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California Grape Growers Award Scholarships

Fresno, CA – California’s table grape growers recently awarded scholarships to eight students in grape-growing regions of the state. All recipients will be attending California universities or colleges. Five field worker scholarships were awarded in 2018: two $3,500 two-year scholarships to community colleges, and three $20,000 four-year field worker scholarships. Three $20,000 four-year agricultural scholarships were also awarded in 2018. …

101st Annual Meeting of Members Celebrates Farm Bureau Leaders

Tulare, Calif., (April 27, 2018) – Tulare County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce their annual celebration of members and leaders to take place during the 101st Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner to be hosted on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 6:00 pm at the Heritage Complex in Tulare.  Tickets for the event are $50 each and can be purchased by contacting the Tulare …

2018 Leopold Conservation Award Seeks Nominees

Sacramento, Calif., (April 11, 2018) – The Sand County Foundation, the California Farm Bureau Federation and Sustainable Conservation are accepting applications for the $10,000 California Leopold Conservation Award. The award publicly honors California farmers, ranchers, foresters and other private landowners who demonstrate outstanding stewardship and management of the state’s natural resources. “It is an honor to be a recipient of the Leopold …

Mexican Dignitaries and UC 4-H Leadership Honored in the California State Senate

Sacramento, Calif., (April 10, 2018) – Dignitaries from the Baja California department of agriculture were recognized along with representatives of the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources 4-H program by the California State Senate on April 2 for an agreement the two organizations forged last year to bring 4-H to children across the border. In presenting a resolution, Senator Ben Hueso, whose district includes the …

UCCE Advisor Rachel Surls Receives 2018 Bradford Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

Davis, Calif., (March 22, 2018) – The Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis has announced that Rachel Surls, UC Cooperative Extension sustainable food systems advisor for Los Angeles County, is this year’s recipient of the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award. Surls has been committed to community gardens, school gardens, and urban agriculture since long before our …

Fresno State Student Wins 2018 Collegiate Discussion Meet

Fresno, Calif., (February 27, 2018) – This past weekend, American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers held their 2018 Leadership Conference in Reno, NV. Among the many activities hosted was the Collegiate Discussion Meet, held annually at the conference. Representing California in the competition was Tim Traux of Fresno State, who was able to hold off competitors in the …

Citrus Biological Control Task Force Wins Integrated Pest Management Award

Sacramento, Calif., (February 26, 2018) – The California Citrus Research Board (CRB) has received an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Achievement Award for its work in establishing biological controls for the Asian citrus psyllid. The awards, bestowed annually by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), recognize organizations that use IPM to address the diverse pest management needs throughout California. IPM is a …

2017 IPM Achievement Award Winners Announced

Sacramento, Calif., (February 14, 2018) – The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), will honor four organizations for their achievements in reducing risk from pesticide use in a public ceremony on Feb. 12, 2018. “The variety of award winners this year demonstrates that pests—both in agricultural and urban settings—can be managed successfully using effective, low-risk methods,” said DPR Director Brian Leahy. “Integrated …

California State Fair Seeks Nominees for the 2018 Agriculturalist of the Year Award

Sacramento, Calif., (December 28, 2017) – Since 1854, the California State Fair has showcased the progress and advancement of the State’s agricultural industry. In celebration of those individuals who have substantially contributed to that success, the California State Fair is seeking nominations for the 2018 Agriculturalist of the Year. The Agriculturalist of the Year award is presented to an individual who …

Retiring Sun Maid President Receives American Vineyard Outstanding Service Award

Retiring Sun Maid President Receives American Vineyard Outstanding Service Award

At the 105th Annual Meeting of Sun-Maid, American Vineyard Publisher Dan Malcolm presented retiring Sun-Maid President Barry Kriebel with American Vineyard’s Outstanding Service Award, after 30+ years of dedicated service to Sun-Maid and the raisin industry. Watch his brief interview, and read more about Mr. Kriebel in the December Issue of American Vineyard Magazine. Sponsored By:

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