Sunday, June 16, 2024

Kern County Brings Back Dairy Princess Program 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  The Dairy Princess Program for District 6 — Kern, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara counties —...

Oxbo Deepens Roots in Central Valley with Bakersfield Opening

Oxbo's tech solutions aim to mitigate agricultural labor challenges. By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Oxbo, a global farm machinery and equipment...

KCFB: President’s Message 

By Jenny Holtermann, President, Kern County Farm Bureau  Advocacy—  Oxford Dictionary defines an advocate as a person who publicly supports or recommends a...

KCFB: Executive Director’s Report

By Rachel Nettleton, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau  The Kern County Farm Bureau recently celebrated a milestone with our 40th Annual...

KCFB: Young Farmers and Ranchers

By Christine Johnson, Chair, Young Farmers and Ranchers  Springtime brings the most beautiful weather to Kern County, which is the perfect time...

Save-the-Date for these Agricultural Events  

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  May is packed with several exciting events for professionals in the agriculture industry.    NETWORKING & CONFERENCES  On May 1-2,...

KCFB: Young Farmers and Ranchers 

By Christine Johnson, Chair, Young Farmers and Ranchers  Another election season is upon us, and while I hope your preferred candidates made...
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ASFMRA Conference Unveils Insights into Agricultural Land Values 

SGMA Breakdown of the 2024 Trends in Agricultural Land and Lease Values. By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Agricultural land value continues...
Chlorpyrifos pesticide sprayed by tractor

KCFB: President’s Message 

By Jenny Holtermann, President, Kern County Farm Bureau  California grows more than half of the nation’s fruits, nuts, and vegetables. Kern County...

Protect the Pollinators: Beehive Health and Central Valley Theft Crisis

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Central Valley almond farmers need bees like a symphony needs musicians — without them, almond...
Kern County Farm Bureau Farm Day in the City event

KCFB: Executive Director’s Report  

By Rachel Nettleton, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau  The Kern County Farm Bureau is eagerly anticipating our 40th Annual Farm Day...

Empowering Women in Agriculture, CWA’s Impact 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  In the heart of Central Valley's agricultural landscape, a group of remarkable women is making strides in...

Kern County Ag Feels the Pinch as Land Values Drop 

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Despite the recent 2023 Land Value summary from the U.S. Department of Agriculture showing that...

Kern County Farm Bureau Teaches Growers to ‘Spray Safe’

By Valley Ag Voice Staff Kern County Farm Bureau’s 18th Annual Spray Safe Event kicked off at 7 a.m. on Jan. 19...

Rooster’s Honky Tonk Celebrates Bluegrass Music with Great 48

By Valley Ag Voice Staff The Bakersfield Great 48 — a weekend of Bluegrass and Old-time music — kicked off yesterday with...
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Secretary of State Finalizes Central Valley Candidates

A look at who's on the ballot for 2024. By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Following the Sacramento Superior Court’s decision...

Superior Court Judge Approves Fong’s Congressional Bid

By Valley Ag Voice Staff A Sacramento Superior Court Judge ruled that Assemblyman Vince Fong can run for the 20th Congressional seat....

Central Valley Ag Commissioners Implement Pest Management Solutions  

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice During his afternoon training session, Rufus diligently sorted through a mixture of packages, easily detecting...
Kern River Canyon Bakersfield California

Water Digest: Battles Defining Local Agriculture  

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Agricultural water supplies continue to face hurdles in the Central Valley, ranging from potential Tulare...

KCFB: President’s Message 

By Jenny Holtermann, President, Kern County Farm Bureau As the new year approaches, many of us may look for positive change...

KCFB: Executive Director’s Report

By Rachel Nettleton, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau As we enter the new year, the agricultural landscape in Kern County...

CA Farm Bureau Recognizes Local Ag Leaders

By Valley Ag Voice Staff The California Farm Bureau boasted a series of recognitions to local agricultural industry leaders spanning Kern...

Bakersfield College Breaks Ground on Ag Sciences Building

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice “This is an exciting day,” was echoed by various Bakersfield College faculty, staff, and students...
plane spraying pesticide on farm field

DPR Proposes New Regulation, Community Members Push for Pesticide Notification

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice The California Department of Pesticide Regulation proposed a regulation to notify the public prior to...

Bakersfield College Invests in Agriculture

By Valley Ag Voice Staff Bakersfield College is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Agriculture Sciences Building on Thursday, Nov. 30,...

Agriculture Drone Market to Hit $9 Billion by 2028

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice As labor costs continue to increase, agriculture is moving toward a technical future. According to...