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UCCE Advisor Rachel Surls Receives 2018 Bradford Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

Davis, Calif., (March 22, 2018) – The Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis has announced that Rachel Surls, UC Cooperative Extension sustainable food systems advisor for Los Angeles County, is this year’s recipient of the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award. Surls has been committed to community gardens, school gardens, and urban agriculture since long before our …

Fresno State Student Wins 2018 Collegiate Discussion Meet

Fresno, Calif., (February 27, 2018) – This past weekend, American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers held their 2018 Leadership Conference in Reno, NV. Among the many activities hosted was the Collegiate Discussion Meet, held annually at the conference. Representing California in the competition was Tim Traux of Fresno State, who was able to hold off competitors in the …

Citrus Biological Control Task Force Wins Integrated Pest Management Award

Sacramento, Calif., (February 26, 2018) – The California Citrus Research Board (CRB) has received an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Achievement Award for its work in establishing biological controls for the Asian citrus psyllid. The awards, bestowed annually by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), recognize organizations that use IPM to address the diverse pest management needs throughout California. IPM is a …

2017 IPM Achievement Award Winners Announced

Sacramento, Calif., (February 14, 2018) – The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), will honor four organizations for their achievements in reducing risk from pesticide use in a public ceremony on Feb. 12, 2018. “The variety of award winners this year demonstrates that pests—both in agricultural and urban settings—can be managed successfully using effective, low-risk methods,” said DPR Director Brian Leahy. “Integrated …

California State Fair Seeks Nominees for the 2018 Agriculturalist of the Year Award

Sacramento, Calif., (December 28, 2017) – Since 1854, the California State Fair has showcased the progress and advancement of the State’s agricultural industry. In celebration of those individuals who have substantially contributed to that success, the California State Fair is seeking nominations for the 2018 Agriculturalist of the Year. The Agriculturalist of the Year award is presented to an individual who …

Retiring Sun Maid President Receives American Vineyard Outstanding Service Award

Retiring Sun Maid President Receives American Vineyard Outstanding Service Award

At the 105th Annual Meeting of Sun-Maid, American Vineyard Publisher Dan Malcolm presented retiring Sun-Maid President Barry Kriebel with American Vineyard’s Outstanding Service Award, after 30+ years of dedicated service to Sun-Maid and the raisin industry. Watch his brief interview, and read more about Mr. Kriebel in the December Issue of American Vineyard Magazine. Sponsored By:

Donald Norene Honored with UC Davis Award of Distinction

Donald Norene Honored with UC Davis Award of Distinction

Davis, Calif., (October 16 2017) – Donald Norene, a third-generation walnut farmer from Rio Oso, was recently honored with an Award of Distinction from the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES). The award is presented annually to individuals whose contributions and achievements enhance the college’s ability to provide cutting-edge research, top-notch education and innovative outreach. Norene is …

Joe Rochioli Honored for Outstanding Achievements in FFA and Agriculture

Healdsburg, Calif., (August 14, 2017) – Joe Rochioli Jr. was honored for his outstanding Achievements in FFA and Agriculture by the Healdsburg High School FFA Ag Boosters Board on June 24, 2017 at their Shrimp Boil and Bluegrass fundraiser at Jackson Family Wine’s Richard’s Grove. More than 150 guests turned out for the 2nd annual event, including leaders from the …

Nominate A Deserving Agriculturalist Or Ag Business

Fresno, Calif., (July 31, 2017) – The Fresno Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Agriculturalist of the Year award. The award recognizes an individual who exemplifies leadership and integrity and who has demonstrated a sincere commitment to the Fresno agricultural community through both personal efforts and leadership abilities. In addition to the Agriculturalist of the Year award, …

International Achievers: Kornbluth, Mitcham, Bennett

Davis, Calif., (July 24, 2017) – Kurt Kornbluth and Elizabeth Mitcham are the recipients of UC Davis’ inaugural Chancellor’s International Engagement Achievement Awards, while Alan Bennett received an honorable mention. Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter presented the awards during a ceremony in the multipurpose room of the new International Center. “Our tendency to form strong global connections and think beyond …

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