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Six California Ag Teachers Named Finalists for Golden Owl Award®

Educators devote countless time, and often their own resources, to helping students pursue their passions. To recognize the contributions of California’s leading agricultural teachers, the California FFA Foundation, in partnership with Nationwide and the California Farm Bureau, is honoring six exceptional teachers as finalists for the Golden Owl Award. From September 1 through January 16, nominations were collected for top …

California FFA Foundation 5K Event Coming Oct. 8-14

The California FFA Foundation (“FFA”) is thrilled to announce that Molina Healthcare of California (“Molina”) will serve as the presenting sponsor of the highly-anticipated 5K for FFA event. The event, aimed at promoting health and wellness among alumni, supporters, and more than 100,000 California FFA members, will take place October 8-14, 2023. Now in its third year, the 5K for …

Fresno Madera Farm Credit and CoBank Announce $30,000 Donation to Central California Food Bank

Fresno Madera Farm Credit and CoBank have jointly announced a $30,000 donation to Central California Food Bank’s Feeding Families Fund Drive. The donation will provide over 180,000 meals to rural residents of Central California, many of whom have limited access to full-service grocery stores and have been severely impacted by the rising cost of food. “With the challenge of rising …

4-H Project Helps Siskiyou County Prepare Animals for Emergencies

With the McKinney Fire creeping closer to Yreka in the summer of 2022, Emily Jackson and her mother potentially faced the enormous task of getting all their goats, chickens, dogs and cats to safety – while Emily’s father and twin sister Lindsay were away fighting the fires. Fortunately, Emily and Lindsay had gained crucial knowledge about evacuating animals through a …

California Farmland Trust Race to Slow the Pace 5k/10k, Sept. 17

California Farmland Trust (CFT), a non-profit dedicated to preserving the best farmland in the country, is proud to announce the title and presenting sponsors of the third annual Race to Slow the Pace 5k/10k on Sunday, Sept. 17 at Bokisch Vineyards in Lodi, CA. Title sponsors of Race to Slow the Pace, The John and Jeani Ferrari Family Foundation are …

American Agri-Women Announces Road to Influence Inaugural Cohort

Six dynamic women will make up the inaugural Cohort of the American Agri-Women (AAW) Road to influence. The Road to Influence (RTI) is a new program developed by AAW designed to be a bold and innovative personal development experience for members. The program is intended to identify and move beyond limiting beliefs and behaviors, ultimately resulting in stronger leaders for AAW and …

BASF Safety Scouts Farm Safety Program Launches in the US

BASF is excited to support a safe growing season in 2023 with the launch of the BASF Safety Scouts program for U.S. farm families. The BASF Safety Scouts program supports children in learning about the value and importance of farm safety by providing safety kits to families free of charge. The kits contain a high-visibility safety vest, educational activities, and more, …

American Agri-Women Decide Legislative Policy Positions

American Agri-Women (AAW) updated its legislative policy positions in the areas of natural resources, commodities and education, and ag business and economics at its annual mid-year meeting held recently in Jordan, Utah. AAW, a national coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women, is in its 48th year of advocating for agriculture. The 2023 AAW Mid-Year meeting was held in beautiful Nashville, …

Quinn-Davidson to Lead UC ANR Fire Network, Help Farmers Prepare

Lenya Quinn-Davidson has been named director of the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Fire Network, effective April 1. UC ANR’s statewide Fire Network will build connections and capacity among UC ANR scientists, practitioners, land management and regulatory agencies, policymakers and communities to work toward fire resilience in California. Wildfire has become more frequent and intense in California with …

BASF Ag Solutions Doubles Donation Goal to FFA, Reaching $10,000

BASF Agricultural Solutions has exceeded its initial goal of $5,000 and raised a total of $10,000 during Give FFA Day on Thursday, February 23, 2023. Give FFA Day funds support agricultural education for Future Farmers of America (FFA). Since 2022, BASF had donated more than $550,000. “Together, not only did we meet our goal, but we exceeded it,” said Neil Bentley, BASF Vice President, …

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