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USDA Rule Puts Pressure on California to Finalize Hemp Regulations

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news USDA Rule Puts Pressure on California to Finalize Hemp Regulations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently published the interim final rule pertaining to hemp regulations as part of the 2018 Farm Bill on October 31.  The rules and requirements ...

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USDA Rule Puts Pressure on California to Finalize Hemp Regulations AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Monday, 11-11-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Monday, 11-11-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal.

Farm City Newsday Monday, 11-11-19 AgNet West

Chlorpyrifos Alternative Funding and Time Not Enough

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Chlorpyrifos Alternative Funding and Time Not Enough

The agriculture industry believes the allocations for the exploration into a chlorpyrifos alternative in California are inadequate. The Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR) has dedicated $2.1 million and a taskforce to finding substitutes for growers ...

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Chlorpyrifos Alternative Funding and Time Not Enough AgNet West

Preparing for The Next Round of Livestock Methane Reduction Funding

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Preparing for The Next Round of Livestock Methane Reduction Funding

The funding amount for the upcoming round of livestock methane reduction funding has been significantly reduced in the most recent State budget.  With significant interest in the program, it is ...

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Preparing for The Next Round of Livestock Methane Reduction Funding AgNet West

Attracting Wildlife to Your Garden

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Attracting Wildlife to Your Garden

Pollinators come in all shapes and sizes. They are also very important for our plant growth and development. Cathy Isom has some ways to attract wildlife to your garden. That’s ...

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New Lighting Requirements for Agriculture Arriving by Next Harvest

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news New Lighting Requirements for Agriculture Arriving by Next Harvest

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is moving quickly on implementing lighting requirements for agricultural operations working at night.  The concept for updating nighttime regulations for lighting dates ...

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New Lighting Requirements for Agriculture Arriving by Next Harvest AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Friday, 11-08-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Friday, 11-08-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering a new nighttime light regulation, a well-known valley ag ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 11-08-19 AgNet West

Homemade Pesticides That Really Work

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Homemade Pesticides That Really Work

If you are wanting to keep you garden natural, and not use harsh chemicals , Cathy Isom has some ideas for easy homemade pesticides that really work.  That’s coming up on ...

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Homemade Pesticides That Really Work AgNet West

Voices Of The Valley Podcast: Start-up Challenges and the Importance of Analyzing Data

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Voices Of The Valley Podcast: Start-up Challenges and the Importance of Analyzing Data

This episode of the Voices of the Valley podcast is made possible by HarvestPort, an innovation hub and marketplace for better agricultural products, practices, and ideas. Find out more at ...

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Voices Of The Valley Podcast: Start-up Challenges and the Importance of Analyzing Data AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Thursday, 11-07-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Thursday, 11-07-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering the current disconnect in state and federal hemp regulations, ...

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Farm City Newsday Thursday, 11-07-19 AgNet West

NPPC Launches ‘Pork O’ Clock’ Campaign Highlighting Importance of USMCA

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news NPPC Launches ‘Pork O’ Clock’ Campaign Highlighting Importance of USMCA

(NPPC) — The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) launched a dynamic new campaign, “It’s Pork O’ Clock Somewhere,” to highlight the importance and benefits of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. The campaign ...

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NPPC Launches ‘Pork O’ Clock’ Campaign Highlighting Importance of USMCA AgNet West

Almond Update: Silent Auction Items Supporting FFA

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Almond Update: Silent Auction Items Supporting FFA

The 2019 Almond Conference is fast approaching, and the Almond Board of California (ABC) needs your help to support California Future Farmers of America at the event. ABC holds a two-day silent ...

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Almond Update: Silent Auction Items Supporting FFA AgNet West

Managing Chicken Bullying in Your Flock

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Managing Chicken Bullying in Your Flock

A few weeks ago, Cathy Isom did a series on chickens. Cathy adds to that today by letting you know how to manage chicken bullying in your flock. That’s coming ...

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Managing Chicken Bullying in Your Flock AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 11-06-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 11-06-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering automation and California’s labor issues, table olive production, how ...

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Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 11-06-19 AgNet West

Why Sun-Dry Fruits and Vegetables

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Why Sun-Dry Fruits and Vegetables

Cathy Isom not only lets you know what is best, but most important, why you should consider sun-drying fruits and veggies. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Drying ...

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Why Sun-Dry Fruits and Vegetables AgNet West

CAPCA Conference Highlights Science and Innovation for the Future of Agriculture

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news CAPCA Conference Highlights Science and Innovation for the Future of Agriculture

The California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) hosted its 45th Annual CAPCA Conference and Agri-Expo in Reno this year, with multiple days of presentations covering the most critical information ...

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CAPCA Conference Highlights Science and Innovation for the Future of Agriculture AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 11-05-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 11-05-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering Assembly Bill 1783, why science and risk will lead ...

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Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 11-05-19 AgNet West

Improving Nutrient Management in California

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Improving Nutrient Management in California

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program and the Western Plant Health Association recently held their annual Nutrient Management Conference where attendees heard two ...

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Improving Nutrient Management in California AgNet West

Another Increase in Irrigated Lands Regulatory Fees

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Another Increase in Irrigated Lands Regulatory Fees

Agricultural water users should be preparing themselves for even higher water bills after another fee increase related to the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP).  The underlying purpose for the program ...

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Another Increase in Irrigated Lands Regulatory Fees AgNet West

Western View: Will California Take Over PG&E?

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Western View: Will California Take Over PG&E?

As incredible as it may sound, two Bay area politicians actually think the State of California should take over PG&E.  One is Governor Newsom himself, who thinks he should use ...

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