Citrus growers from around the state gathered in Visalia, where they heard the latest in industry information, especially on the topic of HLB. Chairman of California Citrus Mutual Kevin Severns says growers and anyone who works in citrus needs to be vigilant to help stop the spread of citrus psyllid.
2014 marks the 5th year of the Americas Farm Mom program sponsored by Monsanto. Monsanto’s Corporate Marketing Communications Director Jessica Simmons says the program is meant to highlight and showcase the role women play in agriculture.
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Who doesn’t love almonds? Ellen DeGeneres loves them so much, she did a live commercial for them right in the middle of her show.
It seems like every time you turn on the radio or television, you are hearing the name Ellen DeGeneres. Ellen has teamed up with the Almond Board to promote the nutrient packed nuts as a source of healthy energy. Molly Spence, Regional Director of North America explains.
US Trade Representative Michael Froman explains the history of Trade Promotion Authority, and the relationship between Congress and the President to approve trade deals.
A Department of Agriculture analyst says it’s far too early to know if the current crisis in Ukraine will have major effects on that nation’s grain exports or spring planting. Gary Crawford has the story.