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New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements Beginning in 2019

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A new law comes into effect in January and makes significant changes to sexual harassment training requirements.   Prior to the new regulations coming into effect, sexual harassment prevention training did ...

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Cattlemen Urge Action to Reduce Trade Barriers in Japan

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National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Kevin Kester urged the Trump Administration to move quickly to tear down trade barriers for U.S. beef in Japan. Speaking at a public hearing on the ...

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Farm City Newsday Monday, 12-10-18

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Environmental Footprint of California Livestock Often Gets Inflated

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Environmental Footprint of California Livestock Often Gets Inflated

While livestock production does contribute to emission levels, the fact that California is a global leader in production efficiency and sustainability can sometimes be lost in the conversation about animal ...

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Indoor Heat Threshold Change and Note Keeping

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Indoor Heat Threshold Change and Note Keeping

The new indoor heat standard coming for California recently changed a key requirement. “Originally the standard had spoken to 80 degrees but has since been changed to 82,” AgSafe Assistant ...

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Planting Christmas Trees for Yearly Harvest

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Cathy Isom began her Christmas tree series telling you about the different types of trees, and some of their good qualities. Today, Cathy is letting you know how to get ...

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Sutter County Recognized for Distinguished Service

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Sutter County Recognized for Distinguished Service

In 61 years as a Farm Bureau member, Sutter County farmer James Marler has served in numerous leadership roles in county and statewide organizations. His dedication to volunteer efforts on ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 12-07-18

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Environmental Group Challenges Shasta Dam Project

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One of the water projects that California voters approved is about to get underway. Workers are in the pre-construction phase of raising Shasta Dam up near Redding in Northern California ...

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Don’t Add to Negative H-2A Program Public Perception

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Don’t Add to Negative H-2A Program Public Perception

H-2A program users said it’s important to not add to an already negative public view about foreign workers. Jackson Family Wines has been using H-2A workers to supplement their labor ...

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CDFA Updates Website to Assist Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Wildfires

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The most recent devastating wildfires are over, but those affected by fire damage still have a tough road ahead. The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is providing a ...

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Fresh Produce Has Some Traceability Challenges

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With two major E. coli warnings in romaine lettuce in the last year, the industry must now look at improved traceability. Produce Marketing Association’s Chief Science and Technology Officer Dr. ...

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Grow Your Own Christmas Tree

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Tis the season. Cathy Isom has a few pointers to help get you get in the holiday spirit by growing your own Christmas tree. That’s coming up on This Land ...

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Help for Landowners Affected By Mega-Fires

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Help for Landowners Affected By Mega-Fires

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) of California can help landowners both before and after fires. The state has experienced mega-fires, which are fires of extreme size that are hard ...

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Farm Bureau Honors Former President Wenger for Distinguished Service

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Citing his passion for agriculture, his tenacity and his decades of service to Farm Bureau, the California Farm Bureau Federation presented its Distinguished Service Award to former CFBF President Paul ...

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U.S. Beef Gains New Market Access in Morocco

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news U.S. Beef Gains New Market Access in Morocco

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow imports of U.S. beef and beef products into ...

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CFBF President Outlines Policy Priorities

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news CFBF President Outlines Policy Priorities

Describing Farm Bureau as an organization “that wants to go beyond making a statement by being determined to make a difference,” California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) President Jamie Johansson outlined ...

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Food Sustainability Movement Fueled by Internet Connectivity

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Food Sustainability Movement Fueled by Internet Connectivity

The rise of the food sustainability movement has a distinct correlation with the increased prevalence of internet connectivity.  Beginning approximately 20 years ago consumers have continued to demand more transparency ...

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Farm City Newsday Thursday, 12-06-18

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Almond Update: Consumer Panel Positive About Ag, Still Need Education

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Almond Update: Consumer Panel Positive About Ag, Still Need Education

The Almond Board of California had a blind consumer panel at this year’s almond conference and their overall opinion about agriculture was surprisingly good. Yara North America Regional Sales Manager ...

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Almond Update: Consumer Panel Positive About Ag, Still Need Education AgNet West

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