California Grower News

Officials Addressing the 74 ACP Discoveries Found North of the Grapevine

Local and state officials are working to address the recent uptick in trappings of Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) in the Kern County area. There have been 74 ACP discoveries since ...

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Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 10-27-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering organic sales staying steady, the repercussions of eliminating U.S. ...

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National Cattlemen’s Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

The application period is open for the 2021-2022 beef industry scholarships sponsored by CME Group. National Cattlemen’s Foundation awards $1,500 scholarships to ten students that are looking to pursue a ...

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Carving Halloween Pumpkins is a Tradition

Why carving Halloween pumpkins is a tradition.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The history of Halloween as we know it is based on an ancient Celtic holiday ...

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More than $7 Billion Paid in Second Round of USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that in the first month of the application period, the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) approved more than $7 billion in payments ...

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Innovative New Carrot Products Are Entering the Market

A collection of innovative new carrot products will be entering the market beginning in the Spring of 2021. More and more offerings of plant-based alternatives to traditional food items continue ...

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Farm City Newsday Monday, 10-26-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories including the details on the fast-approaching WHIP Plus deadline, NASDA ...

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Important Labor Questions for Farmers and Ranchers

With 2020 quickly coming to a close, industry members are looking ahead at some of the labor concerns coming in 2021. Executive Director for the California Farm Labor Contractor Association ...

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Farmers to Families Food Box Program Round Four Announced

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that there is going to be a fourth round of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. A total of $500 million ...

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Week in Review: Increased ACP Trap Finds and Ag Rallies to Defeat Prop 15

The ACP/HLB San Joaquin Valley Task Force is calling attention to the recent rise in Asian citrus psyllid trap findings in Kern County. As election day continues to draw nearer, ...

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Satellite Data Helping to Make More Informed Water Decisions

The increased availability of satellite data is helping to make more informed decisions about water use. Detailed information about water supplies has substantial value on both a micro and macro ...

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Water Agencies Call for Support in Developing Voluntary Agreements

Water agencies are calling for support from state officials in moving forward with voluntary agreements. The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) recently submitted a document to Governor Gavin Newsom ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 10-23-20

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

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Congress Working Towards Next Comprehensive COVID-19 Relief Package

Negotiations have been continuing this week between the White House and Democratic Congressional Leadership. Legislators are working to come to an agreement on the next COVID-19 relief package. Vice President ...

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Growing and Harvesting Bell Peppers

Growing and harvesting your homegrown bell peppers. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Bell peppers need warm soil and warm temperatures to thrive. To encourage faster growth in cooler ...

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Industry Groups Encourage Mandatory Labeling for Cell-Based Meat

Industry groups are encouraging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support the mandatory labeling of cell-based meat. The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and the Alliance for Meat, Poultry, ...

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EU Prepared to Impose Tariffs on American Goods After WTO Decision

The World Trade Organization (WTO) recently granted permission for the European Union (EU) to impose tariffs on American goods. European officials are considering the implementation of the tariffs in response ...

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Farm City Newsday Thursday, 10-22-20

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering the Almond Board of California’s Almond Achievement Award nominations, ...

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Almond Update: Almond Achievement Award Nomination an Easy Process

Nominations for the 2020 Almond Achievement Award are officially being excepted and it’s a relatively short window to get your submission in. All candidates are due by November 5 and ...

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Transplanting Your Homegrown Bell Pepper Plants

How to transplant your homegrown bell pepper plants. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Once your seedlings have produced true leaves it’s time to harden them off. This ...

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