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KCFB Executive Director’s Report: Spring Forward—and Away We Go!

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau Just a couple of weeks ago we set our clocks an hour ahead...
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Young Farmers & Ranchers April Report

By Timothy Collins, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Timothy Collins Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Last spring, the Young Farmers...
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KCFB: President’s Message

By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau Hopefully you read my last month’s article about the receipt of the Department of...
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Malthusian Trap – Government Style?

KCFB Executive Director’s Report By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau  In the 18th century, economist Thomas Robert Malthus proposed a...
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KCFB: Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Timothy Collins, Chair, KC Young Farmers & Ranchers Timothy Collins Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers The Young Farmers and Ranchers started...
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KCFB President’s Message: Engagement is Vital

By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau Here we are, already in February 2022, and at the time that I am...
Woolworth's Bakersfield California

KCFB Executive Director’s Report: What Can You Get For a Nickel?

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau  In 1878 Frank W. Woolworth came up with a concept to create a...
Christine Johnson, Kelley Higgins, Amy Mebane, Tim Collins, Katie Verhoef, and Emily Lopez.

KCFB: Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Timothy Collins, Chair, KC Young Farmers & Ranchers Timothy Collins Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers The world is a busy place...

KCFB: President’s Message

By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau Happy New Year! I hope that you and your family had a wonderful Christmas...
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KCFB Executive Director’s Report

A New Year & What’s Ahead By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau With 2021 now behind us, we look forward...
Kern County Farm Bureau members at the Young Farmers and Ranchers State Conference

Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Timothy Collins, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Timothy Collins Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Making it Possible. That was...
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President’s Message

By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau Here we are in December already with a new year just around the corner...
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KCFB Executive Director’s Report: Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town… But Will He Be...

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau We’re all familiar with the lyrics of the classic Christmas song, “Santa Claus...

Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Allie Cushnyr, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers I would like to congratulate our newly elected 2022 Kern County Young...

KCFB: President’s Message

By Patty Poire. President, Kern County Farm Bureau It’s been a month now and I thought that I would break my normal...
Bounty of Kern County 2021

KCFB: Executive Director’s Report

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau Every year people all over the country gather on the third Thursday in...
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KCFB: Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Allie Cushnyr, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Now is your chance to get more involved, build your network, and...
Patty Poire President, Kern County Farm Bureau

KCFB: President’s Message… An Introduction

By Patty Poire, President, Kern County Farm Bureau As John stated in his last President’s message, time sure does fly when you’re...

KCFB: Executive Director’s Report

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau The Kern County Farm Bureau held its annual meeting and elected new officers...
Edible Schoolyard Kern County

Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Allie Cushnyr, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers, & Ranchers Our September event, at the Buena Vista Edible Schoolyard (ESY), went great!...
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KCFB: President’s Message – Term in Review

By John C. Moore, III, President, Kern County Farm Bureau Well, I guess what they say is true… time flies when you’re...

KCFB: Executive Director’s Report

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau September marks the beginning of autumn in the northern hemisphere and the start...

Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Allie Cushnyr, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Summer is unfortunately coming to an end, but many of us are...
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Kern County Farm Bureau Member Spotlight: Johnston Farms

By Jenifer VanAlstein, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice Johnston Farms is a unique farming company in that they grow both row crops...
Friant-Kern Canal in California

How Much Are You Willing to Pay for Drought?

President’s & Executive Director’s Shared Message This past July millions of Americans joined friends, families, and neighbors to celebrate our nation’s Independence...
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Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Allie Cushnyr, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers One of the reasons I joined this group in 2015 was because...
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KCFB President’s Message: Givers and Takers

By John Moore, President, Kern County Farm Bureau In Life There Are Givers By nature, farmers and ranchers are Givers. Farmers and ranchers...
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KCFB: Executive Director’s Report

By Romeo Agbalog, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau Kern County… the most important county in the nation. That may sound a...
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Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Allie Cushnyr, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers IT’S BACK!!! The Kern County Young Farmers and Ranchers Annual Charity Farmer’s...

KCFB President’s Message: Back to the Basics

By John Moore, President, Kern County Farm Bureau Every late April to early May marks the commencement of the south valley’s row...