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Addressing A Coronavirus Outbreak Among Employees

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Addressing A Coronavirus Outbreak Among Employees

There have been multiple reports of agricultural operations that are dealing with a coronavirus outbreak among employees. Even as operations adhere to the updated safety protocols and implement safety checks ...

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Almond Matters: Putting A Postemergence Plan into Action

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Almond Matters: Putting A Postemergence Plan into Action

In today’s Almond Matters, brought to you by Valent, growers experiencing weed pressures are in the middle of putting their postemergence plan into action. The type of materials and approach ...

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Sudden Vine Collapse Becoming Better Understood

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Sudden Vine Collapse Becoming Better Understood

Researchers have been working on a project to get a better understanding of a viticulture issue now known as Sudden Vine Collapse (SVC). Initially discovered in the Lodi area, the ...

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Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 07-08-20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 07-08-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories including words from President Trump to American farmers and ranchers, ...

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Container Annuals that are Hard to Kill

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Container Annuals that are Hard to Kill

Some container annuals that are hard to kill.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If you’re looking for beautiful container plants that are hard to kill, Petunias are ...

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President Trump Address To Farmers and Ranchers

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news President Trump Address To Farmers and Ranchers

In an exclusive address to the National Association of Farm Broadcasters, President Donald Trump speaks to American farmers and ranchers. He talks about the many trade negotiations he and his ...

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Hemp Checkoff Program on the Horizon

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Hemp Checkoff Program on the Horizon

Industry groups are working together in an attempt to establish a hemp checkoff program. The National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) and The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) recently announced a partnership ...

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California Almond Production Forecasted at Three Billion Pounds

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news California Almond Production Forecasted at Three Billion Pounds

The latest almond production projection from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) forecasts three billion meat pounds for California producers.  The California Almond Objective ...

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Food Box Program Helping Growers, Families, and Companies

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Food Box Program Helping Growers, Families, and Companies

SunTerra Produce Traders is one of the many companies awarded contracts under the Families Food Box Program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The growing, packing, and shipping operation ...

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Water Resilience Projects Receive Nearly $84 Million from DWR

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Water Resilience Projects Receive Nearly $84 Million from DWR

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced the latest funding awards for several water resilience projects throughout the state. A total of $83.9 million grant funding has been ...

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Water Resilience Projects Receive Nearly $84 Million from DWR AgNet West

Healthy Soils Program Accepting Proposals for New Practices

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Healthy Soils Program Accepting Proposals for New Practices

Proposals are now being accepted for new soil carbon sequestration practices to be included in the Healthy Soils Program (HSP). The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Office of Environmental ...

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Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 07-07-20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 07-07-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering the obligations employers have when someone in their operation ...

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Quickest Growing Veggies for the Impatient Gardener

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Quickest Growing Veggies for the Impatient Gardener

The quickest growing veggies for the impatient gardener.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. When starting an edible garden it can be discouraging to wait for your homegrown ...

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Almond Update: Webinars Highlight New Website Resource

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Almond Update: Webinars Highlight New Website Resource

Two webinars, one for growers and one for processors, will walk attendees through the critical information on the newly revamped Almonds.com. The Almond Board of California overhauled the site to be a ...

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Making Sense of Biologicals: Increasing Interest and Remaining Challenges

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Making Sense of Biologicals: Increasing Interest and Remaining Challenges

This episode of Making Sense of Biologicals details why we continue to see an increased interest in biological products. UC Cooperative Extension Entomology and Biologicals Advisor Dr. Surendra Dara discusses ...

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Farmers to Families Food Box Program Continues with Renewed Contracts

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farmers to Families Food Box Program Continues with Renewed Contracts

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced several new and extended contracts as part of the agency’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program. USDA has approved up to $1.27 ...

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Regulation Development A Lot Like ‘Sausage Making’

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Regulation Development A Lot Like ‘Sausage Making’

Typically, the process for regulation development involves a significant amount of time and compromise between varying interests. Stakeholders of all kinds do their best to communicate with regulatory agencies in ...

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Regulation Development A Lot Like ‘Sausage Making’ AgNet West

What to Cross Off Your Gardening To-Do List This Month

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news What to Cross Off Your Gardening To-Do List This Month

What to cross off your gardening to do list this month.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Depending on your hardiness zone, July might be a good time ...

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Farm City Newsday Monday, 07-06-20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Monday, 07-06-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering sudden vine collapse and the recent findings of the ...

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COVID-19 Farm Survey Open Until July 10

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news COVID-19 Farm Survey Open Until July 10

The California Farm Labor Contractor Association and the UC Davis Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is asking for feedback from the agricultural industry. Farmers and ranchers are being ...

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COVID-19 Farm Survey Open Until July 10 AgNet West

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