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Farm / Agriculture Business News

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

Andrew Seng / aseng@sacbee.com Katie Fyhrie, 25, begins her day recently by harvesting nectarines with Cloverleaf farm owner Emma Torbert, left, on a stone fruit orchard at the Collins Farm in Davis. The two women are among a wave of young … Continue reading →

Lady Gaga joins California water conservation effort

In partnership with the State of California’s drought awareness program Save Our Water, international pop superstar and five-time Grammy winner Lady Gaga has released a Public Service Announcement (PSA) asking Californians to join the effort and take extraordinary measures to … Continue reading →
By Veronica Rocha Two picnic baskets packed with 67 live giant African snails were seized by federal authorities at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said Monday. The snails, which weighed a total of more than 35 pounds and reportedly were … Continue reading →
A new report from the University of California, Davis, shows that California agriculture is weathering its worst drought in decades due to groundwater reserves, but the nation’s produce basket may come up dry in the future if it continues to … Continue reading →

Fair food gets a TV show! From the Modesto Bee

Food Network, “Carnival Eats” host Noah Cappe poses with the 18 inch monster corn dog and 5 lbs. of fries he learned to make from owner Tom Stroud at the Monster Grill at the Stanislaus County Fair. Photo by Debbie … Continue reading →

Climate Change: Register now for the first California Adaptation Forum

The consensus is overwhelming: our climate is changing. According to NASA’s Global Climate Change website, “97% of climate scientists agree that climate-warming trends over the past century are very likely due to human activities, and most of the leading scientific … Continue reading →
By David Siders Californians can start sipping wine at farmers markets. Immediately. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday he has signed an urgency measure allowing winegrowers who bottle their own wine to conduct instructional tastings at California’s numerous farmers markets. Assembly Bill 2488, by Assemblyman Marc … Continue reading →
By Priscilla Frank, Huffington Post This summer marks the 15th year of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s Young Architects Program, which challenges young architects to design innovative projects that bring new possibilities to our understanding of sustainable … Continue reading →

California Grown ‘Snap a Selfie’ benefits food banks

Link to California Grown ‘Snap a Selfie’ page.

Food and Farm News

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

July 16, 2014

Drought losses could top $2 billion, Fresno County sees crop values decline, Melon growers assess water situation, Garbanzo beans tolerate dry conditions

July 9, 2014

Water shortages affect tomatoes, Bill would provide funding for wildfire suppression, American-grown flowers to feature new branding, Orange-fleshed honeydew ripe with benefits

July 2, 2014

Survey tracks costs of holiday picnic, Strawberry farms provide opportunities for immigrants, California tops flower market, International agreement aims at Medflies

June 25, 2014

Grape harvest stays ahead of schedule, Blueberry production grows, Online resource helps new farmers, Nutrition trends for 2014

June 18, 2014

Research continues for drought-tolerant crops, New technology saves water, Partnerships benefit bee health, U.S. beef market in Hong Kong expands

June 11, 2014

Water crisis takes toll on citrus, Average farm size declines, Prunes may improve weight-loss efforts, Company develops a color-shifting flower

June 4, 2014

Farmers plant cling peaches, Lumber demand increases, State celebrates dairy farmers, Citrus marketers work to reopen China trade

May 28, 2014

Proposed regulations cause concern, New conservation initiative begins, Budget-friendly tips help shoppers, Studies tie diet to happiness

May 21, 2014

Grilling season may feature more poultry, Searching for drought-tolerant wheat, Reduction in fog affects orchards, Avocados benefit heart health

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.