Bay Delta Conservation Plan Public Review Period Extended 60 Days

Dan Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy & Livestock, Environment, Field & Row Crops, Forage Crops, General, Grain, Hogs & Pork, Industry News Release, Poultry, Seeds, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree, nut & vine crops, Vegetables, Water

 180-day period responds to public requests for addition time to review and comment Lead state and federal agencies today extended the public comment period for the Draft Bay Delta Conservation …

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the 2012 Census of Agriculture Preliminary Results

Dan Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy & Livestock, Field & Row Crops, Forage Crops, General, Grain, Hogs & Pork, Industry News Release, Poultry, Seeds, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree, nut & vine crops, Vegetables

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today made the following statement on the 2012 Census of Agriculture preliminary results: “The preliminary data released today provide a snapshot of a strong …

USDA Releases a First Look at 2012 Census of Agriculture Results

Dan Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Dairy & Livestock, Field & Row Crops, Forage Crops, General, Grain, Hogs & Pork, Industry News Release, Poultry, Seeds, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree, nut & vine crops, Vegetables

SACRAMENTO – Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the 2012 Census of Agriculture preliminary results providing a first look at state and national data.  …

“Voices from the Land” Conservation in American Agriculture Briefing Highlights Environmental Award Winners

Dan Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy & Livestock, Energy, Environment, Field & Row Crops, Forage Crops, General, Grain, Hogs & Pork, Industry News Release, Poultry, Seeds, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree, nut & vine crops, Vegetables, Water

On USDA Blog by Ann Mills, Deputy Under Secretary of Natural Resources and Environment “Water conservation begins where the first drop of rain falls…most likely on private working lands.” This …

Costa Introduces Drought Relief Legislation

Dan Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy & Livestock, Environment, Field & Row Crops, Forage Crops, General, Grain, Hogs & Pork, Industry News Release, Poultry, Seeds, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree, nut & vine crops, Vegetables, Water

From the Office of Congressman Jim Costa Washington, DC — Rep. Jim Costa introduced emergency legislation that will help maximize available resources and assist farmers and communities during this historically …

California Farm Bureau Supports Senate Bill to Address Water Crisis

Dan Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy & Livestock, Environment, Field & Row Crops, Forage Crops, General, Grain, Hogs & Pork, Industry News Release, Poultry, Seeds, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree, nut & vine crops, Vegetables, Water

With farmers and ranchers struggling against drought and subsequent water shortages, the president of the California Farm Bureau Federation said he welcomes Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s legislation tackling the state’s water …

Statement of Westlands Water District on California Emergency Drought Relief Act of 2014

Dan Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy & Livestock, Environment, Field & Row Crops, Forage Crops, General, Grain, Hogs & Pork, Industry News Release, Poultry, Seeds, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree, nut & vine crops, Vegetables, Water

Westlands Water District FRESNO, CA – Westlands Water District is encouraged with the introduction by Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Barbara Boxer of the California Emergency Drought Relief Act of …

Lucas: Agricultural Act of 2014 Marks a New Era for Farm & Food Policy

Dan Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy & Livestock, Energy, Environment, Field & Row Crops, Forage Crops, General, Grain, Hogs & Pork, Industry News Release, Poultry, Seeds, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree, nut & vine crops, Vegetables, Water

WASHINGTON – Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement today after President Obama signed the Agricultural Act of 2014 into law. “The amazing reality about farm bills is that they …

CFBF: New Farm Law will Benefit California

Taylor Hillman Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy & Livestock, Energy, Environment, Field & Row Crops, General, Grain, Hogs & Pork, Industry News Release, Poultry, Seeds, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree, nut & vine crops, Vegetables, Water

The five-year federal farm bill signed into law today by President Obama will enhance food production and natural resources in California, according to the California Farm Bureau Federation. Farm Bureau …

California Farm Leader Praises Farm Bill Passage, Urges Immigration Action

Taylor Hillman Cattle, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Dairy & Livestock, Energy, Field & Row Crops, Forage Crops, General, Hogs & Pork, Industry News Release, Poultry, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree, nut & vine crops, Vegetables, Water

Now that Congress has finished work on new legislation setting federal farm policy for the next five years, the president of the California Farm Bureau Federation says he hopes immigration …