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Farmland for solar sites a concern in land-use bill

Roughly half of California’s 30 million acres of farmland is protected from development by the California Land Conservation Act of 1965. Proposed state legislation to modify California’s longst... more »

UC Cooperative Extension offers young orchard water, nutrient management workshops

To help growers manage irrigation and nutrients for young and immature orchards, UC Cooperative Extension is offering workshops in Modesto, Merced, Fresno and Bakersfield. Growers are invited to discu... more »

ZAG Technical Services launches ag business webinar series

ZAG Technical Services (ZAG) announced it will offer a new agricultural business webinar series, which will address how to protect digital infrastructure against increasing cyber threats. Zag is an I... more »

Jerry Dowdy of Georgia’s Atwell Pecan dies

Jerry David Dowdy, owner of Atwell Pecan Co. in Wrens, Georgia, has died. He was 77. Dowdy, who died April 12, was born in 1947 in Glennville, Georgia. A former chairman of the National Pecan Sh... more »
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Pecan companies collaborate to expand production, ensure quality

Pecan Nation and South Georgia Pecan Company have recently joined forces to expand production, ensure quality and increase efficiencies. more »

UC ANR offers scholarships for agriculture students

UC ANR will accept applications and nominations of outstanding students pursuing careers in agriculture through May 13, 2024, for UC Agriculture and Natural Resources scholarships and awards. Stud... more »

Industry leaders applaud bipartisan ag labor working group’s final report

Industry leaders and associations applauded the House Committee on Agriculture’s bipartisan agriculture labor working group’s final report. The final report is the product of a months-long effort ... more »

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