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2024 Trends and Outlooks in Central Valley Agriculture  

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  The agricultural industry in California is one of the largest economic drivers in the state with over...
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New Study Suggests Dairy Digesters Aren’t Cost Effective — Who’s Milking It? 

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice  Amidst the dissonant voices debating the future of California’s dairy industry, one narrative remains steadfast...
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National Ag Day: Acknowledging Central Valley Farmers’ Grit and Dedication

By Valley Ag Voice Staff On March 19, National Agriculture Day provides an opportunity to celebrate the successes in Central Valley farming...
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California Dairies Inc. Invests in Kern County

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice A new dairy bottling facility in Bakersfield, which broke ground in 2021, is proceeding through...

Tulare County Continues Dairy Digester Project Amidst Proposed End to Climate Crediting 

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Dairy digesters are most prominent in California, hosting 227 projects that capture methane from 255...

Climate Change Initiatives Alter Dairy Industry Forefront

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice With dairy at the forefront of the Central Valley’s top commodities, the regulations dairy producers...

FDA Milk Labeling “Fiasco” Continues to Face Controversy  

Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice The National Milk Producers Federation issued concern over misidentified milk products, according to a letter signed...
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CDFA Releases Manure Recycling And Innovative Products Task Force Report

Press release provided by the California Department of Food and Agriculture On March 10th, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)...
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Farm Credit Contributed Nearly $1 Million to State’s Ag Organizations in 2022

Largest Provider of Credit Also Committed to Long-Term Viability of California’s Farms and Ranches Press Release provided by Farm Credit Farm Credit is...
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Application Process Opens for $4.1 Million Innovation Grants to California Dairy Producers, Processors

Submissions for Second Round of Dairy Business Innovation Initiative Funding Due February 28, 2023 Press release provided by California Dairy Innovation Center California...
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Worries of Milk Price Drop Weigh on Dairy Farmers

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation With milk prices reaching record-high levels this year,...
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California Dairy Families Partner With Feeding America and the California Association of Food Banks...

Press Release Provided by California Milk Advisory Board With one in five Californians currently struggling with food insecurity, partnerships between farmers and...
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CDFA Accepting Grant Applications for Dairy Methane Reduction Programs

Press Release Provided by California Department of Agriculture The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting grant applications for...
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Agriculturalists From Kern and Sonoma Counties Win Young Farmers & Ranchers Awards

Press Release Provided by California Farm Bureau Federation A Kern County couple who has expanded their almond business to include direct-to-consumer sales...
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Early Days of Kern County Dairy Production

By Mike McCoy, Executive Director, Kern County Museum Mike McCoy Executive Director, Kern County Museum I was nosing around in the museum’s archives the...
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California Dairies, Inc. Announces Closure of Its Artesia Manufacturing Facility

Press Release Provided by California Dairies, Inc. California Dairies, Inc. (CDI), announced on June 29th that it will cease operations at its...
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The Cattleman’s Corner: Give Me Back My Words

By Austin SneddenContributor, Valley Ag Voice We know language is always evolving, and new words are being invented, that is why the...
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2020 California Dairy Sustainability Summit Agenda Takes Head-On Approach To Challenges

Article reprinted from Dairycares.com The California Dairy Sustainability Summit will return to Sacramento on March 25-26, 2020, providing an even more robust...