Monday, May 23, 2022
rodeo

Renegade Round-up: Rodeo Club at Bakersfield College

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By Andrea Prise, Professor, Bakersfield College  Andrea Prise Professor, Bakersfield College Have you heard the exciting news? This year, Bakersfield College has started...
cattle

The Cattleman’s Corner: Do It Yourself and Find Out

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By Austin Snedden, Ranching Contributor, Valley Ag Voice There are a fair amount of folks that have been managed by someone who...
vineyard

Winegrape Grower Nourishes Soil to Combat Drought

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By John Beck, Reporter & Documentary Filmmaker Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation When Paul Bernier learned to “dry farm” grapes...
Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood

Taxpayer Advocate Laura Avila Announces Endorsement of Sheriff Donny Youngblood

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Press Release Provided by Avila For Assessor-Recorder 2022 Kern County Sheriff, Donny Youngblood has endorsed Laura Avila to be the next Kern...
Wonderful College Prep Academy

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

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Press Release Provided by The Wonderful Company On Tuesday, March 22, during her town hall address to Wonderful College Prep Academy (WCPA)...
Gless family

Local Growers Honored as Citrus Family of the Year

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Gless Family’s contributions to be highlighted April 22 in Ivanhoe Press Release Provided by Farmer Bob’s World Three generations of the Gless Family...
African tribal women

Ministry Spotlight: StoryRunners

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By Joshua Stevens, Faith Contributor, Valley Ag Voice StoryRunners is a ministry dedicated to church planting in people groups whose cultures are...
Russian River delta

PPIC Present Their Perspective on the Future of the Valley to State Legislators

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By Scott Hamilton, President, Hamilton Resource Economics The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) is a nonpartisan group that provides independent, objective...
Mile Muzio

Precipitation Prediction with Miles Muzio

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By Melissa A. Nagel, Contributor, Valley Ag Voice On February 23, 2022, the Water Association of Kern County (WAKC) hosted a lunch...
Ukraine and Russian flags

KCFB President’s Message April 2022

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By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau WOW! It’s only been 30 days since I last wrote an article, but it...
almond blossom

KCFB Executive Director’s Report: Spring Forward—and Away We Go!

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By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau Just a couple of weeks ago we set our clocks an hour ahead...
young farmers and ranchers clay shoot

Young Farmers & Ranchers April Report

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By Timothy Collins, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Timothy Collins Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Last spring, the Young Farmers...
The Lucky Spot honky-tonk

The Bakersfield Sound: The Music That Put Kern on the Map

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By Mike McCoy, Executive Director, Kern County Museum  Mike McCoy Executive Director, Kern County Museum More than a million Americans were forced to move...
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...
cattle grazing

The Cattleman’s Corner: The Perfect Cow is Somewhere in the Middle

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By Austin Snedden, Ranching Contributor, Valley Ag Voice The types of cattlemen fall somewhere along a bell curve; the vast majority are...
Jesus rising from tomb

Easter

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By Andrea Wright, Faith Contributor, Valley Ag Voice  The naming of the celebration “Easter” goes back to the name of a pre-Christian...
cross crown of thorns and nails

Centered on the Gospel: Visiting the Cross: Jesus’ Crucifixion

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By Joshua Stevens, Faith Contributor, Valley Ag Voice This month flocks of Christians will crowd together in churches around the world. From...
population growth

Malthusian Trap – Government Style?

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KCFB Executive Director’s Report By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau  In the 18th century, economist Thomas Robert Malthus proposed a...
basque dinner group at Wool Growers restaurant

KCFB: Young Farmers & Ranchers

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By Timothy Collins, Chair, KC Young Farmers & Ranchers Timothy Collins Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers The Young Farmers and Ranchers started...
Lean Six Sigma

The Cattleman’s Corner: Politics Aside, Is it Effective?

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By Austin Snedden, Ranching Contributor, Valley Ag Voice OPINION: Judicious businesses are regularly evaluating whether the things they are spending time and...

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...
National Ag Day

2022 National Ag Day Agriculture Council of America Announces 2022 National Ag Day Date...

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Press release provide by the Agriculture Council of America The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March...
tractor engine mechanic

Trustee Jeff Flores Highlights High School District Priorities

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By Jeff Flores, Kern High School District Trustee  Serving as a Kern High Trustee is a responsibility I take seriously. The lives...
young people having bible study

Centered On The Gospel: For What Reason?

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By Joshua Stevens, Faith Contributor, Valley Ag Voice “ut in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to...
Kern River bed

Sustainable Kern River Coalition

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By Melissa A. Nagel, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag  Voice The fight for water in Kern County is a long-standing one that traces...
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...
Calero reservoir California

KCFB President’s Message: Engagement is Vital

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By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau Here we are, already in February 2022, and at the time that I am...
Christine Johnson, Kelley Higgins, Amy Mebane, Tim Collins, Katie Verhoef, and Emily Lopez.

KCFB: Young Farmers & Ranchers

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By Timothy Collins, Chair, KC Young Farmers & Ranchers Timothy Collins Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers The world is a busy place...
Billy Barnes

RENEGADE ROUND-UP: Bakersfield College Animal Science Institute Naming Honors Memory of Professor and “Pork...

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By Cheryl Scott, BC Foundation Executive Director Cheryl Scott BC Foundation Executive Director The memory of Billy Barnes, beloved Professor of Animal Science and former...
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The Pomegranate: Fruit of Myth and Legend

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By Mike McCoy, Executive Director, Kern County Museum Mike McCoy Executive Director, Kern County Museum One of the oldest cultivated fruits in the world,...