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Tulare, Calif., (October 11, 2017) – The California Foundation for Ag in the Classroom has added a number of resources on one of the state’s top commodities – beef. The “Beefing Up Math” Project was sponsored by the California Beef Council and includes five new math worksheets for students in grades 1 to 6. The worksheets require students to solve …

Cal Poly Dairy Judging Team Takes First Place at National Competition

San Luis Obispo, Calif., (October 3, 2017) – The Cal Poly Dairy Judging Team won first place in oral reasons and fourth place overall in the All-American Dairy Show in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Fourteen teams representing the top dairy and animal science college programs throughout the nation, including universities in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Virginia and Indiana, competed in the All-American Dairy Show …

“Imagine this… Story Writing Contest” now accepting entries for 2017 contest!

Sacramento, Calif., (September 25, 2017) – The California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom is now accepting submissions for the 2017 “Imagine this… Story Writing Contest.” Third to eighth grade educators are invited to submit their students’ work to be entered to win awards including being published into a story book, a medal, an e-reader, and an all-expenses-paid trip to …

Advances in Prune Production Meeting, Sept. 26

prune meeting

Want to learn about the recent advances in prune research and how they impact your prune management practices? Attend the UC Cooperative Extension’s upcoming meeting on Tuesday, September 26th at the Ord Bend Community Hall (3241 CA-45, Glenn, CA) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will feature UC Davis Plant Pathologist Themis Michailides, who will talk about cytospora …

Advances in Prune Production Research Meeting, Sept. 26

Glenn, Calif., (September 22, 2017) – Want to learn about the recent advances in prune research and how they impact your prune management practices? Attend the UC Cooperative Extension’s upcoming meeting on Tuesday, September 26th at the Ord Bend Community Hall (3241 CA-45, Glenn, CA) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will feature UC Davis Plant Pathologist Themis …

Blue Jacket Program Returns this Fall

Tulare, Calif., (September 21, 2017) – The Tulare County Farm Bureau’s Education and Scholarship fund, a 501(c)(3) charitable trust, is excited to announce the return of the Blue Jacket Bonanza program. The program is made possible through generous donations to the Farm Bureau’s education and scholarship fund. NOTE:   Packets will be mailed to the Ag Departments this week! Applications will be online …

Cal Poly Named Best in the West by U.S. News for 25th Straight Year

San Luis Obispo, Calif., (September 20, 2017) – For the 25th consecutive year, Cal Poly has been named the best public, master’s-level university in the West by U.S. News & World Report’s annual America’s Best Colleges guidebook. The 2018 guidebook lists Cal Poly in 11th place overall in the West for regional universities. The Western regional list includes 141 public and private institutions in 15 states that …

UC ANR is a Natural Partner to Help Bridge California’s Digital Divide

Sacramento, Calif., (September 19, 2017) – Even as the digital revolution has changed the world, there are thousands of California residents in rural areas that do not have an internet connection adequate for engaging in modern technology. With offices in all California counties and several research centers located in remote locations, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Vice President Glenda Humiston …

Google to Support Computer Science Career Training for Santa Clara 4-H

Santa Clara, Calif., (September 5, 2017) – 4-H members in Santa Clara County will work with Google employees to develop computer science technical skills, digital fluency, creativity and problem solving skills in a new 10-week program made possible with a donation from the Silicon Valley internet search giant. Youth participants, teen leaders and adult volunteers are now being recruited to …

Young Ag Professionals Learn About the Local Food System and Range to Table Program

Santa Rosa, Calif., (September 1, 2017) – In August, in lieu of a general meeting, the Sonoma-Marin Young Farmers and Ranchers attended an educational ag tour. The group toured the Redwood Empire Food Bank (REFB), Bear Republic Brewery and Oak Ridge Angus to learn about the local food system and the Range to Table Program. The day started with a …

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