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Secretary of State Finalizes Central Valley Candidates

A look at who's on the ballot for 2024. By Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice Following the Sacramento Superior Court’s decision...
Kevin McCarthy

Political Commentary: Farewell to a Leader in Central Valley Agriculture  

By Valley Ag Voice Editorial Staff  With the loss of representation from Central Valley native and agricultural advocate Kevin McCarthy, California faces...
From left to right: Jimmy Panetta (CA 19), David Rouzer (NC-7), Jim Costa (CA-21), Dave Valadao (CA-22), Chairman Glenn GT Thompson, Kevin McCarthy (CA-20), Doug LaMalfa (CA-1), Salud Carbajal (CA-24), John Rose (TN-6), John Duarte (CA-13)

Recent California Legislation Addresses Pigs, Water and Farm Bill Priorities

New Regulations for Central Valley Farmers. Natalie Willis, Reporter, Valley Ag Voice There are three major legislative events occurring in 2023 that could...
Emily Rooney

Emily Rooney Named to DWR Task Force

Reprinted with Permission from the Department of Water Resources (DWR) The Department of Water Resources (DWR) selected Ag Council President Emily Rooney...
valencia oranges

Giumarra Companies’ Kristina Lorusso Discusses Citrus Outlook

By Melissa De Leon Chavez Reprinted with permission from AndNowUKnow  The Golden State has seen more weather in previous months than in recent...
John DArrigo

Western Growers to Honor John D’Arrigo at the 2023 Annual Meeting

Press Release Provided by Western Growers  During its quarterly Board Meeting, the Western Growers Executive Committee announced it will bestow D’Arrigo Bros....
Kevin McCarthy

Thank a Farmer

Reprinted with Permission from Congressman Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the House On Tuesday, February 14, 2023, Speaker of the House and Representative...
Kevin McCarthy

California Farm Bureau Congratulates SpeakerKevin McCarthy

California Farm Bureau President Jamie Johansson applauds California’s Kevin McCarthy on his election as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. “As...
farm

Aerial Applicators–A Conscientious Pilot’s Wish

Jon Slikker Jr., Aerial Applicator, Vince Dusters When pulling up to a railroad crossing and patiently waiting for the train to pass,...
Jamie Johansson

Johansson Calls for Restoring Farm Bounty

California Farm Bureau President Jamie Johansson on Monday urged lawmakers and society at large to adopt a new mindset in their...
Carrie Lawson Robertson

Agriculture in the Classroom Program Honors ‘Outstanding Educator’

Press Release Provided by California Farm Bureau Federation A middle school teacher in Los Angeles who introduces urban students to farming and...
Richard Waycott

Almond Board of California Search Committee Preparing for 2023 CEO Transition

Press Release by Almond Board of California Almond Board of California President and CEO Richard Waycott has informed the board of directors...

The Wonderful Company Announces Morea than $1 Million in Community Grants to Central Valley...

Thirty-One Grantees Chosen for Their Critical Work in California’s Central Valley, Building on the Wonderful Company’s Longstanding Commitment to the Region Press...
Jeff Huckaby

Jeff Huckaby Named Grower of the Year at Organic Grower Summit

Press Release Provided by Grimmway Farms   On December 1st, Grimmway Farms President and CEO Jeff Huckaby received the Grower of the...
Mike Wade

What “They” Don’t Know Can Hurt You

By Scott Hamilton, President, Hamilton Resources Economics “Life is full of uncertainties. Your food supply should not be one of them.” That...
Western Grower's headquarters in Orange County

Western Growers Announces Results of Board of Directors Election

Press Release Provided by Wester Growers Western Growers is pleased to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Western Growers Board of Directors...
John Liu, Vice President of Food Safety for Grimmway Farms

Grimmway Farms Welcomes John Liu as Vice President of Food Safety

Press Release Provided by Grimmway Farms Grimmway Farms announced in October that John Liu has been named Vice President of Food Safety....
Alexandria Biering

Legislators Request a Unified Valley Voice

By Scott Hamilton, President, Hamilton Resources Economics The challenges associated with achieving groundwater sustainability were abundant at a regional meeting of the...
Trelawney Bullis

YF&R Member Tracks Water Supplies, Groundwater Rules

Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert By Christine Souza, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation (This is the first...
Kaelyn Peterson

Kaelyn Peterson Joins Grimmway Farms as Director of Strategic Communications and Engagement

Press Release Provided by Grimmway Farms Grimmway Farms today announced that Kaelyn Peterson has been named Director of Strategic Communications and Engagement....
Water Legislation Update panel at BC

WAKC Hosts Water Legislative Update

By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice On July 26th, 2022 the Water Association of Kern County held a Water Legislation...
CAWG President Natalie Collins

CA Association of Winegrape Growers Announces Natalie Collins as Interim President

Press Release by CA Association of Winegrape Growers On July 27th, California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Chairman Tom Slater announced the...
US Capitol

National Nutrition Strategy, White House Nutrition Conference

Press Release Provided by International Fresh Produce Association Recently the International Fresh Produce Association submitted an 8-point plan of recommendations illustrating how...
Vard Terry

Holloway President Vard Terry Retires After 50 Years of Service

Part of three generations of Holloway employees, Terry celebrated 50 years of service on Dec. 18; He will remain with company...
Brent Reed

Brent Reed Joins Scythe & Spade As West Coast Regional Manager

Led by a Seasoned Veteran and 3rd-Generation Californian, Scythe & Spade expands their presence in the West Press Release Provided by American...
Senator Melissa Hurtado

Hurtado Attends Historical Groundbreaking of Construction On Friant-Kern Canal

Press release provided by Senator Melissa Hurtado On January 25th, Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) released the following statement after attending the historical...