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Farm Bureau’s South Valley Caucus Gets New Development Director

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm Bureau’s South Valley Caucus Gets New Development Director

The South Valley Caucus, comprised of the Farm Bureaus from Kings, Tulare, Fresno and Madera counties, recently established a new staffing position to help engage community members about the value ...

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The California Kitchen: Roasted Apple Pork Loin

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The California Kitchen: Roasted Apple Pork Loin

In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing Roasted Apple Pork Loin with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 1 16 oz Loin (Cleaned)TT ...

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Report Shows Licensed Hemp Acreage More Than Quadrupled in 2019

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Report Shows Licensed Hemp Acreage More Than Quadrupled in 2019

It appears that hemp acreage has quadrupled following the legalization of industrial hemp production enable in the 2018 Farm Bill.  According to the 2019 U.S. Hemp License Report from the ...

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Report Shows Licensed Hemp Acreage More Than Quadrupled in 2019 AgNet West

NPPC Statement on China Market Access

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news NPPC Statement on China Market Access

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPPC-Sept. 13, 2019) — Chinese media reported that it was suspending the imposition of punitive tariffs on U.S. pork imports. The following is a statement from National Pork ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 09-13-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Friday, 09-13-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering dairy export values remain strong despite trade troubles, and ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 09-13-19 AgNet West

Cattle Industry Requests Better Price Transparency

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Cattle Industry Requests Better Price Transparency

Industry members are calling for better price transparency in cattle markets in the wake of a devastating fire at a Tyson Foods Beef Plant in Holcomb, Kansas.  The United States ...

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Cattle Industry Requests Better Price Transparency AgNet West

The Evergreen that Should Be a Staple in Every Garden

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The Evergreen that Should Be a Staple in Every Garden

For today’s program, Cathy Isom fills you in about the beautiful evergreen that should be a staple in every garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Rosemary a ...

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The Evergreen that Should Be a Staple in Every Garden AgNet West

Industry Responds to EPA WOTUS Announcement

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Industry Responds to EPA WOTUS Announcement

(Washington, D.C. (USDA-September 12, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for taking another step to fulfill President Trump’s pledge to repeal and ...

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Canada Trade Mission Underscores Value of USMCA

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Canada Trade Mission Underscores Value of USMCA

A recent Canada trade mission highlighted the importance of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), as potential trade partners met to foster business relationships.   U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade ...

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Addressing the Costs of Farm Protests

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Addressing the Costs of Farm Protests

Farm protests involving environmental and animal rights groups cause significant concern for agricultural operations.  One of the most recent high-profile incidents in California involved the arrest of nearly 100 protestors ...

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Farm City Newsday Thursday, 09-12-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Thursday, 09-12-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering ratification of the USMCA, how off-ground almond harvesting could ...

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Farm City Newsday Thursday, 09-12-19 AgNet West

Almond Update: Off-Ground Harvesting Could Help Sustainability Goals

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Almond Update: Off-Ground Harvesting Could Help Sustainability Goals

Representatives from the Almond Board of California saw first-hand the industry standard of off-ground harvesting in Israel. The practice is intriguing to the California almond industry, and ABC Director of Agricultural ...

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Almond Update: Off-Ground Harvesting Could Help Sustainability Goals AgNet West

A Few Plants to Grow that Are Hard to Kill

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news A Few Plants to Grow that Are Hard to Kill

Whether you have a green thumb or not, Cathy Isom fills you in about several choices of plants that are hard to kill. That’s coming up on This Land of ...

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The California Kitchen: House Made Corn Tortillas

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The California Kitchen: House Made Corn Tortillas

In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing House Made Corn Tortillas with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 3/4 C FLOUR 1/4 C ...

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More Virulent Newcastle Found, Now in San Diego

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news More Virulent Newcastle Found, Now in San Diego

Statement from California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones SACRAMENTO, (CDFA-September 6, 2019) — An ongoing investigation has determined that infected birds moved from within the virulent Newcastle disease (VND) quarantine ...

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Stakeholders Weigh-In on Water Resilience Portfolio

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Stakeholders Weigh-In on Water Resilience Portfolio

The California State Board of Food and Agriculture held another public comment session last week in Fresno to hear concerns regarding the development of California’s water resilience portfolio.  The input ...

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More Stringent Air Quality Standards on The Way

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news More Stringent Air Quality Standards on The Way

Air quality standards could become even more strict as a new proposal is making its way through the regulatory process.  Back in July, the Division of Occupational Safety and Health ...

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More Stringent Air Quality Standards on The Way AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 09-11-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 09-11-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering the Citrus Research Board’s newest president, benefits of environmentally ...

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Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 09-11-19 AgNet West

Growing the Mexican Sunflower Attracts Pollinators

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Growing the Mexican Sunflower Attracts Pollinators

Cathy Isom has a few tips, as well as the importance of growing the Mexican Sunflower. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The Mexican sunflower is an annual ...

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Growing the Mexican Sunflower Attracts Pollinators AgNet West

2019 Enrollment Deadline for the Dairy Margin Coverage Program Is Sept. 20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news 2019 Enrollment Deadline for the Dairy Margin Coverage Program Is Sept. 20

Enrollment for 2020 Begins October 7 WASHINGTON (USDA/FSA-Sept. 10, 2019) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds dairy producers that the deadline to enroll in the ...

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2019 Enrollment Deadline for the Dairy Margin Coverage Program Is Sept. 20 AgNet West

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