Friday, May 24, 2024

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,...

Rooster’s Honky Tonk Revives Bakersfield as ‘Nashville West,’ Supports Local Artists 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff A new honky tonk is breathing life back into Bakersfield — the heart of the Central Valley’s...

Local Pumpkin Patches Gear Up for Halloween

By Valley Ag Voice Staff The Fall season in Kern County offers the community with ample opportunities to support local farms and...

Bakersfield College Football Hosts Oil and Ag Night

Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Bakersfield College football is hosting leaders in the oil and agriculture industries at their home game...

 Garces FFA Hosts Farmer’s Academy

Garces is the first California school to participate in Fun Farmer’s Academy. Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice “Why are farmers important to...
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Kern River Water Continues to Flow to The California Aqueduct; Reservoir Expected to Fill...

Kern River Watermaster updates Greater Bakersfield Chamber on Kern River.  Natalie Willis, Valley Ag Voice  On June 2, the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce...
flooded farmland

Natural Disaster Relief for California Farmers

By Melissa A. Nagel, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the California Department of Food...
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KCFB: Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Timothy Collins, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Timothy Collins Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Kern County Young Farmers &...
students at CAU career day

CAU Career Day Uncovers the Modern Aerial Applicator

Jon Slikker Jr., Aerial Applicator, Vince Dusters The California Aeronautical University (CAU) held its annual career day for its flight students and...
Agricultural Farm Laboratory entrance

Renegade Round-up: Modernization of the Agriculture Farm Laboratory at Bakersfield College

By Greg Cluff, LeAnn Riley, & Julie Beechinor, Bakersfield College Agriculture Faculty The Bakersfield College Agriculture Farm Laboratory has been undergoing extensive...
Frank and Evelyn Del Papa

Once Upon a Farm: Frank and Evelyn Del Papa and Family

By Andrea Wright, Valley Ag Voice  When loss affects a local farm family, the community tends to come together through their trust...
Okihi Preserve Kern River

Okihi Preserve Awarded $27,000 Revitalization Grant From USDA-NRCS 

By Melissa A. Nagel, Contributor, Valley Ag Voice The local White Wolf Wellness Foundation (WWWF) received a $27,000 grant from the United...
Louis Gill

Were Campaign Finance Rules Violated in Supervisorial Race?

By Melissa A. Nagel, Contributor, Valley Ag Voice Kern County’s District 3 Supervisor race is heating up and with elections right around...
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...
Pyrenees French Bakery

French Bakery Revival at the Kern County Museum

By Mike McCoy, Executive Director, Kern County Museum  Mike McCoy Executive Director, Kern County Museum When the Laxague Family decided to build a new...
rodeo

Renegade Round-up: Rodeo Club at Bakersfield College

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

Precipitation Prediction with Miles Muzio

By Melissa A. Nagel, Contributor, Valley Ag Voice On February 23, 2022, the Water Association of Kern County (WAKC) hosted a lunch...
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KCFB Executive Director’s Report: Spring Forward—and Away We Go!

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau Just a couple of weeks ago we set our clocks an hour ahead...
The Lucky Spot honky-tonk

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

By Mike McCoy, Executive Director, Kern County Museum  Mike McCoy Executive Director, Kern County Museum More than a million Americans were forced to move...
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KCFB: Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Timothy Collins, Chair, KC Young Farmers & Ranchers Timothy Collins Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers The Young Farmers and Ranchers started...
Kern River bed

Sustainable Kern River Coalition

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

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

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...

Morning Star Ministry Hosted Their 6th Annual Pheasant Hunt

By Valley Ag Voice Staff It was a brisk and cool December morning when Morning Star Fresh Food Ministries hosted their Annual...
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

Part of three generations of Holloway employees, Terry celebrates 50 years of service, starting with the company back on December 18,...
California wildfire

Senator Grove Co-Sponsors Proposal to Increase CAL FIRE’s Staffing to Prepare for the Wildfire...

Press Release Provided by Senator Shannon Grove Senator Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) is co-sponsoring a bipartisan budget proposal with Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)...
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RENEGADE ROUND-UP

Bakersfield College’s Agriculture and Career Education Departments are Working Together to Prepare Students for the Agriculture Industry By Domenica Trinidad, Job Development...