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Sonoma County Ag Days Educates 5,000 Students About All Aspects of Agriculture

Santa Rosa, Calif., (April 18, 2018) – As 5,000 students descended on the Sonoma County Fairgrounds and splashed through puddles on March 13 and 14, it was obvious they were all excited for a day out of the classroom. This year’s theme was the Year of Water and Soil, with an educational emphasis on these elements that are critical to …

Farm Bill Discussions Will Affect All Californians

Sacramento, Calif., (April 18, 2018) – Noting that programs in new federal farm legislation have the potential to benefit everyone in California, the leader of the California Farm Bureau Federation welcomed today’s release of draft legislation by the House Agriculture Committee. The release marks a key milestone in updating the multi-year farm bill that expires Sept. 30. “Although it’s known …

Public Hearing on New California Coastal Commission Permit Requirements

San Raefel, Calif., (April 18, 2018) – After nearly a decade of discussions, hearings and workshops, additional modifications were made to the California Coastal Commission’s (CCC) decisions following its November 2, 2016 public workshop that have increased farmer and rancher anxiety. According to Kevin Lunny, President of the Marin Farm Bureau, “Following the November 2016 meeting we came away believing …

USDA California Crop/Weather Report

USDA Crop/Weather Report

Sacramento, Calif., (April 17, 2018) – Early last week was dry across California. From Thursday to early Sunday, a series of storm systems from an atmospheric river from the Pacific impacted coastal areas as well as central and northern California; bringing moderate to heavy precipitation. Snow levels dropped to around 4,000 to 4,500 feet over the weekend in the mountains, …

Castanon’s 5th-Place Finish Leads Fresno State Soil Judging Team At Nationals

Fresno, Calif., (April 17, 2018) – Fresno State senior Mark Castanon qualified for the International Soil Judging Contest in Rio de Janiero after finishing fifth overall among 88 individuals at the national competition. The Fresno State soil judging team placed 15th for its highest-ever team finish in the national competition. The National Collegiate Soils Contest was hosted by the University …

“Valley’s Gold” promotes Education through Agriculture

Fresno, Calif., (April 16, 2018) – Created in 2013, through a partnership between FCFB and ValleyPBS, “Valley’s Gold” is a local television series that presents a behind-the-scenes look at the economic engine that drives the region, agriculture. Hosted by FCFB CEO Ryan Jacobsen, “Valley’s Gold” provides a window into understanding the people, places and crops of California’s agriculture industry and …

California Grown Goes to Disneyland

Sacramento, Calif., (April 16, 2018) – When it comes to featuring nutritious California-grown foods, two of the best built-in ambassadors we have are in Anaheim – Disneyland and the California Adventure park. They host millions of visitors from around the world every year, providing an excellent opportunity to showcase our state’s agriculture. Disney embraced that this year with its 2018 Food …

Fresno County Department of Agriculture Crop Report

Fresno, Calif., (April 16, 2018) – Growers continued to irrigate oats, triticale, wheat, and winter forage as they started to head out. Dry-land barley, triticale, and wheat benefitted greatly with the recent rain that arrived in March. All grain fields received fertilizing and treatment for broadleaf weeds as needed. Rice fields were getting prepared for planting. Alfalfa fields started to …

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