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$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation Projects

Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.


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Calif. Foster Farms Chicken Plant Voluntarily Closes After Cleanup

A California chicken farm that was shut because of a cockroach infestation Wednesday says it’s “voluntarily and temporarily” suspending operations a day after calling employees back to work.


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UPDATED: Xerox Restores Access To EBT System After Outage

A computer glitch that left some families unable to buy groceries Saturday, because of an error accessing the government assistance program, has been fixed according to Xerox.



California Agriculture Reaches New Revenue Record

California’s agricultural production has reached another record high.


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Higher Milk Prices Not A Big Help To Dairy Farmers

Milk prices are rising, but that’s not helping a lot of dairy farmers, who are still struggling after several disastrous years.