Wednesday, May 29, 2024
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California Citrus Mutual Takes Leading Role in Keeping HLB Out of State’s Groves

Farm Credit has supported advocacy group’s efforts on behalf of industry for over 20 years Press release provided by Farm Credit Alliance California...
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Farm Groups ‘Troubled’ by Court’s Bumblebee Ruling

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Saying that bumblebees may be classified as fish,...
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The Central Valley Honeybee

By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice As many of us know, almonds are a major source of income for the...
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The Green Invaders

By Marcia Wolfe, Contributor, Valley Ag Voice Some years ago, I was sitting in my car at a curbside parking spot just...
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Birds and the BeesZZZ…

By Marcia Wolfe Contributor, Valley Ag Voice  I was out in the backyard pulling weeds around the bird bath one day last week....
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California Almond Community Announces Five-Point Pollinator Protection Plan

Reprinted with permission from the Almond Board of California Preceding the start of the annual almond pollination season in February, the California...
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Medfly Infestation Triggers Quarantine in Portion of San Bernardino County

A quarantine has been declared due to a Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) infestation detected in the unincorporated area of Devore, San Bernardino County. A total of 2 adult males, 2 mated females and multiple larvae have been detected to date. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the San Bernardino County Agricultural Commissioner, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) are working collaboratively on this project.

Oriental Fruit Fly Detected in Sacramento County

Press Release Provided by the Sacramento County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office ​The Sacramento County Agricultural Commissioner, in cooperation with the Yolo County Agricultural...

U.S. Beekeepers Suffered Higher than Average Colony Loss Last Year, with Winter Losses the...

Press Release: Provided by University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources  COLLEGE PARK, MD, June 19, 2019—Beekeepers across the United...
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California Citrus Mutual Statement on Chlorpyrifos Ban

Press Release: Provided by California Citrus Mutual On May 8th, the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) and the California Department of Pesticide...
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Who Says All “Bugs” Are Bad?

By: Marcia Wolfe Valley Ag Voice Sitting at the table on the back patio I can see just part of the backyard rimmed...