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IPM Achievement Award Winners Announced

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news IPM Achievement Award Winners Announced

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) will honor three organizations for their achievements in reducing risk from pesticide use in a public ceremony on February 20, 2020. The awards ...

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IPM Achievement Award Winners Announced AgNet West

Pine Needle Uses Around the Home and Garden

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Pine Needle Uses Around the Home and Garden

Cathy Isom reviews some of the different ways for pine needle uses around the farm, home and in the garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.  If you ...

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Almond Board of California Announces 2020 Election

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Almond Board of California Announces 2020 Election

MODESTO, Calif. – The Almond Board of California (ABC) announced April 1, 2020 as the deadline for filing nomination petitions for one independent grower member position and one independent grower ...

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Deadline for Conservation Reserve Program General Signup is Feb. 28

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Deadline for Conservation Reserve Program General Signup is Feb. 28

(USDA/FSA) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds agricultural producers interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 2020 general signup that there is less than two weeks before the ...

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Deadline for Conservation Reserve Program General Signup is Feb. 28 AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 02-18-20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 02-18-20

In today’s episode, we hear from a doctor about the multitude of studies that have not linked glyphosate to cancer concerns. The 2019 grape crush was significantly lower than in ...

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Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 02-18-20 AgNet West

Growing the Golden Child of the Vegetable World

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Growing the Golden Child of the Vegetable World

Cathy Isom tells you what you need to know about the golden child of the vegetable world. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Parsnips seem to be underrated. ...

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New Resistant Alfalfa Weevil Project Underway

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news New Resistant Alfalfa Weevil Project Underway

The Resistant Alfalfa Weevil (RAW) project is a new multistate collaborative effort to help better understand the level of insecticide resistance in weevils and track the spread of resistant populations.  ...

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New Resistant Alfalfa Weevil Project Underway AgNet West

Keeping A Watchful Eye on Colombian Avocado Production

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Keeping A Watchful Eye on Colombian Avocado Production

There appears to be a lot of potential for Colombian avocado production in the next few years.  Representatives from the California Avocado Commission (CAC) recently visited the country to talk ...

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Keeping A Watchful Eye on Colombian Avocado Production AgNet West

Late Season Cold Front Allows Central Valley Citrus to Remain Strong

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Late Season Cold Front Allows Central Valley Citrus to Remain Strong

Central Valley citrus growers were able to make it through the recent cold front relatively unscathed. At World Ag Expo last week, President and CEO of California Citrus Mutual, Casey ...

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Late Season Cold Front Allows Central Valley Citrus to Remain Strong AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Monday, 02-17-20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Monday, 02-17-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering how the late-season cold front allowed Central Valley citrus ...

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Farm City Newsday Monday, 02-17-20 AgNet West

Differences Between Peas and Beans

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Differences Between Peas and Beans

In today’s program, Cathy Isom reviews some of the differences between peas and beans. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Peas and beans do look very similar and ...

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Cover Cropping in Almond Orchards Shows Promise

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Cover Cropping in Almond Orchards Shows Promise

Researchers have been evaluating cover cropping in commercial almond orchards for the last three years, with interesting results.  While there are still several questions about the practice that will need ...

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Cover Cropping in Almond Orchards Shows Promise AgNet West

Using Lagoon Water in SDI Systems for Forage Crops

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Using Lagoon Water in SDI Systems for Forage Crops

There are multiple incentive programs for dairy farmers interested in using wastewater to irrigate forage crops with subsurface drip irrigation (SDI). Agronomic Relationship Manager for Netafim USA, Domonic Rossini noted ...

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Using Lagoon Water in SDI Systems for Forage Crops AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Friday, 02-14-20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Friday, 02-14-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering one way to avoid WJTD by sending trees into ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 02-14-20 AgNet West

Eco-Friendly Valentines Day Gift Ideas

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Eco-Friendly Valentines Day Gift Ideas

Roses are red, violets are blue. Cathy Isom has you some Valentine’s Day gift ideas that are eco-friendly. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If you’re still trying ...

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Eco-Friendly Valentines Day Gift Ideas AgNet West

Emma Chow Recognized for Conservation Excellence

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Emma Chow Recognized for Conservation Excellence

DAVIS, Calif, Feb. 12, 2020 – Emma Chow, District Conservationist for USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Santa Maria, California, has been named the winner of the 2020 Hugh ...

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Emma Chow Recognized for Conservation Excellence AgNet West

2020 World Ag Expo Opens with AFBF President Zippy Duvall

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news 2020 World Ag Expo Opens with AFBF President Zippy Duvall

The 2020 World Ag Expo kicked off in Tulare on Tuesday, February 11, with an opening ceremony which featured American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) President Zippy Duvall, marking the first ...

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2020 World Ag Expo Opens with AFBF President Zippy Duvall AgNet West

Relationships and Service Bring NRCS Conservationist State, National Honors

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Relationships and Service Bring NRCS Conservationist State, National Honors

Emma Chow is the Santa Barbara County district conservationist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). This is Chow’s second go-around at the Santa Maria office, coming back to the ...

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Relationships and Service Bring NRCS Conservationist State, National Honors AgNet West

Almond Update: Almond Marketing Campaigns for EU Regions

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Almond Update: Almond Marketing Campaigns for EU Regions

The Almond Board of Californa (ABC) is consistently adjusting and creating new campaigns for several regions in the European Union. ABC’s Director for Europe and Global Publications Dariela Roffe-Rackind said ...

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Almond Update: Almond Marketing Campaigns for EU Regions AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Thursday, 02-13-20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Thursday, 02-13-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering new almond marketing campaigns set for the EU regions, ...

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Farm City Newsday Thursday, 02-13-20 AgNet West

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