Monday, May 23, 2022
Wonderful College Prep Academy

The Wonderful Company Co-owner Lynda Resnick Expands Support for Wonderful College Prep Academy Faculty...

Press Release Provided by The Wonderful Company On Tuesday, March 22, during her town hall address to Wonderful College Prep Academy (WCPA)...
eggs being packed at Hi Desert Egg facility

Easter Tradition No Longer a Major Driver for Selling Eggs

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation The Easter egg hunt may still be a...
sunflowers

Ukraine Invasion Blurs Outlook for Sunflower Seeds

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By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation As California farmers prepare to plant this year’s...
Aaron Barcellos walks in solar farm

Farmers Key to Renewable Energy Future

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By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert California is progressing toward...
organic farming

Regenerative Farming Brings Animals Into Orchards

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By Lisa McEwen, Reporter Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Benina Montes returned to the family farming operation after graduating from...
frozen fruit trees

Hard Freeze Devastates Valley Tree Crops

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By Kevin Hecteman, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Tim Taylor walked one of his almond orchards...
cow manure

CDFA Accepting Grant Applications for Dairy Methane Reduction Programs

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Press Release Provided by California Department of Agriculture The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting grant applications for...
Brent Reed

Brent Reed Joins Scythe & Spade As West Coast Regional Manager

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Led by a Seasoned Veteran and 3rd-Generation Californian, Scythe & Spade expands their presence in the West Press Release Provided by American...

Entrepreneurs Wanted: Apply by April 29 for Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge

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Press Release Provided by American Farm Bureau Federation The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, is seeking entrepreneurs to...
almond harvester

Is California’s Water Strategy Wrong?

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By Scott Hamilton, President, Hamilton Resource Economics Talk to folks in the biggest cities in California, and the answer to the California’s...
Port of Los Angeles

Fixing The Weakest Link in The Agriculture Supply Chain

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S. Aaron Hegde, PhD, Chair and Professor, Department of Economics, CSUB The pandemic has severely disrupted the world economy, especially the agriculture...

A Century in Produce: Giumarra Companies

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Audrey Hill, Valley Ag Voice The year was 1922 when the Giumarra Companies began. Since their start at the Los Angeles Union...
Hesston by Massey-Ferguson WR series tractor

AGCO at the World Ag Expo

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By Melissa A. Nagel, Valley Ag Voice Contributor The World Ag Expo hosted its 55th annual show in Tulare, CA from February...
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Western Growers Releases Inaugural Global Harvest Automation Report

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Press release provided by Western Growers Growers are keen to adopt automation to bridge the growing labor gap and ensure that their...
Jim Durst

Organic Farmers Fret About Costs, But Cheer Growth

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By Ching Lee Assistant Editor Ag Alert Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation With sales of organic fresh produce continuing...
tomatoes

Water, Fuel, Fertilizer Issues Impacting Tomato Farmers

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By Kevin Hecteman Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation The supply chain’s weak links and California’s...
agriculture student

New Ffa Program Helps Students Make The Leap Into College

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Two-Day Change Makers Summit, With Support From Farm Credit, Opens Eyes To The Wide Range Of Ag-Related Career Pathways Press release provided...
Lindsey Mebane

Profiles in Ag: Lindsey Mebane

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By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice Growing up a fifth-generation cattle rancher on her family’s cow calf operation in San...
Dave Phippen

Trees Are Chilling Out, Which is Good News

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By Kevin Hecteman, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Fruit and nut trees up and down the...

Holloway Commemorates 90th Anniversary by Discing a Giant 90 at its Lost Hills Mine

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By Brian Milne, Holloway, Vice President of Marketing LOST HILLS, Calif. – Since 1932, Holloway has been a household name in Central...
World Ag Expo Back in AgTion

World Ag Expo 2022

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Press Release Provided By the World Ag Expo Spaces are marked, pavilions are built, and World Ag Expo® is ready to be...
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Will Taxes Change in 2022?

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By Brown Armstrong CPAs On November 3, 2021, House leaders released a revised reconciliation bill (H.R. 5376) for the Build Back Better...
farmer in rice field holding new year 2022 sign

KCFB Executive Director’s Report

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A New Year & What’s Ahead By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau With 2021 now behind us, we look forward...
Tim and Jenny Holtermann

Agriculturalists From Kern and Sonoma Counties Win Young Farmers & Ranchers Awards

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Press Release Provided by California Farm Bureau Federation A Kern County couple who has expanded their almond business to include direct-to-consumer sales...
A tractor fuels up at Terranova Ranch in Fresno County

Rising Prices Drain Farmers’ Pocketbooks

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By Kevin Hecteman, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation The road to higher food prices begins at...
California Farm Bureau President Jamie Johansson, left, joins First Vice President Shannon Douglass, center, and Second Vice President Shaun Crook. Delegates to the California Farm Bureau Annual Meeting re-elected the three statewide officers at their gathering in Garden Grove

Johansson, Top Two Officers Are Re-Elected for California Farm Bureau Federation

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By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Butte County olive and...
In the middle, Vard Terry Sr. is pictured with Harvey, left, and Al Holloway, right

Holloway Congratulates President Vard Terry for 50 Years of Service

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Part of three generations of Holloway employees, Terry celebrates 50 years of service, starting with the company back on December 18,...
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NGFA, NAMA Announce Food Safety Initiative with Railinc

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Press Release Provided by National Grain and Feed Association The National Grain and Feed Association and the North American Millers’ Association announced...
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Western Growers Celebrates U.S. House of Representatives Passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act...

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Press Release Provided by Western Growers The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4996, the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021 on...
blueberries

Amanda Griffin Appointed as USHBC and NABC’s First-Ever Vice President of Engagement & Education

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Press Release Provided by U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) and North American Blueberry Council (NABC) have appointed...