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Safe Handling of Flour

We talk a lot about food safety when it comes to things like poultry, but how about flour? That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The holiday season to ... Read More The post <em>Safe Handling of Flour</em> appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Week in Review: New 1,3-D Rules Proposed & Better Enforcement of FIFRA

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has introduced proposed regulations related to 1,3-D. More than 300 agricultural, environmental, and other stakeholder groups are encouraging Congress to reaffirm federal authority ... Read More The post Week in Review: New 1,3-D Rules Proposed & Better Enforcement of FIFRA appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

AgNet News Hour: Friday, 11-25-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers recent animal activism headlines farmers should be aware of, coyote brush possibly playing ... Read More The post AgNet News Hour: Friday, 11-25-22 appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Proposed WIC Change Would Decrease Access to Dairy Products

A proposed change to WIC could mean less dairy. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) and the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) ... Read More The post Proposed WIC Change Would Decrease Access to Dairy Products appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

AgNet News Hour: Thursday, 11-24-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers Western Growers debuting it’s Real Farmers Care’ video for Thanksgiving, the priorities set ... Read More The post AgNet News Hour: Thursday, 11-24-22 appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

NFU Releases 2022 Farmer’s Share of Thanksgiving Food Dollar

How much do farmers make for that Thanksgiving meal? That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. National Farmers Union (NFU) released the 2022 Farmer’s Share of the food dollar ... Read More The post NFU Releases 2022 Farmer’s Share of Thanksgiving Food Dollar appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

AgNet News Hour: Wednesday, 11-23-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers the safety challenges related to the implementation of AB 2188, the DPR cracking ... Read More The post AgNet News Hour: Wednesday, 11-23-22 appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Less Than Four Percent of ACP Tested Carry HLB Bacterium in Groves

An ongoing study in coastal Southern California citrus groves has found that just over 3.5% of Asian citrus psyllids (ACP) tested are carrying the bacterium that can cause HLB. ACP ... Read More The post Less Than Four Percent of ACP Tested Carry HLB Bacterium in Groves appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Black Sea Grain Deal Extended

The Black Sea Grain deal, a global food lifeline and key for world fertilizer supplies is being extended for several more months. The grain initiative was set to expire last ... Read More The post Black Sea Grain Deal Extended appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Almond Update: Seeds for Bees Doubles Participation from Last Year

Participation in the Seeds for Bees program has grown substantially since the last cropping year. The program provides free cover crop seeds for producers, as well as technical assistance. Chief ... Read More The post Almond Update: Seeds for Bees Doubles Participation from Last Year appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Avoid Foodborne Illness this Thanksgiving

Staying food-safe this Thanksgiving. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds us all that it’s important to remember the steps to food ... Read More The post Avoid Foodborne Illness this Thanksgiving appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Agronomic Minute: Potential of On-Farm Groundwater Recharge

Drought conditions and the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) are putting a squeeze on California growers. Principal Analyst with the Almond Board of California, Jesse Roseman said ... Read More The post Agronomic Minute: Potential of On-Farm Groundwater Recharge appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Additional Programs to Continue Pandemic Assistance for Producers

Additional pandemic assistance is going to be provided through new and existing programs from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The new Pandemic Assistance Revenue Program (PARP) will assist eligible ... Read More The post Additional Programs to Continue Pandemic Assistance for Producers appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Most Electric Vehicles Don’t Have AM Radio, A Problem for Farmers

People shopping for electric vehicles will see that most don’t have AM radio, and it’s a move not sitting well with rural farm broadcasters. Nathan Simington is a Commissioner of ... Read More The post <strong>Most Electric Vehicles Don’t Have AM Radio, A Problem for Farmers</strong> appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

AgNet News Hour: Tuesday, 11-22-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers the approaches to mitigating heat damage in California vineyards, the effective materials for ... Read More The post AgNet News Hour: Tuesday, 11-22-22 appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

American Lamb Board Sustainability Report

The American Lamb Board is taking a closer look at sustainability. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. American Lamb Board (ALB) working with the American sheep industry has ... Read More The post American Lamb Board Sustainability Report appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

MSOB: Understanding Beneficial Habitat for Biological Control in Vineyards

Overall habitat can play a critical role in supporting biological control in vineyards. In a multi-year project looking at habitat diversification, Cooperative Extension Specialist with the Department of Entomology at ... Read More The post MSOB: Understanding Beneficial Habitat for Biological Control in Vineyards appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

USDA Continues Investments to Support Beginning Farmers

Nearly $24 million is being invested as part of federal efforts to support beginning farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is funding 45 projects that will provide ... Read More The post USDA Continues Investments to Support Beginning Farmers appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

BASF Financing Program

As the agriculture community grapples with uncertainty ahead of the 2023 growing season, BASF is extending what some would call a lifeline in the midst of an unsettled economy. For ... Read More The post BASF Financing Program appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

AgNet News Hour: Monday, 11-21-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers NRCS accepting applications for Ag Conservation Easements program, pistachios being a “shining star” ... Read More The post AgNet News Hour: Monday, 11-21-22 appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading