Sunday, September 26, 2021

Young Farmers & Ranchers

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By Allie Cushnyr, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Summer is unfortunately coming to an end, but many of us are...
US Capitol Building

Cattle Group Issues Rebuke on Call for Regional Cash Market Minimums

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Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA In a white paper distributed in August to the U.S. Senate agriculture committee and other Senate...

National Ag, Water Coalition Applauds Senate Passage of Infrastructure Bill

Press Release Provided by California Farm Bureau Federation With nearly two-thirds of the West experiencing extreme or exceptional drought conditions, and more...
Karen Hedlund to serve on STB

NGFA Commends Senate Committee for NGFA Commends Senate Committee for Favorably Reporting Hedlund for...

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Press Release Provided by National Grain and Feed Association The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) commended the Senate Commerce Committee for...

Farm Country Gears up for Tourism Return

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By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Pandemic cabin fever continues to drive people out...
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USDA Will Begin Issuing New Market Reports Following USCA Request for Greater Transparency

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Press Release Provided by the US Cattlemen’s Association On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that beginning Monday, August 9,...
map shows the historically unprecedented surface water cuts that are affecting California agriculture, and America’s tables in 2021

Robustly Full to Empty Reservoirs

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Press Release Provided by the California Farm Water Coalition In two years, California’s State reservoirs have gone from beginning water 2020 “robustly”...
California Aqueduct

COMMENTARY: Who’s Actually Leading the State’s Water Infrastructure?

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By Jenifer VanAlstein, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice California has been a state for nearly 200 years. One might think by now...
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Are You Prepared for When Disaster Strikes?

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A Re-cap on CCA’s Wildfire Safety & Livestock Evacuation Workshop By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice On June 23, 2021, The...
produce for sale at farmer's market

Young Farmers & Ranchers

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By Allie Cushnyr, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers One of the reasons I joined this group in 2015 was because...
Packaged meat in grocery store

Cattlemen Applaud Biden Executive Order to Restore Competition in the U.S. Economy

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Press Release Provided by the United States Cattlemen’s Association On July 9th, President Joe Biden issued an Executive Order to establish a...
black angus cattle

New USDA Competition Driver Applauded by Cattle Group

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Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA The largest U.S. producer-only cattle trade association, R-CALF USA, applauded the July 9th announcement by Secretary...
trout in dry riverbed

State Water Contractors’ Response to California’s 2021-22 State Budget

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Budget Includes Historic Investments in California’s Drought Resilience and Critical Water Delivery Infrastructure Press Release Provided by the State Water Contractors  On June...
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Governor Newsom Expands Drought Proclamation to Include Nine New Counties as Drought Conditions Persist...

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This Second Expansion of the Emergency Drought Proclamation Now Covers 50 out of California’s 58 Counties and Calls for a 15%...
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Young Farmers & Ranchers

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

California Water Management Problem

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By Jenifer VanAlstein, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice California is in yet another tough water year. It seems as though we are...
irrigation pond

Statement From Friant Water Authority on 2021 Drought Operations

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Reprinted with Permission from Friant Water Authority Recent actions by the State Water Resources Control Board, Bureau of Reclamation, and California Department...
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Senate Bill 419 Puts Central Valley Workers Out of Work

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By Robert Acosta, PCL Construction California’s Central Valley has some of the highest unemployment rates in the state and it’s the reason...
cows grazing at sunset

COMMENT: Grazing Provides Important Service on Public Lands

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By Zippy Duvall President, American Farm Bureau Federation Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Take a drive through the countryside in...
meat packing facility

USCA Statement on Meatpacking Lobby’s Report on “Beef Market Myths”

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Press Release Provided by US Cattlemen's Association Regarding the report being circulated on Capitol Hill by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI)...
USCA Senior Policy Advisor Jess Peterson with Senator Tester (USCA)

USCA Applauds Bill to Establish Office of the Special Investigator for Competition Matters

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Press Release Provided by US Cattlemans Association On June 11th, U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-MT), Charles Grassley (R-IA), and Mike Rounds (R-SD)...
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Sheep Ranchers Face Drought, Wage Issue

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By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation   Parched pastures have forced many sheep ranchers...
water diversion

Smarter Water Diversions

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By Scott Hamilton, President, Hamilton Resource Economics More and more farmers and water managers are faced with a tricky problem – how...
social at Crusader Brewing, Bakersfield, California

KCFB Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Allie Cushnyr, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers, & Ranchers May was a busy month for the Kern County Young Farmers and...
Klamath River end at the Pacific Ocean, view from the Klamath overview in Klamath, California

SWC Response to Governor Newsom’s Expanded Drought Proclamation and New Drought and Water Resilience...

Press Release Provided by State Water Contractors On May 10, 2021 Governor Gavin Newsom announced the expansion of his April 21 Emergency...
Garces FFA Banquet

2021 Garces FFA Banquet

By Jordan Van Skike, 2021–2022 FFA Chapter Reporter, Garces Memorial High School May 13th marked the Garces Memorial FFA’s second and a...
cattle

Importer-controlled Cattle Exceed Purchases in Domestic Negotiated Cash Market

Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently completed its reapportionment of the National Beef Checkoff Program...
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KCFB Young Farmers & Ranchers

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By Allie Cushnyr, Chair, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers Fundraising has been difficult for YF&R over the last year, and we...
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California Farm Bureau Supports Reintroduction of Agricultural Immigration Bill

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Press Release Provided by California Farm Bureau Federation Saying it would provide mutual benefit for farmers, ranchers and their employees, the California...

COMMENTARY: Access Rule Violates Farmers’ Constitutional Rights

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By Tony Francois Attorney, Pacific Legal Foundation Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Farming in California is kind of the Olympics...