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Proposed Prop 65 Action to Affect Certain Nut Products

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Proposed Prop 65 Action to Affect Certain Nut Products

Officials are looking to establish acceptable limits for nut products as it relates to Proposition 65 constraints. Prop 65 addresses warnings for certain chemicals that have been linked to cancer. ...

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Third Round of Farmers to Families Food Box Program Announced

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Third Round of Farmers to Families Food Box Program Announced

The third round of contracts was recently announced for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. An additional $1 billion has been made ...

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Third Round of Farmers to Families Food Box Program Announced AgNet West

California Conservation Project Receive $3.5 Million in Funding

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news California Conservation Project Receive $3.5 Million in Funding

A California conservation project is receiving significant funding support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conversation Service (NRCS). The project is being supported by the Regional Conservation Partnership ...

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California Conservation Project Receive $3.5 Million in Funding AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 09-23-20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 09-23-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering Congress choosing to not replenish the CCC, Valley walnuts ...

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How to Get Started with Raising Peafowl

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news How to Get Started with Raising Peafowl

How to get started with raising Peafowl. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Peafowls are not picky eaters. Like chickens, they will eat just about anything. You should ...

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How to Get Started with Raising Peafowl AgNet West

Addressing HLB Challenges Through Organic Citrus Survey

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Addressing HLB Challenges Through Organic Citrus Survey

An organic citrus survey is being offered as a way to learn more about the challenges and successes the industry has had in combatting Huanglongbing (HLB). The project is being ...

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Addressing HLB Challenges Through Organic Citrus Survey AgNet West

WIFIA Improvement Act Looks to Assist Public Water Projects

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news WIFIA Improvement Act Looks to Assist Public Water Projects

The WIFIA Improvement Act of 2020 was recently introduced as a means for helping provide support for public water projects. The bipartisan legislation would make changes to the Water Infrastructure ...

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WIFIA Improvement Act Looks to Assist Public Water Projects AgNet West

GAO Report Details How Trade Aid Payments Were Distributed

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news GAO Report Details How Trade Aid Payments Were Distributed

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) details how trade aid payments were administered through the 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) in a recent report. The program was established in 2018 ...

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GAO Report Details How Trade Aid Payments Were Distributed AgNet West

Federal Wildfire Bill Receives Support from Ag Groups

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Federal Wildfire Bill Receives Support from Ag Groups

A group of agricultural groups is supporting a federal wildfire bill that was recently introduced by Senators Diane Feinstein and Steve Daines. A coalition of 13 Western state Farm Bureaus ...

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Federal Wildfire Bill Receives Support from Ag Groups AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 09-22-20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 09-22-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering Governor Newsom signing Senate Bill 1383, mechanical weeding in ...

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Challenges to Raising Peafowl on Your Farm

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Challenges to Raising Peafowl on Your Farm

Some challenges to raising Peafowl on your farm.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Peafowl are uniquely large and gorgeous birds but they are noisy.  And that can ...

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Challenges to Raising Peafowl on Your Farm AgNet West

U.S. Tariffs on China Violate Trade Rules According to WTO

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news U.S. Tariffs on China Violate Trade Rules According to WTO

A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel recently ruled that U.S tariffs on Chinese goods were in violation of certain international trade rules. Tariffs were placed on more than $200 billion ...

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U.S. Tariffs on China Violate Trade Rules According to WTO AgNet West

New Farmers.gov Feature Allows Entities to Conduct Online Business with USDA

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news New Farmers.gov Feature Allows Entities to Conduct Online Business with USDA

DAVIS, Calif., September 21, 2020 – An update to farmers.gov now provides access to farmers and ranchers who are members of an entity, as well as individuals and entities with ...

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New Farmers.gov Feature Allows Entities to Conduct Online Business with USDA AgNet West

Industry Groups Appreciate Increased Crop Coverage for Coronavirus Assistance

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Industry Groups Appreciate Increased Crop Coverage for Coronavirus Assistance

The announcement of a second round of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) brought with it the inclusion of more crops and commodities. Many California growers were left out of ...

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Industry Groups Appreciate Increased Crop Coverage for Coronavirus Assistance AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Monday, 09-21-20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Monday, 09-21-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering CFAP 2 enrollment, Fresno County grape growers working through ...

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Farm City Newsday Monday, 09-21-20 AgNet West

Fresno County Grape Growers Press On Amidst Smokey Conditions

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Fresno County Grape Growers Press On Amidst Smokey Conditions

Fresno County grape growers are doing their best to work through the challenges created by the various wildfires. The multiple wildfires burning up and down California are leavening a significant ...

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Fresno County Grape Growers Press On Amidst Smokey Conditions AgNet West

Reasons to Consider Raising Peafowl on Your Farm

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Reasons to Consider Raising Peafowl on Your Farm

Some reasons to consider raising peafowl on your farm. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Peafowl, also knows as Peacocks are easily recognizable by their gorgeous ornamental tail ...

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Reasons to Consider Raising Peafowl on Your Farm AgNet West

Week in Review: HLB Solution in Sight? Ag Avoids Some Legislative Challenges

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Week in Review: HLB Solution in Sight? Ag Avoids Some Legislative Challenges

Producers may have gotten a bit of relief from potential legislative challenges as the most recent legislative session resulted in significantly fewer bills being passed. Researchers are continuing the fight ...

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Week in Review: HLB Solution in Sight? Ag Avoids Some Legislative Challenges AgNet West

Making Sense of Biologicals: Protecting Grape Pruning Wounds From Disease

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Making Sense of Biologicals: Protecting Grape Pruning Wounds From Disease

Grape pruning is something growers do every season. It’s a natural part of producing healthy grapes. Growers also know that the wounds created by that pruning can become a big ...

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Making Sense of Biologicals: Protecting Grape Pruning Wounds From Disease AgNet West

Struggles of California Cotton Growers Demonstrated by Drop in Acreage

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Struggles of California Cotton Growers Demonstrated by Drop in Acreage

California cotton growers have been struggling to navigate a multitude of challenges in 2020. Issues with water availability have been compounded with the effect that COVID-19 is having on world ...

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Struggles of California Cotton Growers Demonstrated by Drop in Acreage AgNet West

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