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State Water Project inches up California water deliveries
The additional deliveries will increase this year’s SWP allocation from 15 percent to 20 percent, for total deliveries of 840,000 acre-feet of water.
Halpin wins iPad Mini from Western Farm Press-Penton CEU program
Adrien Halpin of Napa., Calif. wins a new Apple iPad Mini from Western Farm Press-Penton’s Continuing Education Unit (CEU) program, available online 24-hours-a-day at
New grape leaders at Arizona Wine Growers Association
Grape leaders take helm as the 2015-2016 Arizona Wine Growers Association board of directors.
Ag Processors receive $7,500 ASHCA safety grant
The Western Agricultural Processors Association receives a 2015 Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America safety training grant totaling $7,500..
Ag leadership commencement at Fresno State
Fresno State hosts Ag leader commencement
Fresno State hosts California Ag Leadership Program commencement
Grape powdery mildew is a major problem for California grape growers
UC Davis discovery may help fight powdery mildew
UC Davis scientists discover important clues in fight against grape powdery mildew
Program seeks to groom tomorrows produce leaders
Applications open for United Fresh leadership program
Applications open for United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program
Almond Board of California election now underway
Voting is underway to elect two independent grower member and alternate positions and two independent handler member and alternate positions to the Almond Board of California.
‘Gem’ pear cultivar released by ARS, cooperators
Gem is ideal for the fresh market. It combines high yields with excellent appearance, fruit quality, and long storage potential.
Arizona leafy greens group improves food safety training
The Food Safety Training Kit is a comprehensive training tool to address safe food handling practices in the field.
Record 15 million ton processing tomato crop?
California processors pledge grower contracts for 15.0 million tons of processing tomatoes in 2015 which would be an all-time record if realized.
Want to become a California agricultural leader?
Applications are now being accepted for Class 46 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program.
Southwest Ag Summit-Spinach Conf. Feb. 24-26 in Yuma
The 2015 Yuma Ag Week will kick off with the academic Spinach Conference on Feb. 24-25, and will then roll into the Southwest Ag Summit, Feb. 25-26.
California citrus dodges New Years’ freeze bullet
Predicted low temperatures failed to dip low enough New Year's Eve and Day which allowed California citrus growers to dodge a fairly typical December-January freeze.
Survey: More Sierra snow, less water equivalent
The first manual snow survey of the California Sierra snowpack conducted Dec. 30 found more snow than last year at the same time yet the snow water equivalent as measured statewide remains far below average for the date.
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