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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.

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Growing California video series – Apple Hill

This is a reprise post from our Growing California video series. Apple Hill is now open for its annual fall run in El Dorado County.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the nation’s farmer, rancher and fishery cooperatives set a new sales record in 2013, with total business volume of more than $246 billion. That surpasses the previous record, set in 2012, by $8 billion, … Continue reading →
By David Karp Bringing to fruition a decade-long campaign by farmers market stakeholders, on Friday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 1871, which for the first time provides what supporters say is adequate funding to ensure that growers at certified farmers markets produce … Continue reading →

Drought’s impact on crops – from the Sacramento Bee

By Dale Kasler It’s harvest time in much of California, and the signs of drought are almost as abundant as the fruits and nuts and vegetables. One commodity after another is feeling the impact of the state’s epic water shortage. The great Sacramento … Continue reading →
Banned Books Week is September 21-27, 2014 To draw attention to the harms of censorship and celebrate the importance of free speech, the California State Library is hosting an online video “Read-Out” during Banned Book Week, September 21-27. Many books … Continue reading →
The Obama Administration today announced the launch of the Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture, a new effort to promote greater international engagement on ways agriculture can help mitigate the impact of climate change. The announcement, during the United Nations … Continue reading →

El Dorado County Fair serves as key resource during King Fire

With the massive King Fire northeast of Placerville continuing to burn, the El Dorado County Fairgrounds continues its critical role as a nerve center for fire fighters as they work to gain the upper hand. The fairgrounds are serving as … Continue reading →
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 →

Food and Farm News

October 1, 2014

Farm Bureau announces ballot positions, New water year begins, Drought affects vegetable volumes, Grants benefit farmers markets, food hubs

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'

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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.