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USDA designates Yuma County as natural disaster area

On June 9, the USDA designated Yuma County in southwestern Arizona as a primary natural disaster area due to recent drought.

Farmers and ranchers in La Paz, Maricopa, and Pima counties in Arizona also qualify for natural disaster assistance since these counties are contiguous.

Farmers and ranchers in California’s Imperial County also qualify for natural disaster assistance since the county is contiguous.

Sec. Vilsack in Europe this week to discuss farm trade
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is in Europe this week meeting with farm leaders to expand U.S. farm trade.
Friant Dam
Friant users challenge USBR decision in court
Friant Water Authority sues USBR over source of water for San Joaquin Valley Exchange Contractors
Cancer claims well-known UC Davis researcher
Long-time UC Davis alfalfa researcher, Dr. Larry Teuber, died May 19 after long battle with cancer.
Agri-Business Council - ‘Water is our middle name’
The Agri-Business Council of Arizona has a new name which adds water to its identity.
Ag museum display
Dairy memorabilia donated to Tulare ag museum
Dairy memorabilia donated to International Agri-Center's Ag museum
Supima honored with premium fiber branding award
The Supima cotton marketing association is honored with the American Image Award for Premium Fiber Branding from the American Apparel and Footwear Association.
Chardonnay grapes
Wine grape value little changed in Napa, Calif.
Wine grapes make up 99 percent of Napa County's agricultural value in 2013
Ladderless peach, nectarine orchards in California?
No ladders needed! University of California researchers on verge of developing shorter, ground-harvested peaches and nectarines.
Shasta Dam
California's final snow survey comes up dry 1
California snowpack will be insufficient to fill state's reservoirs
NASS predicts smaller 2014 California almond crop
NASS predicts 2014 California almond production at 1.95 billion pounds; 2.5 percent less than last year's 2.00 billion pound crop.
Record 940,000 acres of California almonds last year 
California almond acreage last year set an all-time record - 940,000 acres.
CCM President Joel Nelsen
California citrus groves still at zero water allocation 
California regulators will let citrus die rather than provide growers with enough water to keep trees alive
Arizona Veg IPM Update: Insect loss and insecticide use, powdery mildew, UA herbarium 
The largest herbarium (plant museum) in the Southwest is located at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Arroyo Grande: California's newest ACP quarantine
Asian citrus psyllid discovery in Arroyo Grande leads to quarantine
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