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New ARS Strawberry is a ‘Keepsake’

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news New ARS Strawberry is a ‘Keepsake’

(USDA/ARS) — A new strawberry cultivar, Keepsake, was released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). ‘Keepsake’ is a midseason, spring-bearing, or short-day strawberry (Fragaria xananassa Duch ex Rozier). The new strawberry ...

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New ARS Strawberry is a ‘Keepsake’ AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Monday, 12-09-19

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

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, ornamental plants now on the Spotted Lanternfly ...

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

Tips for When it’s Time to Harvest Your Yams

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Tips for When it’s Time to Harvest Your Yams

In this, the third part of her series, Cathy Isom reviews some tips for when it’s time to harvest yams. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Yams will grow ...

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Tips for When it’s Time to Harvest Your Yams AgNet West

The California Kitchen: Grilled Bruschetta

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The California Kitchen: Grilled Bruschetta

In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing Grilled Bruschetta with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 2 Bollio roles 3 Garlic Cloves .5 ...

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The California Kitchen: Grilled Bruschetta AgNet West

Voices Of The Valley Podcast: Technology and Food Safety, Part 1

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Voices Of The Valley Podcast: Technology and Food Safety, Part 1

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: Technology and Food Safety, Part 1 AgNet West

November 2019 Dairy Market Report

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news November 2019 Dairy Market Report

(NMPF) — The recent upsurge in dairy prices is forcefully showing up in data, with many of the most recently announced and reported key milk and dairy prices achieving their ...

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November 2019 Dairy Market Report AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Friday, 12-06-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Friday, 12-06-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering NRCS awarding $24 million for on-farm trials, how to ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 12-06-19 AgNet West

NPPC, AFBF File Legal Challenge to California’s Proposition 12

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news NPPC, AFBF File Legal Challenge to California’s Proposition 12

(NPPC) — The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) have filed a legal challenge to California’s Proposition 12, which imposes animal housing standards that ...

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NPPC, AFBF File Legal Challenge to California’s Proposition 12 AgNet West

Strategies for Mealybug Control in Vineyards

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Strategies for Mealybug Control in Vineyards

Controlling mealybug populations in vineyards is a critical component of mitigating damage that can be caused by grape leafroll associated virus. Strategies for mealybug control were one of the significant ...

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Strategies for Mealybug Control in Vineyards AgNet West

Common Problems and Solutions for Growing Yams

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Common Problems and Solutions for Growing Yams

Cathy Isom continues her series on yams by reviewing some common problems and solutions when growing yams.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Some common problems when growing ...

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Common Problems and Solutions for Growing Yams AgNet West

A Third of 2019 Farm Income Derived from Government Assistance

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news A Third of 2019 Farm Income Derived from Government Assistance

The overall 2019 farm income is projected to increase more than ten percent from last year, however much of the reason for the earnings growth is based on various assistance ...

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A Third of 2019 Farm Income Derived from Government Assistance AgNet West

ASI Applauds EPA Label Approval for Sodium Cyanide

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news ASI Applauds EPA Label Approval for Sodium Cyanide

(ASI) — Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the final interim decision for the registered use of sodium cyanide. Working with U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services, the ...

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ASI Applauds EPA Label Approval for Sodium Cyanide AgNet West

USDA to Open Signup for Conservation Reserve Program December 9

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news USDA to Open Signup for Conservation Reserve Program December 9

(USDA/FSA) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is opening signup for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) on December 9, 2019. The deadline for agricultural producers ...

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USDA to Open Signup for Conservation Reserve Program December 9 AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Thursday, 12-05-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Thursday, 12-05-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering the trade relations with Japan, how dairy methane is ...

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Farm City Newsday Thursday, 12-05-19 AgNet West

Almond Update: Yearly Crop Estimates Explained

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Almond Update: Yearly Crop Estimates Explained

There are now several reports produced every year that predict crop estimates, and it can be confusing for producers. A session at the 2019 Almond Conference will explain those reports and ...

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Almond Update: Yearly Crop Estimates Explained AgNet West

South Korea Presents Big Opportunity for California Rice

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news South Korea Presents Big Opportunity for California Rice

Along with a strong finish to harvest, California rice growers also received some good news with increasing access into the South Korean market.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reporting that under ...

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South Korea Presents Big Opportunity for California Rice AgNet West

Growing One of Your Favorite Holiday Vegetables

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Growing One of Your Favorite Holiday Vegetables

Cathy Isom has some tips for you about growing a favorite holiday vegetable. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Yams are a vigorous herbaceous vine that will climb on ...

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Growing One of Your Favorite Holiday Vegetables AgNet West

Federal Officials Begin to Crack Down on CBD Products

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Federal Officials Begin to Crack Down on CBD Products

A number of new dietary supplements and food products containing cannabidiol (CBD) have hit the market this year, however federal authorities are looking to crack down on the companies marketing ...

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Federal Officials Begin to Crack Down on CBD Products AgNet West

The California Kitchen: Brown Butter Blackened Rock Cod

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The California Kitchen: Brown Butter Blackened Rock Cod

In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing Brown Butter Blackened Rock Cod with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 4 each 4oz Rock ...

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The California Kitchen: Brown Butter Blackened Rock Cod AgNet West

Cattlemen Celebrate Finalization of Trade Deal With Japan

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Cattlemen Celebrate Finalization of Trade Deal With Japan

NCBA Honored to Be Part of Process From Day One to White House Signing Ceremony (NCBA) — National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Jennifer Houston issued the following statement in ...

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Cattlemen Celebrate Finalization of Trade Deal With Japan AgNet West

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