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Katie Verhoef, Lindsey Mebane, Tim Collins, and Christine Johnson

KCFB: Young Farmer’s & Ranchers

Timothy Collins Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers By Timothy Collins, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers The Young Farmers & Ranchers...
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An Outlook on Cotton Demand and Profitability for 2023

By Melissa Nagel, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice On August 16th, 2022, the California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association hosted their 28th...
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USDA Food Plan Is Pledging a ‘Better Deal’ for Farmers

Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation U.S. Department of Agriculture...
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Concerns Rise at the Water Summit

By Scott Hamilton, President, Hamilton Resource Economics The Water Association of Kern County held their Water Summit May 19th after a two...
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Port Delays Worsen As Harvest of New Crops Approaches

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation As ongoing port congestion and persistent shipping obstacles...
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KCFB: President’s Message

By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau The toughness and resolve of the California farmer is truly being challenged now more...
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KCFB President’s Message April 2022

By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau WOW! It’s only been 30 days since I last wrote an article, but it...
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Ukraine Invasion Blurs Outlook for Sunflower Seeds

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation As California farmers prepare to plant this year’s...
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FSIS Rescinds Mask Mandate for Processing Facilities

Press Release Provided by U.S. Cattlemen’s Association On March 1st, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS)...
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New Ffa Program Helps Students Make The Leap Into College

Two-Day Change Makers Summit, With Support From Farm Credit, Opens Eyes To The Wide Range Of Ag-Related Career Pathways Press release provided...
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California Farm Bureau President Comments on Gov. Newsom’s Budget Plan

Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation California Farm Bureau President Jamie Johansson offered the following comments on January 10th, on...
Kern County Farm Bureau members at the Young Farmers and Ranchers State Conference

Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Timothy Collins, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Timothy Collins Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Making it Possible. That was...
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KCFB Executive Director’s Report: Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town… But Will He Be...

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau We’re all familiar with the lyrics of the classic Christmas song, “Santa Claus...
meat processing

Mobile Meat Processing Aids Small Ranchers

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation As someone who opened a new mobile slaughter...
turkeys

Turkey Farmers Gauge Shifting Holiday Demand

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation For turkey farmers, trying to anticipate what Americans'...

Champions Named at the 2021 Kern County Fair

By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice Between September 22nd and October 3rd of 2021 thousands of Kern County residents and...
Bounty of Kern County 2021

KCFB: Executive Director’s Report

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau Every year people all over the country gather on the third Thursday in...
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N95 Mask Access for Workers While Fires Still Burn

Press Release Provided by the Almond Board of California This has been another rough fire season in California, with blazes up and...
Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce receives award

KCHCC Receives Prestigious Chamber of the Year Award From the California Hispanic Chambers of...

Press Release by Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce The Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (KCHCC) is proud to announce it...
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Pandemic Causing Soaring Costs for Citrus Growers

Press Release Provided by California Citrus Mutual The COVID pandemic continues to have rippling effects worldwide. For the California citrus industry, COVID...
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POM Wonderful® Launches National Cocktail Contest to Support Local Bars Following Pandemic Closures

Five bars to receive a $10,000 cash prize and a year’s supply of POM Wonderful® 100% Pomegranate Juice by creating cocktails...
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USCA Address Mask Mandates for Independent Processing Facilities

Press Release Provided by the US Cattleman’s Association On September 10th, members of the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) Independent Beef Processing...

The Cattleman’s Corner OPINION: We Expect More From Entry Level Than the Executive Level

By Austin Snedden, Ranching Contributor, Valley Ag Voice We have all been in that uncomfortable situation when you go to a fast...

Farm Country Gears up for Tourism Return

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Pandemic cabin fever continues to drive people out...
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How Much Are You Willing to Pay for Drought?

President’s & Executive Director’s Shared Message This past July millions of Americans joined friends, families, and neighbors to celebrate our nation’s Independence...
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New USDA Competition Driver Applauded by Cattle Group

Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA The largest U.S. producer-only cattle trade association, R-CALF USA, applauded the July 9th announcement by Secretary...