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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

Gilroy’s Glory – from the Growing California video series

The latest segment in the Growing California video series, a partnership with California Grown, is ‘Gilroy’s Glory.’
It turns out that Americans are eating their fruits and vegetables, and younger adults, including the Millennial generation, are the main drivers of the shift toward fresh foods and beverages, according to The NPD Group, a leading global information company. … Continue reading →
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently released a silent video showing the depletion level of several Northern California reservoirs. DWR’s Daily Reservoir Storage Summary lists Folsom Lake at 31 percent of capacity, Lake Oroville at 34 percent, and … Continue reading →
By Kurt Floren If you enjoy fresh, homegrown citrus fruit from your yard or California-grown citrus from the market, now is the time to pay attention: a deadly plant disease has been found again in our midst. Huanglongbing, also known … Continue reading →
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the expansion of crop insurance to provide additional options for fruit and nut producers. The Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) and the Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion are now available to cover … Continue reading →
The USDA has announced that beginning Sept. 1, farmers and ranchers can apply for financial assistance to help conserve working grasslands, rangeland and pastureland while maintaining the areas as livestock grazing lands. The initiative is part of the voluntary Conservation … Continue reading →

CDFA teams up with UC Davis in new program for graduate students

  What does the top-rated agricultural university in the world and CDFA have in common? In addition to working on key issues involving food and agriculture, they each make their home in the same region of California; and they offer … Continue reading →

California agriculture embracing the ‘Internet of Things’

A familiar refrain in agriculture these days is that we must achieve and sustain the capacity to feed a growing global population that is expected to reach nine billion people by 2050.  How will we do that? The answers are … Continue reading →
By Phillip Reese The El Niño weather pattern often brings deluges to California, quickly dropping inches of rain in what climatologists liken to turning on a fire hose. Except when it doesn’t. Except when it brings no extra rain. El … Continue reading →
By Tim Hearden SACRAMENTO — Water-saving tips to weather the drought are key features at this year’s California State Fair, which runs through July 26. The state Department of Water Resources’ award-winning “Californians Don’t Waste — Save Water in Your … Continue reading →

Food and Farm News

May 27, 2015

Cherry harvest nears the finish line, Invading stinkbug threatens crops, Website aims to stop pests from entering

May 20, 2015

Reduced California rice plantings aid competitors, Drought-tolerant wheat varieties show promise, Strategy aims to benefit bees

May 13, 2015

Farmers visit nation's capital, Thefts disrupt farms' irrigation, Study shows economic boost from food processing, Guidelines help hikers, cattle coexist

May 6, 2015

Forum airs effects of drought, Report gauges drought impact on vegetables, Insect population rise, Resolution supports domestic flowers

April 29, 2015

Water shortages to be on the agenda, Recycled water to be studied, Conservation award accepts nominations, More schools feature California-grown food

April 22, 2015

Farm groups track water legislation, Ranchers help conserve sagebrush habitat, Closures of biomass plants slow tree disposal

April 15, 2015

Water shortages hit Klamath Basin, Field day looks at efficient irrigation, Rural areas prepare for wildfire, Grape acreage declines slightly

April 8, 2015

Vegetables, berries come to market early, Water shortages contribute to cut in cotton acreage, Briefing to focus on overall drought impact, USDA supports research against citrus disease

April 1st, 2015

Surveyors to search for snow, Crop plantings to be cut again, Water shortages worry citrus growers, Dairies report tight supplies of organic milk

March 25, 2015

Strawberry harvest hits stride early, Lamb producers welcome holiday demand, Springtime means flower time, Survey gauges young farmers' attitudes

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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.