Monthly Archives: March 2017

‘Agriculture: Food for Life’ is the theme of National Ag Week

Parlier, Calif., (March 31, 2017) – How are you celebrating American agriculture in your life? In advance of National Ag Week, March 19-25, and National Ag Day, March 21, Central Valley third-grade students were “learning with lettuce” how to bring more agriculture into their lives last week. The UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center offers the free lettuce plantings every …

Tulare County Reports on Current Crop Status

Tulare County Crop Status

Visalia, Calif., (March 31, 2017) – Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner released the current status today of Major crops in the most valued county in the California Ag portfolio. They report that Winter forage crops are maturing well. Some growers are starting to harvest silage. Oats are being cut, dried, and baled. Some alfalfa fields are being baled. Corn seed is …

California State Board Of Food And Agriculture To Discuss Farm Labor, Rural Job Development And Workforce Training Needs

Sacramento, Calif., (March 31, 2017) – The California State Board of Food and Agriculture will discuss agricultural labor issues, rural job development and opportunities for career technical education at its upcoming meeting on April 4th in Sacramento.  Over the next 5-10 years on-farm automation and research will impact the agricultural sector – creating a need for rural job development and …

California Dairy Digital Magazine: March Issue

The March issue of California Dairy Magazine is now available to read online! Read the latest California Dairy & Feed industry news and technology.  Here’s a peek of what’s inside: How Do Genomics Fit Into My Dairy Operation Genomic Testing – A Key topic of Discussion at the World Ag Expo Tricolored Blackbird Nesting Season Approaches Know What’s In Your Field Before …

Cal Poly Packaging Program to Host Fresh Produce Packaging Seminar in May

San Luis Obispo, Calif., (March 30, 2017) – Cal Poly’s Packaging Program faculty will host freshPACKmoves, an educational seminar focused on fresh produce packaging, May 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Monterey, Calif. The event will look specifically at e-commerce’s growing role in the fresh produce packaging industry as home-delivery services for consumers become increasingly popular. freshPACKmoves will feature …

Dairy Producer Considerations for Genomic Testing

Genomic Testing was a big topic of discussion at the World Ag Expo dairy seminars this year. Genomic Testing is a new technology that is becoming more available and affordable to dairy producers; however, there are still many questions as to how it all fits in to individual dairy operations. Watch this brief video interview with Genetic Programs Manager at …

Impressions of a Vast, Dry Continent – Climate Smart Agriculture Mission To Australia

Sacramento, Calif., (March 29, 2017) – New South Wales: On this day we left Canberra at 7am and traveled south and west to what is known as “irrigation country.” The scenery reminds me of a drive from Sacramento to Ione (Amador County). Our stops included a visit with representatives of Coleambally Irrigation, a farmer-owned co-op. The district encompasses 491 irrigated farms …

Clover Stornetta Farms Rebrands as Clover Sonoma

Santa Rosa, Calif., (March 29, 2017) – Known for their billboards up and down 101 featuring Clo the Cow, Clover Stornetta Farms has rebranded as Clover Sonoma. Announced in early March, the company believes the refreshed Clover Sonoma name honors the company’s heritage of being from Sonoma County while looking ahead to Clover’s expanded product distribution to Southern California and …

Low, Late CVP Allocation for South of Delta Contractors

Sacramento, Calif., (March 29, 2017) – Many south-of-delta water users learned, after months of waiting, that they will only get 65% of their allocation this year. The initial announcement, delayed beyond the usual date comes late for growers looking to make critical decisions on-farm. “While nature has provided an abundant supply in this record-breaking year and dams continue to be …

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