AFBF President Bob Stallman Urges Passage of Farm Bill

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January 28, 2014 – “The American Farm Bureau Federation urges House and Senate members to pass H.R. 2642, the 2014 Farm Bill. The bill will provide farmers and ranchers certainty …

House-Senate Negotiators Announce Bipartisan Agreement on Final Farm Bill

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Bill Reforms Agricultural Policy, Reduces the Deficit, Grows the Economy WASHINGTON – House and Senate agriculture leaders today announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on a five-year farm bill that will …

Final State Water Action Plan Released

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Final State Water Action Plan Released: Outlines California’s Near- and Long-Term Water Priorities Plan Includes 2014-15 Budget Proposals, Implementation Efforts, Updates from Public and Stakeholder Comments SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As …

CA Lawmakers Urge Reclamation to Maintain Rescheduled Water

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In response to reports that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is considering halting rescheduled water deliveries to San Joaquin Valley farmers, Senator Dianne Feinstein and Congressmen Jim Costa, Kevin McCarthy, …

Ag Leadership Program Seeks Applicants for Class 45

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SALINAS, January 22, 2014 – Applications are now being accepted for Class 45 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program. Growers, farmers, ranchers and individuals working in allied businesses and organizations …

USDA Designates California Ag Counties for Drought Disaster Assistance

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 27 of California’s 58 counties as natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by extreme drought. The 27 designated counties …

FARM LEADER: Drought Declaration Calls Attention to Chronic Water Problems

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In welcoming Gov. Brown’s declaration of a drought emergency today, California Farm Bureau Federation President Paul Wenger said he hopes the action will give state agencies increased flexibility to act …

USDA Designates California Ag Counties for Drought Disaster Assistance

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DAVIS, CA – Jan. 15, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 27 of California’s 58 counties as natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused …