Sunday, June 16, 2024

Save-the-Date for these Agricultural Events  

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  Growers interested in learning more about the potato and mushroom industries are in for a treat this...

Second-Largest Almond Harvest Predicted for 2024, USDA Adjusts Federal Marketing Order

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice  California almonds are estimated to come in at 3 billion pounds this year according to...
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Bolthouse Farms Splits into Two Companies

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice On May 6, Butterfly Equity — a private, Beverly Hills-based firm specializing in the food...

Kern County Brings Back Dairy Princess Program 

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  The Dairy Princess Program for District 6 — Kern, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara counties —...

KCFB: President’s Message 

By Jenny Holtermann, President, Kern County Farm Bureau  Advocacy—  Oxford Dictionary defines an advocate as a person who publicly supports or recommends a...

Study finds benefit in clustering organics 

By Caleb Hampton, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert    Reprinted with permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation  A new study by researchers from the...

Save-the-Date for these Agricultural Events  

By Valley Ag Voice Staff  May is packed with several exciting events for professionals in the agriculture industry.    NETWORKING & CONFERENCES  On May 1-2,...

President’s Message  

By Jenny Holtermann, President, Kern County Farm Bureau  Growing up on a family farm, I remember my father dealing with multiple challenges...

Kern County Farm Bureau Celebrates 40 Years of Farm Day in the City

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice The Kern County Farm Bureau’s 40th Annual Farm Day in the City event kicked off...
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National Ag Day: Acknowledging Central Valley Farmers’ Grit and Dedication

By Valley Ag Voice Staff On March 19, National Agriculture Day provides an opportunity to celebrate the successes in Central Valley farming...

Kern County Water Summit Dives Deep Into Water Management

Summit panelists examine the complex relationship between water rights, SGMA compliance, and economic sectors in Kern County. By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley...
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General Election Looms: Top Two Primary Winners Gear Up for November Battle

The 20th Congressional District race heats up as Fong dominates early results. By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice As the dust settles...
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KCFB: President’s Message 

By Jenny Holtermann, President, Kern County Farm Bureau  California grows more than half of the nation’s fruits, nuts, and vegetables. Kern County...

KCFB:Executive Director’s Report  

By Rachel Nettleton, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau  As California’s agricultural heartland, Kern County plays a strong role in our nation’s...

KCFB: Young Farmers & Ranchers 

 By Christine Johnson, Chair, Young Farmers & Ranchers  The Young Farmers & Ranchers group began the year with our annual Basque Crawl...
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KCFB: President’s Message

By Jenny Holtermann, President, Kern County Farm Bureau As the new year begins, we look at the new regulations and laws that...
Kern County Farm Bureau Farm Day in the City event

KCFB: Executive Director’s Report  

By Rachel Nettleton, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau  The Kern County Farm Bureau is eagerly anticipating our 40th Annual Farm Day...

Wet Winter Heightens Potential Almond Disease Outbreak

By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice An unusual disease outbreak is afflicting California almonds on top of an already tumultuous market....

Superior Court Judge Approves Fong’s Congressional Bid

By Valley Ag Voice Staff A Sacramento Superior Court Judge ruled that Assemblyman Vince Fong can run for the 20th Congressional seat....

KCFB: President’s Message 

By Jenny Holtermann, President, Kern County Farm Bureau As the new year approaches, many of us may look for positive change...

18th Annual Spray Safe Event Underscores Continuing Education  

By Valley Ag Voice Staff The Kern County Farm Bureau is hosting its 18th annual Spray Safe Event on Jan. 19...

CA Farm Bureau Recognizes Local Ag Leaders

By Valley Ag Voice Staff The California Farm Bureau boasted a series of recognitions to local agricultural industry leaders spanning Kern...

Ensuring HR and Safety Compliance: The Critical Role of Document Version Control with FormForce 

Article provided by FormForce  Maintaining HR and safety compliance is non-negotiable in today's fast-paced business environment. Regulations change, audits loom, and the...

Kern Enters State Agreement for Huanglongbing Detection

California citrus navigates invasive insects, decreased volumes. Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Kern County's Agriculture and Measurement Standards Department proposed a cooperative...

KCFB: Executive Director’s Report

By Rachel Nettleton, Executive Director, Kern County Farm Bureau A few weeks ago, the Kern County Farm Bureau attended the Central Region...
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The Presentation of El Credo de FFA by Students From Kern County

By Valley Ag Voice Staff Spring was a season of significant events for California’s FFA Association. Kern County was represented by students...