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In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing pineapple puff pastry cinnamon rolls with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here’s what you’ll need:
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As of May 28, California’s tomato processors reported they have or will have contracts for 14.3 million tons of processing tomatoes for 2015. This production is a 2 percent increase from the final contracted production total from last year.
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Why experts say we don’t have to give up beef to have a lean – low fat diet. Cathy Isom has more.

Keep Beef in Your Diet

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In today’s report we have the California Processing Tomato Report, the California Hay Report, the AZ/CA/NV Direct Feeder Cattle Review, the California Shell Eggs: Daily Egg Report and the end of the day market numbers for other commodities.

California Processing Tomato Report

As of May 28, California’s tomato processors reported they have or will have contracts for 14.3 million tons of processing tomatoes for 2015. This production is a 2 percent increase from the final contracted production total from last year. Read the full report and ending market prices. →

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old threshing machine

Everett Griner talks about American know-how, agriculture’s destiny in today’s Agri View.

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In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing pineapple Waldorf salad with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here’s what you’ll need:
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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today made the following statement on the release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s third quarter Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade.
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Adult Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama. Photograph by Douglas L. Caldwell, University of Florida.

Adult Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama. Photograph by Douglas L. Caldwell, University of Florida.


Central Valley grower liaisons provide an update on ACP activity in the region and encourage Valley citrus growers to attend the Citrus Growers Education Seminar in Exeter on July 1.

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A portion of Los Angeles County has been placed under quarantine for the guava fruit fly (GFF) following the detection of eight adult GFF within the City of Long Beach. The quarantine area in Los Angeles County measures 80 square miles, bordered on the north by Southern Avenue; on the south by E. Stearns Street; on the west by Central Avenue; and on the east by Norwalk Boulevard. A link to the quarantine map may be found here: http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/gff/regulation.html.
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In this week’s Almond Update, we learn more about using strategic deficit irrigation. Sabrina Hill reports.

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Today’s issue of Citrus Industry This Week from Florida includes a report from a Peace River grower round table event and thoughts on how citrus health management areas (CHMAs) can improve. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe free and view the current issue. Click here to subscribe to the monthly Citrus Industry magazine.

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The second part of the series on bees, Cathy Isom tells us of the new program helping the Sunshine State’s bee colonies thrive.

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Everett Griner talks about how the California drought stretches on in today’s Agri View.

Long Drought

AgNet West’s Taylor Hillman and Editorial Contributor Len Wilcox helped bring drone technology to the Red Bank Elementary Gate class in Clovis. Instructor Robin Hillman has been teaching her gate students all year about the many different aspects of California agriculture.

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In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing pineapple glazed rack of lamb with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here’s what you’ll need:
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“We are undertaking a thorough analysis of the final WOTUS rule to determine whether the Environmental Protection Agency listened to the substantive comments farmers and ranchers submitted during the comment period. Based on EPA’s aggressive advocacy campaign in support of its original proposed rule—and the agency’s numerous misstatements about the content and impact of that proposal—we find little comfort in the agency’s assurances that our concerns have been addressed in any meaningful way.

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“Nothing left unregulated” is the apparent motto of the Environmental Protection Agency. Today, the Agency finalized its “Waters of the United States” proposed rule, which unilaterally strips private property rights and adds hundreds of thousands of stream miles and acres of land to federal jurisdiction.

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Genetically modified food (GMO foods)
Your American Farm Bureau wants you to “Get a Move On.” They want your support to help create a national, science-based labeling standard for GMO foods.
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In this first of a two-part series, Cathy Isom looks into what’s causing major declines in honeybee populations and who is offering help.

Bees part-1

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grass or grain fed?

Everett Griner talks about beef…still #1 in protein choice in today’s Agri View.

Grass or Grain fed?

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Obama, Vilsack Visit to CA

AgNet West was the only network given a one-on-one interview with U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack during his visit to California to discuss the drought and the only farm news network given White House press approval for the President's visit.