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Colorado growers honor CSU’s Adrian Card

Adrian Card, Colorado State University (CSU) Boulder County Extension Agent and Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) founding board member, was named the CFVGA Robert Sakata 2019 Member of the Year. The honor was... more »

California Extension offers water measurement, reporting courses April 14

California water-rights holders are required by state law to measure and report the water they divert from surface streams. For people who wish to take the water measurements themselves, the University of California Cooperative Extension... more »

Sixth annual conference a success for Colorado Fruit & Vegetable growers

More than 300 growers, allied industry companies, produce buyers and other produce enthusiasts gathered Feb. 25-26 in Denver for the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) 6th Annual Conference. Newly elected to the CFVGA... more »

California vegetable value goes up while acres down

The value of California’s 2019 utilized vegetable production rose to $7.864 billion, 7.3% above the 2018 value according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Pacific Regional Field Office. Increases in the value of... more »

Ag innovations and a skilled workforce topics of Salinas summit

While exploring the “what” and “how” of emerging technologies, the 2020 Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit on March 17-18 in Salinas will also sharply focus on the “who” – preparing workers at all levels to... more »

In person and over the airwaves, Yang strives to help Hmong growers prosper

Keeping current on government regulations, agricultural marketing news and crop research advances can be challenging for California farmers, especially for those who speak English as a second language. Hmong farmers in the San Joaquin Valley... more »

Ag Innovation Conference and Trade show planned in California

The 4th Annual Ag Innovations Conference and Trade Show will be held March 18 in Santa Maria. This year the focus will be on comprehensive crop care. With the underlying principle of integrated pest management,... more »

Trump’s action to coordinate California water projects supported

The (Feb. 19) signing of a record of decision coordinating federal and state water projects offers a hopeful sign, according to California Farm Bureau Federation President Jamie Johansson. Johansson, who attended the ceremony (https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-signs-memorandum-diverting-more-water-to-california-farmers) in... more »


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