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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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As trade mission to Mexico ends, collaborative efforts will continue

  Our last days in Mexico City continued the themes of cooperation and engagement.  The agricultural delegation had a meeting with the National Association of Supermarkets and Department Stores (ANTAD) and hosted a Business Roundtable with Agricultural Importers and Distributors … Continue reading →

California and Mexico – a win-win relationship

It speaks volumes that during our meetings in Mexico, the notion of “ganar-ganar,” or a “win-win” relationship was mentioned more than once. Our discussions have focused not only on building stronger trade relationships between our two markets, but in also … Continue reading →

Recapping the 2014 California State Fair by the numbers

The California State Fair has completed another successful season with a 17-day run that ended on Sunday, July 27. The Fair has provided a recap by the numbers: More than 750,000 guests came through the gates. 159,242 cars were parked … Continue reading →

Secretary Ross in Mexico City for Governor Brown’s trade mission

My first impressions of Mexico City as part of Governor Brown’s trade mission were a sensory overload. From the vibrant colors and artistry of the flower market within Mercardo de Jamaica, to the unbelievable aromas drifting blocks away from the … Continue reading →
    One of my priorities as secretary is process improvement, looking at all CDFA operations for opportunities to increase efficiency and, ultimately, improve our service to the people of California. It’s a key provision in CDFA’s Strategic Plan, recognizing … Continue reading →

Weird Al video demonstrates creativity, versatility of CDFA IT programming staff

Weird Al Yankovic with CDFA IT programmer and animator Jarrett Heather One of CDFA’s Information Technology programmers, Jarret Heather, is enjoying a richly deserved moment in the spotlight for his work on a side project, animation for a video by … Continue reading →
California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will travel to Mexico City next week to meet with Mexican government and business leaders, help boost bilateral trade and investment opportunities between the two neighbors and expand environmental and economic cooperation. Governor Brown … Continue reading →
UC Davis will be partnering with Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University in Yangling, Shaanxi Officials from China’s Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University in Shaanxi province, and the University of California, Davis, today signed a memorandum of agreement that lays the … Continue reading →
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 →

Food and Farm News

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

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

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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.