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Improve the odds: Strategies to enact a successful succession plan

The greatest stress point in farm succession planning is communication. Fortunately, communication strategies can minimize conflicts and the breakdown of trust by having a written family mission and values statement; a written farm employment, management and ownership plan and regularly scheduled meetings. more »

Transitioning land to a new generation webinar available

A webinar designed to help growers transition land and businesses to the next generation is being made available by Penn State Extension. Transitioning Land to a New Generation: Getting Started is ... more »

FFA Leadership Conference reflects promising future for ag

The state FFA Leadership Conference saw a record turnout, reflecting a promising future for California agriculture. This year, 7,416 middle and high school students attended the event at the SAFE Cred... more »
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Farm mom tells son’s story to save others

A farm safety group is warning farm families about the dangers of handling gasoline. Telling the story of a farm family child that died handling gasoline, the The National Children's Center For Rur... more »

USDA awards $50 Million to 141 recipients in 40 states

The USDA is awarding $50 million through the Farm Labor Stabilization and Protection Pilot Program (FLSP Program) to 141 recipients in 40 states and Puerto Rico. more »

Nutrien Ag Solutions poised to release new biocontrol technology

Nutrien Ag Solutions has acuired Suncor Energy’s AgroScience assets that offers proprietary biocontrol technologies through its Loveland Products business. “We’re excited to further develop t... more »

Ag employers group to brainstorm for farmworker education 

An ag employers group wants to brainstorm the industry for ideas on how to help farmworkers receive educations. The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) is planning to host a special l... more »

Wiliot focuses on food safety, tech

Wiliot has announced a major new food safety initiative that works to create completely transparent and traceable supply chains, which will soon be required for FSMA 204 compliance, through the adopti... more »

NASS releases ag census congressional district profiles 

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the Congressional District Profiles and Rankings from the 2022 Census of Agriculture. This summary presents data by congressional ... more »

Wilbur-Ellis hosts Day in the Life FFA Tour

Wilbur-Ellis hosted more than 50 members of the California FFA at its newly renovated Woodland South location. FFA members learned about career opportunities in food production and agriculture during this event. more »

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