Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Save-the-Date for these Agricultural Events  

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  This is a special month for agriculture as March 19 is federally recognized as “National Ag Day.”...

CA Almond Board Announces 2024 Leadership Class

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice The Almond Board of California announced its 2024 leadership class for 18 professionals to help...
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...

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...
World Ag Expo

Save-the-Date for these Agriculture Events  

By Valley Ag Voice Staff With the new year, California’s diverse agricultural landscape will host several events for farmers, industry professionals, and...

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...

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,...

Arvin High School Receives Donation for Outdoor Learning Space 

Press release provided by AgWest Farm Credit  Tulare, California – Arvin High School, located in the heart of California’s Central Valley, serves...

CAFF Hosts Small Farm Tech Expo in Fresno

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice In partnership, the Kearney Agriculture Research and Extension Center and the Community Alliance with Family...

Nearly $1 Million In USDA Grants Will Support 3 UCSC-Led Agricultural Technology Projects 

By Emily Cerf, Engineering Writer and Media Relations Officer Press release provided by UC Santa Cruz   Three UC Santa Cruz research teams led...

Bee Education is All the Buzz: Local Nonprofit Sponsors Community Garden 

Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice As the bee population continues to decrease in the U.S., one Bakersfield family revamped efforts...

Kern County Teachers Take Ag to Class 

Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice The main lesson Kern County teachers learned at the 2023 Teacher’s Ag Seminar was that the...

The Wonderful Company Opens Application Window For $1 Million Central Valley Community Grants 

Grants Empower Innovative Initiatives at Schools and Nonprofit Organizations, Building on the Company's Dedication to the Health and Well-Being of Local...

Kern County Fair Launches KC Farm  

Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice  The first annual KC’s Farm Summer Camp started on July 24 for 40 transitional kindergarten to...

 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...

The Wonderful Company Prepares for Industrial Agriculture’s Future  

Bakersfield College and the Wonderful Career Center offer unique automation training.  Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice The Wonderful Company and Bakersfield...
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The Presentation of El Credo de FFA by Students From Kern County

By Valley Ag Voice Staff Spring was a season of significant events for California’s FFA Association. Kern County was represented by students...
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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 &...

UC ANR Expands Expertise for Climate Change, Economic Development With New Hires

By Pamela Kan-Rice Press release provided by the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources continued...
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...
Carrie Lawson Robertson

Agriculture in the Classroom Program Honors ‘Outstanding Educator’

Press Release Provided by California Farm Bureau Federation A middle school teacher in Los Angeles who introduces urban students to farming and...

New Online Pesticide-use Course Aims to Protect Water Quality

By Cheryl Reynolds, Interactive Learning Developer, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Reprinted with Permission from UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Did you know...
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FFA Tractor Restoration

By Melissa A. Nagel, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice Frontier High School senior Madison Spickler took a unique approach for her FFA...

How to Become a Crop Duster

By Jon Slikker, Jr., Aerial Applicator, Vince Dusters Crop Duster—today we love to be called a Crop Duster. When you go into...
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...