California Grower News

Agricultural Education Podcast Helps Foster Community of Teachers

Agricultural education is an industry built on connections, and this is made even easier through the resources gathered by agriculture education podcast, Here By The Owl. Co-hosts, Nikki Fideldy-Doll and ...

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AgNet News Hour: Tuesday, 05-24-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Sabrina Halvorson. Today’s show highlights the ag industry’s support of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity, information on ...

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Questions About Carbon Markets Remain

There are still a lot of questions when it comes to carbon markets. That’s today’s This Land of Ours. The international World Economic Forum is underway this week in Switzerland. ...

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Ag Groups Support Launch of Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity

President Joe Biden has announced the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) with a dozen initial partners, collectively representing 40 percent of world GDP. The partners include ...

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MSOB: Quiet Successes of Biological Seed Treatments

Biological seed treatments appear to be gaining traction in both adoption and efficacy. Vice President of Field Development and Technical Services for Marrone Bio, Timothy Johnson said that the issue ...

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AgNet News Hour: Monday, 05-23-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers criteria for effective biological seed treatment, support for methane emission reduction incentives in ...

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May Revise Adds Support for Methane Emission Reduction Incentives

Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Revision of California’s budget includes additional incentive funding to help address livestock methane emissions. CEO of Western United Dairies, Anja Raudabaugh said the funding will help ...

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Cybersecurity on the Farm

The importance of cybersecurity on the farm. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Recent incidents with grain elevators getting hacked and companies having data held hostage calls for ...

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Week in Review: Smaller Almond Crop Forecasted & USDA Addresses Disaster Losses

The latest subjective almond forecast from the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service indicates a slight drop from last year. The USDA is providing approximately $6 ...

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AgNet News Hour: Friday, 05-20-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers the potential for a third consecutive year of billion-pound pistachio crop, the American ...

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Potential for Third Consecutive Year of Billion-Pound Pistachio Crop

After two straight years of strong production, California pistachio growers could be in for another significant crop this year. President of American Pistachio Growers, Richard Matoian said that largely positive ...

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Details on Lower Restaurant Spending During Pandemic

Numbers are in for the costs the pandemic had on restaurants. That’s today’s This Land of Ours. Detailed numbers are coming in for consumers’ food-buying habits during the pandemic. USDA ...

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Mixed Reactions to Meat and Poultry Special Investigator Act

Forward progress of the Meat and Poultry Special Investigator Act of 2022 is generating mixed responses from the agricultural industry. The legislation, H.R. 7606, was recently approved by the House ...

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AgNet News Hour: Thursday, 05-19-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers the down almond forecast but global demand remaining extremely high, crop advisers reducing ...

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Almond Update: Lower Crop Estimate, But Almond Demand Remains Strong

The latest subjective forecast is calling for a decline in production from last year while almond demand is expected to remain strong. According to the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s ...

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The Future of Food Production

What does the future of food production look like? That’s today’s This Land of Ours. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) recent whitepaper, The Future of Food Production, identifies 13 ...

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Organic Assistance Programs Accepting Applications

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking applications for two organic assistance programs. Certified organic producers and handlers, along with those transitioning to organic production, have two assistance opportunities ...

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VofV: Verdant Robotics Pt. 2 – Turning Fieldworkers Into Data Workers

This episode of the Voices of the Valley podcast is brought to you today by the Western Growers Association. Supporting producers that grow the best medicine in the world. Find ...

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The California Kitchen: 3 Step Perfectly Cooked Chicken Breast

In today’s California Kitchen, learn how to prepare 3 Step Perfectly Cooked Chicken Breast with The Untamed Chef, Albert J Hernandez. Here is what you will need… 2 T Oil ...

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Almond Matters: Prioritizing Coverage with Miticide Applications

In today’s Almond Matters, brought to you by Valent, miticide applications will be ramping up in orchards as temperatures rise. Getting ahead of mite populations before they become established will ...

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