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Cage-Free Housing of Hens Comes with Safety Concerns

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Cage-Free Housing of Hens Comes with Safety Concerns

Animal welfare experts at the University of California, Davis are researching ways to increase the safety of cage-free housing for hens.  While the lack of a cage provides more space ...

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The California Kitchen: Medium Rare Proper Steak Technique

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The California Kitchen: Medium Rare Proper Steak Technique

In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing medium rare proper steak technique with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 4 Steaks Choice Quality ...

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The California Kitchen: Medium Rare Proper Steak Technique AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Friday, 04-20-18

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Friday, 04-20-18

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Taylor Hillman. Reports from blueberry harvest show some damage from the February freezing temperatures and the Almond Board of California is ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 04-20-18 AgNet West

Dealing with Compacted Soil

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Dealing with Compacted Soil

Compacted soil is something every gardener deals with at the beginning of most garden seasons. Cathy Isom has some ways to deal with compacted soil in your garden. That’s coming ...

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Baldwin, Ernst, Introduce Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network Bill

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Baldwin, Ernst, Introduce Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network Bill

Senators Tammy Baldwin and Joni Ernst Thursday introduced legislation to fund the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network. The two say the legislation will provide farmers with critical support and ...

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Baldwin, Ernst, Introduce Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network Bill AgNet West

Japan-EU Trade Agreement Threatens U.S. Pork Exports to Japan

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Japan-EU Trade Agreement Threatens U.S. Pork Exports to Japan

The Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service says a Japan-EU trade agreement threatens U.S. pork exports to Japan. Japan and the EU announced finalization of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic ...

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Trump: Not Interested in Re-joining TPP

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Trump: Not Interested in Re-joining TPP

President Donald Trump says “I don’t want to go back into” the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). In a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump told reporters “the media ...

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Trump: Not Interested in Re-joining TPP AgNet West

Conaway Hopeful House Will Consider Farm Bill in May

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Conaway Hopeful House Will Consider Farm Bill in May

House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway is hopeful the U.S. House will consider the 2018 farm bill next month. Conaway told reporters he wants to bring the bill to the full ...

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Conaway Hopeful House Will Consider Farm Bill in May AgNet West

Agri View: Current Land Prices

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Agri View: Current Land Prices

Everett Griner talks about current land prices in today’s Agri View. Everett looks at the different land values. He also explains some of the different things one might need to ...

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California Grape Acreage Report, 2017 Summary

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news California Grape Acreage Report, 2017 Summary

California’s 2017 grape acreage totaled 880,000 acres.  Of the total grape acreage, 829,000 were bearing while 51,000 were non-bearing.  The wine-type grape acreage is estimated at 599,000 acres.  Of the ...

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California Grape Acreage Report, 2017 Summary AgNet West

Perdue Announces New Senior Leaders at USDA

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Perdue Announces New Senior Leaders at USDA

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the selection of senior leaders in several U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agencies. Perdue appointed Ken Isley as Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Administrator, ...

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The Western View: Parkfield Bluegrass

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The Western View: Parkfield Bluegrass

Truly, American music has its roots in the joyous sounds of bluegrass.  This is music that sprang from the backwoods and traveled through the heartland to become folk and soul, ...

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The California Kitchen: Pork Carnitas

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The California Kitchen: Pork Carnitas

In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing Pork Carnitas with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 4 T Veg Oil TT S+P 1 ...

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Perdue Statement on House Committee Passage of 2018 Farm Bill

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Perdue Statement on House Committee Passage of 2018 Farm Bill

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement regarding approval of the 2018 Farm Bill by the House Committee on Agriculture: “I commend Chairman Conaway and the House ...

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Perdue Statement on House Committee Passage of 2018 Farm Bill AgNet West

Developing More Tools for Precision IrrigationSponsored Content

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Developing More Tools for Precision Irrigation</br><font size="1">Sponsored Content</font>

The water situation going into summer is looking a little better after March storms. However, everyone in California knows the state could be back in a drought situation next year. ...

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Farm City Newsday Thursday, 04-19-18

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Thursday, 04-19-18

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

Farm City Newsday Thursday, 04-19-18 AgNet West

Celebrating National Garlic Day

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Celebrating National Garlic Day

Cathy Isom is celebrating garlic. She tells us all about the stinky vegetable that is also known as nature’s wonder drug. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Every ...

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Almond Update: California Living Sells in Germany

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Almond Update: California Living Sells in Germany

The idea of California living is striking the right cords with German consumers. Almond Board of California’s Dariela Roffe-Rackind said they were a little surprised by the feedback they received ...

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Almond Update: California Living Sells in Germany AgNet West

Universities Create FedbyScience Initiative

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Universities Create FedbyScience Initiative

A total of 16 public and private universities have joined together to create FedByScience, an effort to boost federal investment in agricultural research. The initiative, timed with the release of ...

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Coalition Works to Expand Rural Broadband

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Coalition Works to Expand Rural Broadband

A coalition of rural and farm groups are seeking to improve rural connectivity to broadband. The first in a series of workshops was held Wednesday at the Department of Agriculture. ...

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