Marketing & Communications The Holloway Group February is here, which means bloom is right around...
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John Deere Introduces Operations Center PROFor Ag Retailers

Press release provided by John Deere On January 18th, John Deere released Operations Center PRO, an all-new level of the John Deere...
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AFBF Signs Right to Repair Memorandum of Understanding with John Deere

Press Release Provided by the American Farm Bureau Federation The American Farm Bureau Federation and John Deere signed a memorandum of understanding...
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Aerial Applicators–A Conscientious Pilot’s Wish

Jon Slikker Jr., Aerial Applicator, Vince Dusters When pulling up to a railroad crossing and patiently waiting for the train to pass,...
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Almond Board of California Search Committee Preparing for 2023 CEO Transition

Press Release by Almond Board of California Almond Board of California President and CEO Richard Waycott has informed the board of directors...
Jeff Huckaby

Jeff Huckaby Named Grower of the Year at Organic Grower Summit

Press Release Provided by Grimmway Farms   On December 1st, Grimmway Farms President and CEO Jeff Huckaby received the Grower of the...
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KCFB: President’s Message

By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau Here we are at the end of 2022 and beginning to look forward to...
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KCFB: Executive Director’s Report

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau Kern County was recently ranked as the number one crop-producing county in the...
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Short Supplies Could Hold Up Pima Prices

Pima cotton, the main variety grown in the state, is harvested in Fresno County. With practically no carryover inventory for pima...

Nutjobs Wins AgSharks Pitch Competition

Press Release Provided by Western Growers Western Growers and S2G Ventures have announced the winner of the 2022 AgSharks Pitch Competition, with...
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AFIA Hosts Facility Inspection Package Training with APHIS

Press Release Provided by American Feed Industry Association The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is hosting an interactive training and question-and-answer session...
John Liu, Vice President of Food Safety for Grimmway Farms

Grimmway Farms Welcomes John Liu as Vice President of Food Safety

Press Release Provided by Grimmway Farms Grimmway Farms announced in October that John Liu has been named Vice President of Food Safety....
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John Deere Updates, Adds to Its Lineup of Orchard and Vineyard Tractors

Press Release Provided by John Deere  John Deere is widening its lineup of specialty tractors designed for work in narrow orchards and...
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POM Wonderful–Now the #1 Seller of Pomegranates and Pomegranate Juice–Celebrates 20 Years

POM Wonderful Kicks Off Pomegranate Season and National Pomegranate Month by Continuing to Showcase the Unique Sweet Taste and Health Benefits...
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Pumpkin Patches Try to Keep Crowd Surge

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation With life returning to pre-pandemic normal, operators of...
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COMMENTARY: Intensive Agriculture Evolves in World’s Salad Bowl

By Norm Groot, Executive Director, Monterey County Farm Bureau Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation The Salinas Valley is known as...