Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Lack of Processing Hampers the Organic Meat Business

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Despite rising demand for organic meat, some California...
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California Farm Bureau Supports Reintroduction of Agricultural Immigration Bill

Press Release Provided by California Farm Bureau Federation Saying it would provide mutual benefit for farmers, ranchers and their employees, the California...
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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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Federal, State Regulatory Changes Impacting Hemp Industry Operators

By Geoffrey Taylor, MA, Hemp Contributor, Valley Ag Voice With so much excitement surrounding the hemp industry around the country and hemp...
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Agriculture and Business Coalition Disappointed in Cal/OSHA Emergency Standards Preliminary Injunction Ruling

Press Release Provided by Western Growers In response to the decision of the Superior Court to deny motions for preliminary injunctions restraining...
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Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance Members Testify on Opportunities to Tackle Climate Change

Press Release Provided by American Farm Bureau Federation Four witnesses representing the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance’s (FACA) founding organizations and co-chairs...

Growers Thrive When We Participate in the Process

By Jenifer VanAlstein, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice This month, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) held a series of...
Sign, “Help! Solve The Water Crisis,” posted by a flowering almond orchard, addresses the lack of water for agricultural use–Bakersfield, CA

San Joaquin Valley at a Crossroads

By Scott Hamilton, President, Hamilton Resource Economics The San Joaquin Valley, its people, its environment, and its economy stand at a crossroads,...
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KCFB President’s Message: Executive Overreach & Curious Levels of Comfortability

By John Moore, President, Kern County Farm Bureau The pandemic has shifted normal operating procedures in more ways than one. Employees and...

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