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Understanding Regenerative Agriculture as a Farming System

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Understanding Regenerative Agriculture as a Farming System

There is a growing interest in regenerative agriculture practices which may be the next step in farming, further advancing sustainable farm systems already in place.  “Regenerative agriculture is really taking ...

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Consider Growing Leeks in Your Garden

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Consider Growing Leeks in Your Garden

Cathy Isom fills you in on why you should consider growing Leeks in your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Leeks are a member of Allium genus ...

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Historical Joint Citrus Conference Sees Record Attendance in Riverside

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Historical Joint Citrus Conference Sees Record Attendance in Riverside

The joint citrus conference that took place at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside from March 10 through 15 saw record attendance from industry members from across the globe.  The ...

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Historical Joint Citrus Conference Sees Record Attendance in Riverside AgNet West

Closing the Trade Loophole That Has Devastated California Olive Growers

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Closing the Trade Loophole That Has Devastated California Olive Growers

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Closing the Trade Loophole That Has Devastated California Olive Growers AgNet West

Farm Bureau Leaders Visit Capitol, Meet New Faces

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm Bureau Leaders Visit Capitol, Meet New Faces

Representatives from the California Farm Bureau Federation can be found at the State Capitol several times per year, but their most recent trip to the Capitol allowed CFBF members to ...

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Farm Bureau Leaders Visit Capitol, Meet New Faces AgNet West

USDA Continues to Prevent African Swine Fever from Entering the U.S.

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news USDA Continues to Prevent African Swine Fever from Entering the U.S.

Provides New Resources to Raise Awareness of the Deadly Disease Last week, USDA-trained detector dogs played a major role in the seizure of roughly 1 million pounds of pork smuggled from China ...

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USDA Continues to Prevent African Swine Fever from Entering the U.S. AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 03-19-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 03-19-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering Tulare County olive contracts that were canceled due to ...

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Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 03-19-19 AgNet West

CFBF Reiterates Connection Between Rural and Agriculture California with Gov. Newsom

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news CFBF Reiterates Connection Between Rural and Agriculture California with Gov. Newsom

During a recent visit between California Farm Bureau (CFBF) President Jamie Johansson and newly elected Governor Gavin Newsom, the two worked toward developing a relationship with the new administration all ...

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CFBF Reiterates Connection Between Rural and Agriculture California with Gov. Newsom AgNet West

Another Online Tool for Pest and Disease Management

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Another Online Tool for Pest and Disease Management

There is now another online tool for producers trying to identify issues in the field. The United States Department of Food and Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has launched ...

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Another Online Tool for Pest and Disease Management AgNet West

How to Plant and Care for Beans

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news How to Plant and Care for Beans

Cathy Isom continues her series on beans by giving you tips on how to plant and care for beans in your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. ...

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CVP Water Allocations Increased to More Than Half

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news CVP Water Allocations Increased to More Than Half

The Bureau of Reclamation recently issued an update for water allocations for the Central Valley Project (CVP).  The amounts are lower than what some growers were expecting after strong storm ...

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CVP Water Allocations Increased to More Than Half AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Monday, 03-18-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Monday, 03-18-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering the recent findings of the Asian citrus psyllid in ...

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Farm City Newsday Monday, 03-18-19 AgNet West

Growing Beans in Your Garden

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Growing Beans in Your Garden

In planning what vegetables to grow, Cathy Isom has some great reasons for growing beans in your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If you’ve ever wondered ...

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Farm Bureau Seeks Action for Olive Growers

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm Bureau Seeks Action for Olive Growers

The recent announcement of table olive processing contracts being cancelled by Bell-Carter Foods on nearly 4,500 acres of olives grown in Tulare County has Tulare County Farm Bureau paying attention. ...

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Farm Bureau Seeks Action for Olive Growers AgNet West

Blue Card Bill ‘A Step In A Direction’

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Blue Card Bill ‘A Step In A Direction’

The proposed Agricultural Worker Program Act will not fix agricultural labor issues in California, but it is a sign of progress. H.R. 641, also known as the ‘Blue Card’ bill, ...

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Blue Card Bill ‘A Step In A Direction’ AgNet West

Success Starts From the Ground Up

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Success Starts From the Ground Up

A successful season starts with clean floors. Set the stage for a profitable harvest by controlling weeds in your operation with top-performing herbicides. Nufarm offers a powerful weed control program ...

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Success Starts From the Ground Up AgNet West

Report Details Overall Benefits of Organic Production

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Report Details Overall Benefits of Organic Production

A new report that was recently released aggregates information from more than 300 peer-reviewed, scientific studies that highlight the auxiliary benefits of organic production.  The Roadmap to an Organic California: ...

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Report Details Overall Benefits of Organic Production AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Friday, 03-15-19

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Friday, 03-15-19

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering what California Farm Bureau leaders focused on at the ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 03-15-19 AgNet West

Western View: The Story of Shorty Harris

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Western View: The Story of Shorty Harris

Ballarat, California is a town on the edge of nowhere, a collection of mud huts and tin shanties in one of the most hostile deserts in the world.  The town ...

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Western View: The Story of Shorty Harris AgNet West

How to Harvest and Use Lavender

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news How to Harvest and Use Lavender

In this series, Cathy Isom has taken you through planting, growing, and caring for Lavender. In today’s program she fills you in on how to harvest Lavender.  That’s coming up ...

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How to Harvest and Use Lavender AgNet West

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