Saturday, August 13, 2022
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State Invests $3.75 Million to Fund Research Into Safer, More Sustainable Pest Management

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Press Release Provided by California Department of Pesticide Regulation On April 21st, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) awarded $3.75 million...
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State Initiates Review of Research Application for Use of Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes in Tulare...

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Press Release Provided by CA Department of Pesticide Regulation The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has initiated the review of a...
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County Agricultural Commissioners Launch Pilots to Support Development of Statewide Pesticide Application Notification System

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Press release provided by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation On February 3rd, four County Agricultural Commissioners (CACs) announced a voluntary partnership...
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Agriculture and Green Industry Groups Reaffirm Glyphosate Safety & Public Benefits Following Court Oral...

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Press Release Provided By the American Farm Bureau Groups representing agricultural growers, retailers, landscaping, and golf course professionals responded with strong support...
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Julie Henderson to Lead Department of Pesticide Regulation, Ushering in New Era for Safer,...

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Press Release by California Department of Pesticide Regulation Governor Gavin Newsom announced the appointment of Julie Henderson as director of California’s Department...

CDFA Accepting Applications for Two Pesticide Grant Programs

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Press Release Provided by the California Department of Food and Agriculture  The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting...
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Department of Pesticide Regulation Opens $5.55 Million Grant Application Process to Fund Innovative Solutions...

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Press Release Provide by California Department of Pesticide Regulation The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) opened the application period for the 2022...
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State Warns Organic Farmers to Stop Using W.O.W. Whack Out Weeds! and EcoMight-Pro Pesticides

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Press Release Provided by California Department of Food and Agriculture and California Department of Pesticide Regulation The state is warning organic farmers...
This state-licensed indoor cannabis cultivation facility utilizes energy efficiency LED lighting and produces plants in soil as a growing medium

Indoor Cannabis Production a Growing Trend Throughout Central Valley

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By Geoffrey Taylor, MA, Hemp Contributor, Valley Ag Voice Up and down the Central Valley, indoor cannabis cultivation is reigning supreme in...
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State Monitoring Confirms Low or No Pesticide Residues in Most Fruits and Vegetables

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Press Release Provided by Department of Pesticide Regulation A newly released Department of Pesticide Regulation report should ease concerns of California consumers...
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KCFB Administrator’s Report

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By Colleen Taber, Administrator, Kern County Farm Bureau While restrictions continue on gatherings and large educational meetings, Spray Safe and the message...
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Those Pesky Bugs and Critters

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By Mike McCoyExecutive Director, Kern County Museum Mike McCoy Executive Director, Kern County Museum Anyone who has had a home garden knows the struggle...
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DPR Awards $1.34 Million for Alternatives to Chlorpyrifos Research Grants

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Press Release Provided by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation The Department of Pesticide Regulation announced in late August that it has...
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California to Restrict Consumer Use of the Pesticide Carbaryl

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Press Release Provided by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation A recently adopted California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) rule restricting general...
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New Report Lays Groundwork for Safer, More-sustainable Alternatives to Banned Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

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Press Release provided by CDFA, CalEPA, and Department of Pesticide Regulation A report issued on July 16th identifies alternatives for California growers...

State Tests Show Low or No Pesticide Levels in Most Fruits and Vegetables in...

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Press Release Provided by the Department of Pesticide Regulation October 2019 Once again, tests showed that the vast majority of fresh produce...

Eeeeek… Musky Toes!

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You know, I wasn’t born and raised in Bakersfield, but I have lived here since 1985; so, it’s been a while...

Production Research Overview 2019

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Article provided by the California Walnut Board Walnut production research goes back over five decades. Each year, the California Walnut Board’s Production...

CCGGA Tours Tulare Lakebottom Area with DPR Director Val Dolcini

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Provided by California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association The California Cotton Ginners and Growers Association (CCGGA) along with other agricultural associations had...

OPINION: Open Letter to the Non-Agricultural Community

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Originally posted on LinkedIn. Genetically modified organism. Photo: Shutterstock Hi. We need to talk. Firstly - apologies to you, because we are not always...
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California Citrus Mutual Statement on Chlorpyrifos Ban

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Press Release: Provided by California Citrus Mutual On May 8th, the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) and the California Department of Pesticide...