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NCBA Calls R-CALF Effort an Attack on Beef Checkoff

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news NCBA Calls R-CALF Effort an Attack on Beef Checkoff

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) alleges that R-CALF is attacking the beef checkoff. Last week, R-CALF asked for an injunction against collection of checkoff funds be expanded to 13 ...

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Bayer Takes Market Hit from Glyphosate Ruling

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Bayer Takes Market Hit from Glyphosate Ruling

The first day of trading following a jury ruling against Monsanto pushed shares of Bayer down 12 percent. Monsanto, recently acquired by Bayer, was ordered to pay $289 million as ...

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Sorghum Growers Disappointed in Chlorpyrifos Ruling

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Sorghum Growers Disappointed in Chlorpyrifos Ruling

National Sorghum Producers expressed disappointment in last week’s court decision to impose a ban on chlorpyrifos, a useful pesticide for sorghum growers. Last week, a U.S. appeals court ordered the ...

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Tractor, Combine Sales, Posting Strong Numbers

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Tractor, Combine Sales, Posting Strong Numbers

Overall U.S. sales of tractors and combines continued to post strong numbers, led by combines and four-wheel-drive tractors, according to the July 2018 report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. ...

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Agri View: Domestic Grapes Still in Demand

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Agri View: Domestic Grapes Still in Demand

Everett Griner talks about domestic grapes high in demand in today’s Agri View. Domestic Grapes Still in Demand You know, grapes are one of our smallest crops. If it were ...

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Agri View: Domestic Grapes Still in Demand AgNet West

Farming Groups Call for Swift Farm Bill Passage

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farming Groups Call for Swift Farm Bill Passage

The two largest farming groups in the United States called for swift passage of the farm bill by a congressional conference committee. Faced with the lowest farm income in 12 ...

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Tree Mortality Work Paying Off During Fires

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Tree Mortality Work Paying Off During Fires

California’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has been helping landowners who are overwhelmed by tree mortality. Their small Mariposa partnership office was recognized in 2017 for their massive workload on the ...

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Tree Mortality Work Paying Off During Fires AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Monday, 08-13-18

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Monday, 08-13-18

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

Farm City Newsday Monday, 08-13-18 AgNet West

Celebrating National Filet Mignon Day

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Celebrating National Filet Mignon Day

Cathy Isom lets you know why tonight should be celebrated with a beloved steak entree. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating National Filet Mignon Day Whether you ...

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Brazilian Judge Suspends Glyphosate Use

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Brazilian Judge Suspends Glyphosate Use

A Brazilian judge has suspended the use of products containing glyphosate. The federal judge halted new registrations of products containing glyphosate and will suspend existing registrations while the Brazilian government ...

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Court Tells EPA to Ban Chlorpyrifos

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Court Tells EPA to Ban Chlorpyrifos

A U.S. appeals court ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban chlorpyrifos (clo-PEER-uh-foss) within 60 days. The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reverses ...

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Global Food Prices Decline

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Global Food Prices Decline

Global food prices declined in July, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The Monthly Food Price Index averaged 168.8 points in July 2018, down 6.5 ...

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Global Food Prices Decline AgNet West

Farm Futures Survey: Farmer Support for Trump Slipping

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm Futures Survey: Farmer Support for Trump Slipping

A poll by Farm Futures shows support to Donald Trump from farmers is slipping. The survey found that 60 percent of farmers would vote for the president if the election ...

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Farm Futures Survey: Farmer Support for Trump Slipping AgNet West

Agri View: Rice Outlook Looks Good

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Agri View: Rice Outlook Looks Good

Everett Griner talks about one of the most consumed foods in the world, the 2018-19 rice crop outlook, in today’s Agri View. Rice Outlook Looks Good You know, you don’t ...

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Agri View: Rice Outlook Looks Good AgNet West

National FFA Organization Names VIP Recipients

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news National FFA Organization Names VIP Recipients

Nineteen individuals will be honored in an onstage ceremony with the VIP Citation at this year’s National FFA Convention & Expo,  held in Indianapolis Oct. 24-27. The VIP Citation recognizes ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 08-10-18

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Friday, 08-10-18

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

Farm City Newsday Friday, 08-10-18 AgNet West

When to Harvest Meyer Lemons

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news When to Harvest Meyer Lemons

Cathy Isom completes her series by giving us the right time to harvest Meyer Lemons and what to use them for. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. When to ...

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FDA to Consider Organic Labeling Claims

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news FDA to Consider Organic Labeling Claims

The Food and Drug Administration will apparently investigate labeling claims of organic products. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb took to Twitter this week, responding to a critical Wall Street Journal editorial, ...

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Coalition Pushing for COOL in NAFTA for Beef and Pork

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Coalition Pushing for COOL in NAFTA for Beef and Pork

The Coalition for a Prosperous America is urging the U.S. to include Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) for beef and pork in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Negotiations. Coalition member, ...

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Weekly Drought Monitor Update

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Weekly Drought Monitor Update

The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday shows a continuation and expansion of prolonged drought in the Midwest and Southwest United States. Drought conditions now extend from Washington State down ...

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