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Beginning Farmer News ItemsCalifornia Farm Academy ready to hit the fields - Daily Democrat9/25/2018 4:59:33 PM
Daily Democrat California Farm Academy ready to hit the fields Daily Democrat “This eclectic group of aspiring farmers have come a long way since taking their tentative first steps in February 2018,” Director of the California Farm Academy Sri Sethuratnam said. “The Farm Academy Beginning Farmer Training program has provided ...
Central Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum, Nov. 1, 2018 - California Ag Today9/7/2018 1:55:55 PM
California Ag Today Central Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum, Nov. 1, 2018 California Ag Today Following the success of last year's Innovation and Entrepreneurship event, the Forum will take place on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District. The Forum combines the Central Valley Venture Forum and Central Valley Stock ... and more »
By the Numbers: The State of Today's Independent Farmer - Modern Farmer6/29/2018 7:09:56 AM
Modern Farmer By the Numbers: The State of Today's Independent Farmer Modern Farmer Even the average beginning farmer —those with less than five years of experience—is 47. On the whole, it's ... California has 2,700 organic farms, which represents 20 percent of the country's certified organic land and 38 percent of total organic ...
California Farm Academy receives state approval - Western Farm Press4/18/2018 4:23:00 PM
Western Farm Press California Farm Academy receives state approval Western Farm Press During the first year, while working a farm, apprentices enroll in the California Farm Academy's seven-month Beginning Farmer Training Program. Hours and type of work will depend on the farm owner and/or manager of the operation. During the second year ... and more »
Beginning Farmer Training Program Receives State Approval - AgNet West2/14/2018 12:30:38 PM
AgNet West Beginning Farmer Training Program Receives State Approval AgNet West A recently developed beginning farmer training program has officially been approved by the California State Division of Apprenticeship Standards. The California Farm Academy Beginning Farm and Ranch Manager Apprenticeship Program has been ...
Military Veterans, Beginning Farmers Invited to Poultry Workshops - UC Food Observer2/8/2018 3:13:35 PM
UC Food Observer Military Veterans, Beginning Farmers Invited to Poultry Workshops UC Food Observer “ California has the largest number of farmer veterans in the country, with over 1,000,” said Michael O'Gorman, executive director of Farmer Veteran Coalition, which supports military veterans with the resources they need to launch successful farm ...
Most USDA new farmer trainees still in the industry, survey finds - Capital Press10/31/2017 10:16:39 AM
Capital Press Most USDA new farmer trainees still in the industry, survey finds Capital Press Funded in the 2008 Farm Bill, the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program has helped more than 250 training projects across the country, the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition noted in a report. Among the 40 percent of projects that ... and more »
Farm Income Opportunities News ItemsNRCS California Invests $4.4 Million in High Tunnels Throughout 2014 Farm Bill - Sierra Sun Times10/23/2018 8:59:57 AM
NRCS California Invests $4.4 Million in High Tunnels Throughout 2014 Farm Bill Sierra Sun Times This high tunnel will help me extend my growing season so we can grow more crops and generate a full year's income from our farm .” With the help of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and their high tunnel conservation practice, ...
Go Inside ShangriLlama, North Texas' Only Llama Farm - D Magazine10/22/2018 11:10:24 AM
D Magazine Go Inside ShangriLlama, North Texas' Only Llama Farm D Magazine But they soon outgrew their California home. In 2014, just after Toyota announced its move to Plano, the Brucatos decided to move to Texas as well. The state's business-friendly atmosphere—no state income tax, more open spaces, less expensive living ...
Trade war clouds 2019 farm forecasts - Politico10/22/2018 10:03:12 AM
Trade war clouds 2019 farm forecasts Politico Net farm income is already near 15-year lows in 2018, according to the latest forecast from USDA's Economic Research Service. Brent Gloy, an agricultural ... Agriculture groups like the California Farm Water Coalition, Western Growers Association and ...
Election could unlock billions of dollars for housing, ramp up Bay Area development - The Mercury News10/22/2018 9:01:11 AM
The Mercury News Election could unlock billions of dollars for housing, ramp up Bay Area development The Mercury News Up to $6 billion for affordable housing is on the line in November as California voters prepare to weigh in on two statewide bonds that could fund tens of thousands of new homes in the Bay Area and beyond — potentially making a dent in the housing ... and more »
Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles ... - Capital Press10/21/2018 10:52:26 AM
Capital Press Farm-rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles ... Capital Press SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — Middle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of ... Farm -rich Salinas exemplifies California's housing struggles Napa Valley Register all 4 news articles »
Market Match Means More Money, Healthful Food on the Table - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (press release) (blog)10/19/2018 9:37:45 AM
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (press release) (blog) Market Match Means More Money, Healthful Food on the Table National Institute of Food and Agriculture (press release) (blog) “The program empowers low- income shoppers to make healthy food choices by overcoming financial barriers,” said Carle Brinkman, director of Ecology Center Food and Farming . The Ecology Center, in Berkeley, California , leads the Market Match program, ...
People Priced Out of Salinas, California, Look to the Ballot - U.S. News & World Report10/18/2018 7:02:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report People Priced Out of Salinas, California , Look to the Ballot U.S. News & World Report Salinas – known as "Salad Bowl of the World" – is one of America's least affordable places to live, exemplifying a housing crisis that plagues California's rural and urban areas alike. Salinas families earn a median income of $69,000, while the region ... A look at Salinas, California, farm-rich but unaffordable Associated Press all 538 news articles »
A look at Salinas, California, farm-rich but unaffordable - Washington Post10/18/2018 1:51:17 AM
Washington Post A look at Salinas, California , farm -rich but unaffordable Washington Post WHAT'S AFFORDABLE? The federal government says homeowners and renters spending more than a third of their income on housing are facing unaffordable costs. For a family bringing in the median income , spending any more than $1,725 on housing is ... and more »
California voter guide: 11 propositions explained - The Mercury News10/17/2018 9:07:41 AM
The Mercury News California voter guide: 11 propositions explained The Mercury News It's on the ballot. Should farm animals live in bigger pens and cages before they're slaughtered? ... Proposition 1. Want to spend $4 billion to help veterans and low- income Californians get access to home loans and lower-cost housing? .... Opponents ... California voter guide: 11 November ballot propositions explained TheReporter.Com all 125 news articles »
Farm Resources News ItemsReduce water use, increase cannabis yields - The Leaf Online10/17/2018 2:13:48 AM
The Leaf Online Reduce water use, increase cannabis yields The Leaf Online As California approaches its rainy season, the big question is whether or not there will be much rain. With new cannabis cultivation regulations often requiring the use of runoff catch water or highly restrictive access to aquifers and running streams ...
FlyBird and ConserWater Announce Partnership to Bring Precision Agriculture to Indian Farmers - Newswire Today (press release)8/15/2018 1:18:54 AM
FlyBird and ConserWater Announce Partnership to Bring Precision Agriculture to Indian Farmers Newswire Today (press release) ConserWater Technologies, a company headquartered in California , USA, and FlyBird Farm Innovations, an ISO 9001:2015 certified company in Bangalore, have announced a partnership to help bring AI and IOT to the fingertips of Indian farmers.
2018 On the Farm STEM Participants Announced - Farm Bureau News3/8/2018 2:05:37 PM
Farm Bureau News 2018 On the Farm STEM Participants Announced Farm Bureau News ... Teacher (Kernville, California ); Tammy Caesar, Austin ISD, CTE Director (Austin, Texas); Jennifer Carroll, Roopville Elementary School, STEM Coordinator (Roopville, Georgia); Jenny Christian, Dallas Independent School District, STEM Director of ...
2018 On The Farm Educational Events Announced - Farm Bureau News11/2/2017 10:07:46 AM
2018 On The Farm Educational Events Announced Farm Bureau News said 2017 participant Michael Nicholson, program specialist, Stanislaus County Office of Education, California . Visit the On The Farm resources page on the Foundation's website to apply and for additional information to build awareness, understanding ...
Organic Certification News ItemsHawaiian organic ginger sees growth as health food ingredient - FreshPlaza10/23/2018 8:47:26 AM
FreshPlaza Hawaiian organic ginger sees growth as health food ingredient FreshPlaza Primarily, we have our fresh ginger made into a frozen puree which is processed on the mainland in 40lb pails, particularly to California . In this way ... Our ginger is of the highest quality and consumers can have certainty in the organic ...
Can CBD oil help your pain or anxiety? What you need to know about the latest health craze - Omaha World-Herald10/23/2018 2:07:19 AM
Omaha World-Herald Can CBD oil help your pain or anxiety? What you need to know about the latest health craze Omaha World-Herald ... is regulating its safety, efficacy or labeling. CBD oil cannot be shipped from California or Colorado. ... The term “organic” is meaningless, McBride says, because CBD oil is not eligible for FDA organic certification . The lack of oversight means ... and more »
Organic farming with gene editing: an oxymoron or a tool for sustainable agriculture? - GreenBiz10/19/2018 4:05:16 AM
GreenBiz Organic farming with gene editing: an oxymoron or a tool for sustainable agriculture? GreenBiz A University of California , Berkeley professor stands at the front of the room, delivering her invited talk about the potential of genetic engineering. Her audience, full of organic farming advocates, listens uneasily. She notices a man get up from his ...
HappyBABY Thoughtfully Crafted Organic Nutrition Journey, Unveil the No.1 Organic Baby Food in US - fox5krbk.com10/18/2018 9:12:00 PM
HappyBABY Thoughtfully Crafted Organic Nutrition Journey, Unveil the No.1 Organic Baby Food in US fox5krbk.com From firsthand experience on California's organic farm to visiting Los Angeles supermarket chain, HappyBABY showcased the concept of thoughtfully crafted organic nutrition from the country of origin and the market position of the renowned organic brand ...
Organic Wine Market - Perceive Substantial Growth by 2025 - TMR - Digital Journal10/17/2018 8:55:53 AM
Organic Wine Market - Perceive Substantial Growth by 2025 - TMR Digital Journal Such products of organic wine are certified by different certification bodies all over the globe to be organic such as USDA, EU organic Certification , and California Certified organic farmer's certification. The global organic wine industry is ... and more »
Viewpoint: If organic farmers want to promote sustainable farming they should reconsider hostility toward CRISPR ... - Genetic Literacy Project10/16/2018 7:04:31 AM
Genetic Literacy Project Viewpoint: If organic farmers want to promote sustainable farming they should reconsider hostility toward CRISPR ... Genetic Literacy Project A University of California , Berkeley professor stands at the front of the room, delivering her invited talk about the potential of [gene editing]. Her audience, full of organic farming advocates, listens uneasily …. a man [gets] up from his seat and ...
Tending Nature Season 1 (Trailer) - KCET10/10/2018 4:16:13 PM
KCET Tending Nature Season 1 (Trailer) KCET "Tending Nature" shines a light on the environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California by exploring how the state's Native peoples have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia. The series examines how traditional practices can ...
Clean Juice, a USDA certified organic company, to open in Turkey Creek - Knoxville News Sentinel9/28/2018 7:26:10 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel Clean Juice, a USDA certified organic company, to open in Turkey Creek Knoxville News Sentinel It received its USDA certification through the California Certified Organic Farmers (certifying agency), which is huge in the organic world," she said. Its juices are prepared on site via a cold-pressed process as opposed to some juice bars that "have ... and more »