Sunday, September 25, 2022
winegrape harvest

Grower Assessment Rate for 2022 Harvest

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Press Release by California Association of Winegrape Growers In July the Pierce’s Disease / Glassy Winged Sharpshooter Board (PD/GWSS Board) voted to...
Lower Monument Dam on the Snake River in Washington

NGFA Commends Senate for Passing WRDA 2022

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Source: National Grain and Feed Association On July 28th, the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) commended the Senate for passing by...
Monarch electric tractor

Hon Hai (Foxconn) and Monarch Tractor to Build Next-generation AgTech Equipment

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Press Release Provided by Monarch Tractor Hon Hai Technology Group (“Foxconn”)(TWSE:2317) today announced the signing of a contract manufacturing agreement (CMA) with...
excavation of almond orchard

Improved Orchard Recycling Practices, Grants Help Growers Transition to New Plantings

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By Brian Milne, Vice President, Director of Marketing & Communications, The Holloway Group Drive down the I-5 or Highway 99 these days,...
Hens in livestock cages

Avian Quarantine in California

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By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice On February 23, 2022, the California State Veterinarian Annette B. Jones D.M.V. imposed a...
Temblor Brewing

KCFB: Executive Director’s Report

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By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau August is the height of summer, and your local Farm Bureau is peaking...
catalytic converters

OPINION: Cattleman’s Corner: Catalytic Converter Policy: Today’s California in a Single Example

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By Austin Snedden, Ranching Contributor, Valley Ag Voice My sister recently had her catalytic converter stolen, adding her to the ranks of...
dairy cows

Worries of Milk Price Drop Weigh on Dairy Farmers

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By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation With milk prices reaching record-high levels this year,...
crew harvests watermelons

‘Steady’ Melon Crop Is Ready for Summer

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By Kevin Hecteman, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau  As this week’s Independence Day holiday approached, watermelon farmers...
Dana Brennan

Grimmway Farms Appoints New Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Responsibility

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Press Release Provided by Grimmway Farms In furthering its commitment to environmental sustainability and social responsibility, Grimmway Farms has appointed Dana Brennan...
dairy cows

Agriculturalists Offer Input on the 2023 Farm Bill

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Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation With Congress set to...
Matt Efird and Brian Maxted

‘From the Field’ Video Series Discusses Many Challenges Growers Are Faced With This Season

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Holloway-produced Web Series Talks to Industry Experts About Overcoming Water Issues, Soaring Input Costs and Market-related Hurdles By Brian Milne, Vice President,...
Charlotte Mitchell

Conservation Goals Leave Many Farmlands Out

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By Kevin Hecteman, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Michael Machado’s farmland is in no danger of...
flowers

Planning Is Critical As Farms Transfer to New Generations

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By Lisa McEwen, Reporter, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation At Good Humus Produce, a small organic farm in...
field workers

CDFA Accepting Applications for the Beginning Farmer and Farmworker Training and Workforce Development Grant...

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Press Release Provided by CDFA The Beginning Farmer and Farmworker Training and Workforce Development Program (BFFTP) is a new grant program, funded...
Vard Terry

Technology Is Always Evolving in the Field

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By Brian Milne, Vice President, Director of Marketing & Communications, The Holloway Group The agriculture industry has done some remarkable things over...
cargo ships

Port Delays Worsen As Harvest of New Crops Approaches

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By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation As ongoing port congestion and persistent shipping obstacles...
rice with rice husk

State Rice Acreage Plummets Amid Water Reductions

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By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation This time of year, the Sacramento Valley should...
Vard Terry

Holloway President Vard Terry Retires After 50 Years of Service

Part of three generations of Holloway employees, Terry celebrated 50 years of service on Dec. 18; He will remain with company...
leafy greens

FDA Won’t Conduct Broad Sampling of Leafy Greens in the Salinas Valley in 2022

Press Release Provided by Western Growers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will not conduct broad sampling of leafy greens grown in...
Jacob and Ted Sheely

Water Cuts Leave Hard Choices for Farmers

By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Hit with a third consecutive year of drought,...
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...