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COMMENTARY: Advances for Farms, Workers Blocked by a 1977 Rule

By Bryan Little, Director of Employment Policy, California Farm Bureau Reprinted with permission from California Farm Bureau Federation California’s high concentration of tech...
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KCFB: President’s Message

By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau Here we are at the end of 2022 and beginning to look forward to...

KCFB: President’s Message

By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau November is the month of Thanksgiving; however, it is unclear if the legislative session...
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CDFA Accepting Applications for the Beginning Farmer and Farmworker Training and Workforce Development Grant...

Press Release Provided by CDFA The Beginning Farmer and Farmworker Training and Workforce Development Program (BFFTP) is a new grant program, funded...
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Agriculture Faces Host of New State Laws in California

By Kevin Hecteman Assistant Editor Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation Farmers and ranchers will find themselves subject...

The Harvest is Plentiful but the Laborers Are Few

By Jenifer VanAlstein, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice With the looming deadline of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, and the continued water...
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Farm Workforce Bill Comes Back Before Congress

By Kevin Hecteman, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation A bipartisan bill seeking to secure a domestic...

COMMENTARY: Access Rule Violates Farmers’ Constitutional Rights

By Tony Francois Attorney, Pacific Legal Foundation Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Farming in California is kind of the Olympics...
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Commentary: Commitment to Community Helps Farmers Through Tough Times

By Jamie JohanssonPresident, California Farm Bureau Federation Reprinted with permission from California Farm Bureau Federation During this challenging time, the strong values that...
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House Vote Sends Farm Immigration Bill To The Senate

By Kevin Hecteman Assistant Editor Ag Alert A bill that would give agricultural employees a path to legal status and revamp the H-2A...
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Pick Justice Leads Effort to Fight for Workers Rights

Pick Justice Action, an organization of concerned citizens who support the rights of farmworkers, launched a six-figure ad buy highlighting what...