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Governor at April 1 snow survey

California implements mandatory water rationing

  • Severe drought
    Apr 2, 2015
    Commentary

    State regulators defend California agriculture

    When state regulators defend agriculture the best thing we can do is say 'thank you.'...More
  • Mar 18, 2015
    blog

    Agriculturalists weigh in, discuss mandatory GMO labeling issue

    In recent months, two speakers at major farm industry events held in the West shared their thoughts on the proposed mandatory labeling of food products grown with genetically-modified traits. The speakers included y included: James Borel, executive vice-president of the DuPont company; and Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California, Davis Cooperative Extension specialist who specializes in animal genomics and biotechnology....More
  • Presidents Kennedy and Eisenhower visit in Palm Springs
    Mar 18, 2015
    blog

    Remembering Kennedy's words on National Ag Day

    On National Ag Day we remember the words of President Kennedy at San Luis Dam dedication...More
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