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NRCS Accepting Proposals for On-Farm Trials

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news NRCS Accepting Proposals for On-Farm Trials

Proposals for the new On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (On-Farm Trials) program from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be accepted through July 15.  The additional sub-program was created by ...

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“Beef Cattle Industry Has Great Story to Tell” On Climate

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news “Beef Cattle Industry Has Great Story to Tell” On Climate

Direct Emissions From Beef Cattle Only 2% of Total U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Lyons-Blythe Testifies Testifying on behalf of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Kansas cattle producer Debbie Lyons-Blythe ...

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“Beef Cattle Industry Has Great Story to Tell” On Climate AgNet West

Western View: Another Water Rights Grab

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Western View: Another Water Rights Grab

The website Voice of San Diego is a nonprofit group dedicated to honest and accurate reporting.  They recently tackled water rights, and exposed there are new faces, but they are ...

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Western View: Another Water Rights Grab AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 05-21-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 05-21-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Taylor Hillman. In today’s show, we hear about how a significant investment will be needed for groundwater ...

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Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 05-21-19 AgNet West

Accident Spurs Lone Worker Protocol Thoughts

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Accident Spurs Lone Worker Protocol Thoughts

An unfortunate accident on a well-known winemaker’s property should have operations talking about one aspect of worker safety. Jackson Family Wines experienced a tragic event last week as one of their long-time employees died ...

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Herb that Makes Excellent Ground Cover

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Herb that Makes Excellent Ground Cover

Cathy Isom has a few tips for you about an easy-to-grow herb that makes an excellent ground cover. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. No herb garden is ...

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Bayer Provides Salad Bars to Several California Schools

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Bayer Provides Salad Bars to Several California Schools

Bayer is working to increase the access and consumption of fresh produce to school children by donating salad bars to four schools in the Rosedale Union School District in Bakersfield.  ...

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Bayer Provides Salad Bars to Several California Schools AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Monday, 05-20-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Monday, 05-20-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Taylor Hillman. Today we hear about a second tree confirmed with huanglongbing disease in California’s citrus birthplace, ...

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Farm City Newsday Monday, 05-20-19 AgNet West

HLB Disease Found in Riverside Again, Same Location

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news HLB Disease Found in Riverside Again, Same Location

Another tree has tested positive for huanglongbing (HLB) disease in California’s citrus birthplace. The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) stated last week that a second citrus tree has tested positive ...

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HLB Disease Found in Riverside Again, Same Location AgNet West

Nomination Deadline Nears for 2019 California Leopold Conservation Award

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Nomination Deadline Nears for 2019 California Leopold Conservation Award

The deadline is coming up to make nominations for the 2019 California Leopold Conservation Award.  The prestigious honor, which consists of $10,000 and a crystal award, is presented by the ...

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Nomination Deadline Nears for 2019 California Leopold Conservation Award AgNet West

One of the Easiest Fruit Trees to Grow

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news One of the Easiest Fruit Trees to Grow

If you are looking for something to add to your garden, or yard, Cathy Isom is letting you know about one of the easiest fruit trees to harvest and grow. ...

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Industry Reaction on the Removal of Section 232 Tariffs

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Industry Reaction on the Removal of Section 232 Tariffs

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement after the Section 232 Tariffs were removed from Canada and Mexico. “Today’s announcement is a big ...

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Industry Reaction on the Removal of Section 232 Tariffs AgNet West

The California Kitchen: Honey Mustard Ham

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The California Kitchen: Honey Mustard Ham

In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing Honey Mustard Ham with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 1 LB Smoked Ham1/2 C Honey1/2 ...

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Farm Bureau Statement on Trump Immigration Reform Proposal

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm Bureau Statement on Trump Immigration Reform Proposal

The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall. “Farm Bureau welcomes President Trump’s focus on fixing our nation’s broken immigration system. However, nowhere is reform ...

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NCBA Applauds Greater U.S. Beef Access to Japan

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news NCBA Applauds Greater U.S. Beef Access to Japan

“Great News,” Will Hopefully Lead to Elimination of More Non-Tariff, Non-Science-Based Trade Barriers In Near Future National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Jennifer Houston issued the following statement regarding the ...

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NCBA Applauds Greater U.S. Beef Access to Japan AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Friday, 05-17-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Friday, 05-17-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Taylor Hillman. In this episode, Brian German has the details on the Blue Diamond fire in Sacramento ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 05-17-19 AgNet West

U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the United States and Japan have agreed on new terms and conditions that eliminate Japan’s longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef exports, paving ...

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U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan AgNet West

Grow the Vegetable that Adds Heat to Cooking

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Grow the Vegetable that Adds Heat to Cooking

If you like a little heat on your food, Cathy Isom fills you in about the vegetable you can grow that will add a little heat to your everyday cooking. ...

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The USDA Announces New Vision for Animal Genomics

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The USDA Announces New Vision for Animal Genomics

A new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) blueprint, published in Frontiers and Genetics, will serve as a guide for research and funding in animal genomics for 2018-2027 that will facilitate genomic ...

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USDA Enhances African Swine Fever Surveillance Efforts

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news USDA Enhances African Swine Fever Surveillance Efforts

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is furthering its overall African Swine Fever (ASF) preparedness efforts with the implementation of a surveillance plan. As part of this plan, the Animal ...

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USDA Enhances African Swine Fever Surveillance Efforts AgNet West

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