Tuesday, May 28, 2024

As Organic Sector Thrives, Research Seeks to Catch Up 

By Bob Johnson, Reporter, Monterey County   Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation  California leads the nation in organic agricultural production,...

Exotic Fruit Fly Triggers California Quarantine

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice With huanglongbing disease carried by Asian citrus psyllids becoming increasingly prominent throughout Southern California, the...
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Getting Serious About Climate Solutions

By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice Californians were invited to discuss the state’s climate-driven future in agriculture on March 30th...
California papaya farmers

CDFA Announces Awards For $12.8 Million For the California Underserved and Small Producer Grant...

Press Release Provided by the California Department of Food and Agriculture  The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Office of Farm...
farmland irrigation

CDFA Now Accepting Applications for The Water Efficiency Technical Assistance Program (WETA)

Press Release Provided by the California Department of Food and Agriculture The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting...
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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)...

CDFA Announces Vacancies on Certified Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee

Press Release provided by the California Department of Food and Agriculture The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is announcing vacancies...

California Unveils Plan to Sustainably Manage Pests and Eliminate High-risk Pesticides by 2050

Press Release provided by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation On January 26th, the state joined leaders from a diverse range of...
Spotted lanternfly - Lycorma delicatula

Spotted Lanternfly Provokes Action in California

By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice In 2021 California enacted a state exterior quarantine that prohibits the entry of many...

Registration and Call for Posters Underway for 30th Annual FREP/WPH Nutrient Management Conference

Press Release by California Department of Food and Agriculture  Registration is now open for the 30th annual Nutrient Management Conference, hosted by...
citrus

CDFA Announces Vacancies on California Citrus Advisory Committee

Press Release by California Department of Food and Agriculture The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is announcing vacancies on the...
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CDFA Announces Vacancies on Standardization Advisory Committee

Press Release by California Department of Food and Agriculture The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is announcing vacancies on the...
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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...

EHV-1 Outbreak in Southern California

By Audrey Hill, Contributor, Valley Ag Voice An outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1), a highly contagious respiratory disease in horses, is sweeping...
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Western Growers Receives $750,000 Grant for New AgTechX Ed Initiative

By Melissa A. Nagel, Contributor, Valley Ag Voice The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) recently awarded Western Growers a $750,000...
pork in grocery store

‘Narrow’ Ruling On Pork Law Does Not Apply To Producers

By Ching Lee Assistant Editor Ag Alert Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation Legal challenges by grocers, restaurants and retailers...
mosquito

West Nile in the Central Valley

By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice West Nile has been endemic in the U.S. since 2002, and most recent data...
orange growing on tree

Detection of Citrus Disease, Huanglongbing, in San Diego County Establishes New Quarantine Area

Detection Marks First Time Plant Disease Has Been Found in San Diego County Press Release Provided by the California Department of Food...
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CDFA Awards $2.7 Million in Technical Assistance Funding to Support the Healthy Soils and...

Press Release Provided by the California Department of Food and Agriculture The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) today announced it...
vineyard

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...
Pest mealybug closeup on the citrus tree.

CDFA Announces One Vacancy on the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Committee

Press Release Provided by the California Department of Food and Agriculture The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing one vacancy...
chicken

California Free of Virulent Newcastle Disease

Southern California Regional Quarantine Lifted Reprinted with permission from the California Department of Food and Agriculture On June 1st, 2020 the California Department...
COVID-19

CDFA Works During COVID-19 Pandemic to Facilitate Safe, Healthy Food Supply

Press Release Provided by CDFA The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is serving Californians during the COVID-19 pandemic by continuing...