California Grower News

Week in Review: What’s Happening with WOTUS and Debt Forgiveness Program on Hold

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army intend to update the definition of “waters of the United States.” The debt forgiveness assistance program for socially disadvantaged ...

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CLEAR30 Program Goes Nationwide with Recent Announcement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is expanding CLEAR30 to be a nationwide program. Ag producers and landowners currently enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) now have another option ...

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‘Large Step Forward’ Taken with Farm Labor Reform Roundtable

A recent farm labor reform roundtable brought together Senate leadership, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, and farm and farmworker organizations. The group discussed the need for change as detailed in the ...

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The California Kitchen: Vegetarian Hollandaise

In today’s California Kitchen, learn how to prepare Vegetarian Hollandaise with The Untamed Chef, Albert J Hernandez. Here is what you will need… 2 Egg Yolks 1 C Liquid Butter ...

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Farm City Newsday Friday, 06-18-21

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering CA/OSHA revising the COVID ETS, an industry survey that ...

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Common Backyard Weeds That You Can Actually Eat

Some common backyard weeds that you can actually eat. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Backyard weeds are on eye sore and a nuisance.  But one way of getting rid ...

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VofV: Technical Cross-Pollination Helps Agtech Advancement

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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Producers Have Until July 23 to Apply for CRP General

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has set the deadline for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) General signup 56. Producers and landowners will have until Friday, July 23 to apply ...

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Industry Survey Looks at The Impact of Wildfire on Grazing Livestock

Livestock producers are being asked to provide information in an industry survey that runs through the end of June. The University of California is working with Oregon State University to ...

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Almond Update: Resources from Industry Roadshow Still Available

The Almond Board of California’s (ABC) Industry Roadshow was a hit with growers last month. For three weeks in May, the ABC team made 18 stops throughout the state. Beginning ...

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Farm City Newsday Thursday, 06-17-21

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering helpful resources provided to growers through ABC’s Industry Roadshow, ...

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Uncertainty Remains as Some Markets Begin to Pick Up Demand

As markets for agricultural products begin to increase their demand, some uncertainty remains. Fresno County Farm Bureau CEO, Ryan Jacobsen said that the slow reopening of some schools was a ...

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How to Use and Plant the Beneficial Weed Goosegrass

How to use and plant a beneficial weed. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Goosegrass is a weed with many names. Such as cleavers, grip grass, catchweed, stickweed, wait-a-minute, ...

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MSOB: Beneficial Bacterium Helps Grapevines Fight Pierce’s Disease

A beneficial bacterium, Paraburkholderia phytofirmans, is proving to be a valuable biological approach to combatting Pierce’s disease. Researchers have been working with the bacterium for quite some time. In greenhouse ...

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Making Plans for Heat Illness Prevention as Temperatures Rise

With the first official day of summer around the corner, several areas of California are already experiencing triple-digit temperatures. Nonetheless, this does not excuse farm laborers from showing up to ...

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Prune Crop Looks Good with Positive Market Conditions for Producers

The California prune crop looks promising this year as producers remain optimistic about favorable markets in the months ahead. As COVID-based restrictions ease up and markets begin to return to ...

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Opposing AB 616: Farm Bureau Supports Secret Ballot for Union Voting

California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) has expressed support for the secret ballot process in union representation voting in its opposition to Assembly Bill 616 (AB 616). The Agricultural Labor Relations ...

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Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 06-16-21

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering USDA Deputy Ag Secretary talks farmers’ role in climate-smart ...

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Research Project Takes Closer Look at Potential Value of Manure

Research sponsored by the California Dairy Research Foundation is taking a more focused look at dairy manure. The project, Characterization of Dairy Manure in California, is incorporating a variety of different ...

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Companion Plants Which Should Be Grown Next to Tomatoes

Some companion plants you should grow next to Tomatoes. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Companion gardening is a technique for expanding your garden and helping your plants ...

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