California Grower News

VofV: En Solucion and Seeking the Food Safety Holy Grail

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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AgNet News Hour: Friday, 08-19-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers the fraud charges made against a House Ag Lawmaker, research to prevent childhood ...

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Watching for Advancements in Ag Technology

Keeping an eye on technological advancements. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. This week we’re focusing on technology in agriculture. New and developing technologies often stem from novel ...

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CFTC Seeks Ag Advisory Committee Nominations

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) seeks nominations for the Agricultural Advisory Committee membership and public input on upcoming priorities. In a Federal Register notice, the CFTC made the request, with ...

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AgNet News Hour: Thursday, 08-18-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers details of an FB survey that outlines the impact of drought on U.S. ...

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Science Key Weapon in Fight Against Citrus Greening

How science is the key weapon in the fight against Citrus Greening. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. This week we’re focusing on technology in agriculture. Candidatus Liberibacter ...

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Almond Update: Registration Open for the 2022 Almond Conference

The Almond Board of California (ABC) has opened registration for The Almond Conference, scheduled for December 6-8 in Sacramento. One change for the 2022 conference is that educational sessions will ...

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AgNet News Hour: Wednesday, 08-17-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers the California crop progress report for the week ending August 15, how the ...

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Using DNA Technology to Manage Wildlife

Using DNA technology to help manage the nation’s wildlife. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. This week we’re focusing on technology in agriculture. As part of normal bodily ...

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Good Year So Far for California Cotton, ‘Knock on Wood’

Despite the various challenges related to water and labor, California cotton growers are making the best of it. Back in April, preliminary estimates were for cotton acreage to increase by ...

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AgNet News Hour: Tuesday, 08-16-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers the industry’s reactions to Newsom’s water supply strategy, the most significant changes to ...

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Shift in Table Grape Growing from Traditional Cultivars to Licensed Varieties

Table grape production in California demonstrates how breeding innovations keep the industry moving forward. Senior Fresh Produce Analyst for RaboResearch, David Magaña said that growers have been shifting away from ...

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Technology to Prevent Pest Invasions

Using technology to prevent pest invasions. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. This week we’re focusing on technology in agriculture. The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ...

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Inflation Hitting Farm Families

Inflation is ‘front and center’ for agriculture and other sectors as Washington lawmakers fight over ways to control it ahead of the November midterm elections. Iowa Senator Joni Ernst says ...

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AgNet News Hour: Monday, 08-15-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers a new mitigation strategy for broomrape that is expected for next cropping year, ...

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Zero-Emission Agricultural UTV Program Immensely Popular and Successful

On August 1, San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District relaunched the Zero-Emission Ag Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) Voucher Program. The incentive program will cover up to 75 percent of the ...

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New Mitigation Strategy for Broomrape is Expected for Next Cropping Year

Tomato growers dealing with branched broomrape are likely to have another mitigation strategy available to them for the next cropping season. The weed has been appearing more frequently over the ...

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Science is an Important Part of Agriculture

Science is a big part of modern agriculture, and we’re taking a look at some of the ways it’s put to use. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. ...

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Week in Review: Impacts of Unseasonal Rain & Olives Take $30 Million Hit from Freeze

Unusual weather brought thunderstorms and unseasonal rain to multiple areas of California last week. Innovation will likely have a more pronounced effect on the future of ag labor as opposed ...

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The California Kitchen: Brûléed Brown Turkey Figs

In today’s California Kitchen, learn how to prepare Brûléed Brown Turkey Figs with The Untamed Chef, Albert J Hernandez. Here is what you will need… 6 Figs 1/4 2 T ...

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