Saturday, December 5, 2020
Olive Plantation in Bakersfield, California

President’s Message: Year One on the Job

By John MoorePresident, Kern County Farm Bureau It’s been one year since our past pres handed off the gavel giving us the...
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Administrator’s Note: Join Us for the 9th Annual Kern County Farm Bureau Bounty!

By Colleen Taber, Administrator, Kern County Farm Bureau There has been a lot of uncertainty, but one thing we can count on...
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Young Farmers & Ranchers

By Lindsey Mebane, President, Kern County Young Farmers & Ranchers You’ve probably figured out by now there are a few things I’m...
Serra Brand California Colossal Ripe Olives label, 1936

California Olives: The History and the Risks

By Mike McCoy, Executive Director, Kern County Museum The humble olive has been celebrated since the beginning of recorded time as the...
Argentine ant Linepithema Humile

DPR Awards $1.34 Million for Alternatives to Chlorpyrifos Research Grants

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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USCA Sends Letter Over Concerns with Mexican Beef

Press Release Provided by US Cattlemen’s Association On September 8th, the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) sent a letter to leaders at...
CZU Lightning Complex fire destroyed buildings at Swanton Pacific Ranch

University Farm, Research Facilities Suffer Fire Damage

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation Recent wildfires have burned some of the...
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California Citrus Mutual Commends Actions Regarding Seasonal and Perishable Products

Press Release Provided by California Citrus Mutual California Citrus Mutual commends the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), U.S. Department of...
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CDFA Launches Cannabis Industry Education and Outreach Campaign

Press Release Provided by the CDFA On September 2nd the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) launched a statewide public education...
forest fire

‘Just Relentless’: Wildfires Scorch Ranches, Forests

By Christine SouzaAssistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from the California Farm Bureau Federation Christine Souza Assistant Editor, Ag Alert As crews continue to...

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