California

USDA to invest $449M in Sacramento Valley water supply

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Wednesday announced a USDA investment of more than $449 million to help build an innovative water manage... READ MORE »

FDA issues draft guidance for FSMA’s Produce Safety Rule

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued updated draft guidance for industry with respect to “Standards for the Growing, Harvesting,... READ MORE »

California grower taps talents, resources to find success

Javier Zamora came to the United States from Mexico when he was 20 years old. He lived in the Redondo Beach area near Los Angeles. Most people arou... READ MORE »

Specialty crop block grants on agenda for California ag board meeting

Growers will have a chance to discuss policy issues with the California Board of Food and Agriculture at an upcoming meeting. The meeting will be h... READ MORE »

California leads states with $22.6M specialty crop block grant

California has received $22.6 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP), most in the country... READ MORE »

Costco to hold ‘Meet the Grower’ events at Organic Grower Summit

Costco will hold “Meet the Grower” events at the Organic Grower Summit (OGS) scheduled Dec, 12-13, in Monterey, California. Costco, with annual... READ MORE »

California water up for discussion Sept. 4

State and local officials will address the California State Board of Food and Agriculture on issues related to the Sustainable Groundwater Management ... READ MORE »

Oriental fruit fly quarantined near Sacramento

A portion of Sacramento and Yolo Counties have been placed under quarantine for the Oriental fruit fly following the detection of 15 flies in and arou... READ MORE »

California warns of global warming effects on fruit growers

The State of California recently released a Climate Change Assessment detailing forecasted impacts of climate change by the year 2100. “These fin... READ MORE »

CDFA schedules fertilizer conference

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) and the Western Plant Health Association... READ MORE »


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