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Farm and Agriculture News with Walt Shaw

Farm and Agriculture News with Walt Shaw

CBS Radio Sacramento's Public Affairs show - featuring Farm and Agricultural Business news - is hosted by Walt Shaw every Sunday from 6am - 7am on 1140 The Fan.

Farm and Agriculture News with Walt Shaw

CBS Radio Sacramento's Public Affairs show - featuring Farm and Agricultural Business news - is hosted by Walt Shaw every Sunday from 6am - 7am on 1140 The Fan.

Farm and Agriculture News with Walt Shaw

CBS Radio Sacramento's Public Affairs show - featuring Farm and Agricultural Business news - is hosted by Walt Shaw every Sunday from 6am - 7am on 1140 The Fan.

Farm and Agriculture News with Walt Shaw

CBS Radio Sacramento's Public Affairs show - featuring Farm and Agricultural Business news - is hosted by Walt Shaw every Sunday from 6am - 7am on 1140 The Fan.

Farm and Agriculture News with Walt Shaw

CBS Radio Sacramento's Public Affairs show - featuring Farm and Agricultural Business news - is hosted by Walt Shaw every Sunday from 6am - 7am on 1140 The Fan.

Farm and Agriculture News with Walt Shaw

CBS Radio Sacramento's Public Affairs show - featuring Farm and Agricultural Business news - is hosted by Walt Shaw every Sunday from 6am - 7am on 1140 The Fan.

Farm and Agriculture News with Walt Shaw

CBS Radio Sacramento's Public Affairs show - featuring Farm and Agricultural Business news - is hosted by Walt Shaw every Sunday from 6am - 7am on 1140 The Fan.

Farm and Agriculture News with Walt Shaw

CBS Radio Sacramento's Public Affairs show - featuring Farm and Agricultural Business news - is hosted by Walt Shaw every Sunday from 6am - 7am on 1140 The Fan.

Farm and Agriculture News with Walt Shaw

CBS Radio Sacramento's Public Affairs show - featuring Farm and Agricultural Business news - is hosted by Walt Shaw every Sunday from 6am - 7am on 1140 The Fan.

Farm and Agriculture News with Walt Shaw

CBS Radio Sacramento's Public Affairs show - featuring Farm and Agricultural Business news - is hosted by Walt Shaw every Sunday from 6am - 7am on 1140 The Fan.

CDFA's Planting Seeds Blog

We farmers love our tractors, but if you had to pick an official “tool of the 21st century,” you’d probably put the “app” at the top of that list. Apps (mobile device software applications) are a great way to reach … Continue reading →

Growing California video series – Ag in the Classroom

The latest segment in the Growing California video series, a partnership with California Grown, is “Ag in the Classroom.”
Signing message from Governor Brown To Members of the California Legislature: I am signing AB 1739, SB 1168 and SB 1319, which taken collectively establish a new structure for managing the State’s groundwater. These bills accomplish a number of goals … Continue reading →

Climate change’s impact on restaurants – from the Sacramento Bee

By Patrick Mulvaney, chef and restaurateur When I read about climate change, I learn about rising sea levels and shrinking polar ice caps – problems for 100 years in the future. But when I talk to my friends and customers about climate change, the … Continue reading →
Just how different are millennials? So far, quite. Millennials (adults born in the 80s and 90s) are spending money differently than previous generations, preferring to throw cash at new experiences and adventures and to reward socially responsible companies that they can … Continue reading →

Parcel inspection dog on TV for actions to help protect citrus

KMAX-31, Sacramento. KCRA-3, Sacramento. Note – There is a brief glitch in the video at the 35-second mark.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that $328 million in conservation funding (more than $22 million to California) is being invested to help landowners protect and restore key farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the nation. The USDA initiative will benefit wildlife … Continue reading →
The California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), the Employment Training Panel (ETP), and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office signed an agreement to provide job training to workers and employers in California locales hit hardest by the drought. LWDA … Continue reading →

Food and Farm News

September 24, 2014

Wineries keep an eye on water, Rice straw takes expanded feed role, Prune research aims at taste, efficiency, Bagrada bug attacks crops

September 17, 2014

Farm groups react to groundwater bills, Water shortages reduce rice harvest, Safflower plantings may increase, Wine market to become more competitive

September 10, 2014

Farming towns face drought impacts, Beekeepers expect less honey production, Drought challenges organic cattle ranchers, New farm trails open

September 3, 2014

Farm groups seek action on drought bills, Battery thefts affect farms, ranches, Apple farms open to visitors, Research may help protect walnut trees

August 27, 2014

Napa grape harvest recovers after quake, Cleanup from massive wildfire continues, Stone-fruit harvest enters final stages, Farmers to be honored for work with veterans

August 20, 2014

Water bond backers work to build support, Demand grows for native, drought-tolerant plants, Weather problems reduce olive crop, Early Brussels sprouts win more customers

August 13, 2014

Production of many crops to be smaller, Grape harvest starts early, Dairy farmers see economic recovery, Pairing foods may increase nutrition

August 6, 2014

Harvests get off to early start, Cattle rustling declines, Makers of goat cheese report surge in sales, 'Action week' highlights invasive species

July 30, 2014

Thinning forests adds to resiliency against fire, State pledges to smooth trade with Mexico, Officials call for floodplain flexibility, White House honors agricultural 'champions'

July 23, 2014

Energy costs could rise due to drought, Drought affects farmers markets, Rural roads need attention, study says, Sacramento to host cheese conference

Quick Farm /Ag Business Links

CBS Radio Sacramento’s Public Affairs show – featuring Farm and Agricultural Business news – is hosted by Walt Shaw every Sunday from 6am – 7am on 1140 The Fan.