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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) California Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Oscar Gonzales, today reminded farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that they have until Aug. 3, 2015, to nominate eligible candidates to serve on local FSA county committees.
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Curried Bay Scallops, Samatsu Tangerine, Enoki Mushroom, Haricot vert, Cream cheese, Newman farms spinach_(1)
In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing spinach and bay scallops citrus salad with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here’s what you’ll need:
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Gar Tootelian, Inc. (GAR) has won the top title in Ag business for its environmentally safe facility and community outreach efforts. Last night, GAR won the title as the top Ambassador of Respect for North America at a ceremony in Delaware. In May, the company was selected as the Western Regional winner.
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The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council’s government affairs office in Washington, D.C., is accepting applications for the spring 2016 public policy internship. The deadline to submit an application is Oct. 1, 2015.
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H5N1 Avian Flu Vaccine Concept
The Pros and Cons of using Avian Flu Vaccine on U-S Flocks. Cathy Isom has more on the development of this vaccine.

Bird Flu Vaccine

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

California Hay Report

Compared to last week: All classes traded slow on moderate demand. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, Frontal rains and leftover moisture from Hurricane Dolores brought above-normal precipitation to parts of California, Nevada, Montana, and the Pacific Northwest this week. The inter-mountain region has second cutting on the ground with chances of rain. Prices on dry cow hay continue to drop week to week while test hay is getting harder to find. Check ending market prices. →

Brown Marmarated Stink Bug

Brown Marmarated Stink Bug

Everett Griner talks about the southwest insect threat is widespread in today’s Agri View.

Bugged Out

Incentive programs available to farmers and local communities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will be the focus of the California State Board of Food and Agriculture meeting on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015. The meeting will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the California Department of Food and Agriculture, 1220 ‘N’ Street – Main Auditorium, Sacramento, CA 95814.
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Almond Board of California
There’s a possibility of rain toward the end of almond harvest season, and growers will need to manage things accordingly. Sabrina Hill has more in this week’s Almond Update.

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The latest segment in the Growing California video series, a partnership with California Grown, is ‘Gilroy’s Glory.’
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Today’s issue of Citrus Industry This Week from Florida includes an outlook on fresh citrus, information on new tangerines and Citrus Expo updates. 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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Biohazard technician warning of confirmed bird flu
Cathy Isom tells us how government officials and the poultry industry are preparing for another bird flu problem this fall.

Preparing for bird flu

Starving Planet-world hunger
Everett Griner talks about world hunger means THE WORLD in today’s Agri View.

Hungry People

Ratatouille_ _ _ Untamed
In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing fresh made ratatouille with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here’s what you’ll need:
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stream water
Westlands Water District is encouraged by the introduction by Senator Dianne Feinstein of the California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2015.

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meat prices
Should you trust your processed food?
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Sustainable wine grape groups are looking for a way to make certified sustainable grapes more profitable for growers, and some wineries are already acknowledging the trend.

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Buying eggs
Cathy Isom tells us how avian influenza is still causing a roller coaster price effect in the egg industry from farm to retail.

Bird flu Egg Prices

Growers are seeing some abnormal yellowing and lack of growth on nut trees in northern California and the problem could be in the soil.

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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.