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Alexis Taylor Advances Through Senate Agriculture Committee

The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry has advanced the nomination of Alexis Taylor as the next Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs for the U.S. Department of ... Read More The post Alexis Taylor Advances Through Senate Agriculture Committee appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Week in Review: Responding to New Citrus Disease & Federal Order Helps CA Dairy Producers

State and federal officials are collaborating in the development of a regulatory response to the new citrus disease in California. Director of Regulatory and Economic Affairs for the California Milk ... Read More The post Week in Review: Responding to New Citrus Disease & Federal Order Helps CA Dairy Producers appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

The California Kitchen: Ember Grilled Oyster Mushrooms

In today’s California Kitchen, learn how to prepare Ember Grilled Oyster Mushrooms with The Untamed Chef, Albert J Hernandez. Here is what you will need… 1 lb Wild Oyster Mushrooms ... Read More The post The California Kitchen: Ember Grilled Oyster Mushrooms appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Ag Industry Disappointed by Newsom’s Signing of Card Check Legislation

Despite opposition from agriculture and business groups, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the card check legislation AB 2183. Proponents of the bill such as the United Farm Workers (UFW) have ...

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AgNet News Hour: Friday, 09-30-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers Newsom signing the Card Check Bill,  choosing appropriate biostimulants can be challenging but ... Read More The post AgNet News Hour: Friday, 09-30-22 appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

ECP Program for Natural Disaster Assistance

When natural events like hurricanes come in and cause significant damage to farms, there are a few federal programs that may be able to help. One of which is the Emergency ... Read More The post ECP Program for Natural Disaster Assistance appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

FDA “Healthy” Label Requirements Proposal

It may soon be easier to determine which foods at the grocery story are healthy. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this ... Read More The post FDA “Healthy” Label Requirements Proposal appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

AgNet News Hour: Thursday, 09-29-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers the western drought deemed most intense in 20 years, preventative measures for fungal ... Read More The post AgNet News Hour: Thursday, 09-29-22 appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Almond Update: Keeping Trees Safe from Fungal Pathogens

There are 26 fungal species that can create problems for growers. Fungal pathogens such as Botryosphaeria, Ceratocystis, Diaporthe, Eutypa, and Phytophthora cause gumming and dieback in trees. Florent Trouillas, UCCE ... Read More The post Almond Update: Keeping Trees Safe from Fungal Pathogens appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

DLSE Reviewing FLC Exam Results After Discovery of Discrepancies

Some Farm Labor Contractors (FLCs) that failed the state licensing exam, may have actually passed. Last month, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) realized that mistakes were made when ... Read More The post DLSE Reviewing FLC Exam Results After Discovery of Discrepancies appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Dairy Research Centers Celebrate 35 Years

35 Years of dairy research. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The checkoff-funded Dairy Foods Research Centers network is celebrating its 35-year anniversary. It was created to provide ... Read More The post Dairy Research Centers Celebrate 35 Years appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

The California Kitchen: Bone Marrow Untamed

In today’s California Kitchen, learn how to prepare Bone Marrow Untamed with The Untamed Chef, Albert J Hernandez. Here is what you will need… 8 Veal or Beef Bones Cut ... Read More The post The California Kitchen: Bone Marrow Untamed appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Study Highlights Economic Impact of Fresh Produce Industry

In 2022 the U.S. fresh produce and floral industries are adding $339.4 billion to the national output. The study conducted on behalf of the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) illustrates ... Read More The post Study Highlights Economic Impact of Fresh Produce Industry appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Developing Leadership in Agriculture from Diverse Backgrounds

High school agriculture students come from a variety of backgrounds and become involved in agriculture for a variety of reasons. Maddi Martinez, the current San Joaquin Regional Treasurer, is an ... Read More The post Developing Leadership in Agriculture from Diverse Backgrounds appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

AgNet News Hour: Wednesday, 09-28-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers fuel prices and California crop progress and conditions report, Fresno County remaining a ... Read More The post AgNet News Hour: Wednesday, 09-28-22 appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Officials Work to Develop Regulatory Response to New Citrus Disease

State and federal officials are collaborating in the development of a regulatory response to the new citrus disease in California. Citrus yellow vein clearing virus (CYVCV) was identified in the ... Read More The post Officials Work to Develop Regulatory Response to New Citrus Disease appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

Consumers Pay More for Healthier Food

Consumers are willing to pay higher prices for some types of food. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. A recent survey of more than 2,000 adults indicates that 84% of ... Read More The post Consumers Pay More for Healthier Food appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

VofV: Linking Small Farmers and Scientists on the International Stage

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 ... Read More The post VofV: Linking Small Farmers and Scientists on the International Stage appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

U.S. Fertilizer Production to Be Supported By $500 Million Investment

To help mitigate increasing prices for fertilizer, $500 million in grants will be made available to support domestic fertilizer production. Funding for the initiative is being made possible through the ... Read More The post U.S. Fertilizer Production to Be Supported By $500 Million Investment appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading

AgNet News Hour: Tuesday, 09-27-22

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s AgNet News Hour, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show covers details on CalAgPlates grants, the threat that citrus yellow vein clearing virus poses ... Read More The post AgNet News Hour: Tuesday, 09-27-22 appeared first on AgNet West. ... Continue Reading