Growers Speak at Water Hearing

Sabrina General, Water

A group of Central California growers are now waiting to hear if their testimony at a public hearing in Sacramento will make a difference when it comes to their water supply. Sabrina Hill reports. Click to open or download audio report.

Birmingham’s Full Statement about Allocation

Sabrina General, Water

Thomas W. Birmingham, General Manager, Westlands Water District, issued the following statement on the Bureau of Reclamation Allocation announcement: Today the Bureau of Reclamation announced that the initial water allocation for south-of-the Delta Central Valley Project (CVP) agricultural water service contractors is 25 percent. Although expected, this allocation is very disappointing and exemplifies the issues faced by farmers and other …

AgNet West Radio Network Now Well Established In California

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AgNet West Radio Network Now Well Established In California – Announces Staff Changes AgNet West is pleased to announce Sabrina Hill as its new Farm News Director. “Considering the incredibly rapid and successful establishment of the network statewide to serve California farmers and the nation’s largest ag state, these new network role assignments are a prefect fit to match talents …

New Tool for California Farmers to Stay Informed

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AgNet West is pleased to announce its newest tool to deliver agriculture news to California: the weekly AgNet West eNews. Starting February 7, 2013, it will arrive directly in email inboxes each Thursday. AgNet West eNews is specifically designed for farmers and others interested in California’s agriculture industry. A reader-friendly format will contain timely news stories, links to important agriculture …

2012 Census of Agriculture Arriving in Mailboxes

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Census Provides Opportunity to Grow the Future of Agriculture 2012 Census of Agriculture Arriving in Mailboxes across America WASHINGTON, December 18, 2012 – It’s not every day that a walk to your mailbox leads to an opportunity to help shape farm programs, boost rural services and grow your farm future. But for producers across the country, that opportunity will soon …

Former U. S. Sec. of Ag Speak at NAFB Conf. in Kansas City

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Attending the annual convention of the National Association of Farm Broadcasters (NAFB) this week in Kansas City, AgNet West farm broadcast team members are visiting with agricultural newsmakers on many of the national agriculture issues of our times. Among all the elections chatter, one interesting forum involved three former U. S. Secretaries of Agriculture. Each of them shared candid and …