CDFA Sessions on Food Safety

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The California Department of Food and Agriculture will be hosting two listening sessions on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act Proposed Fresh Produce and Preventive Control…

Agriculture and Health Care Reform

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It’s a hot topic for agriculture and small business: the impact of health care reform. Experts say farmers need to know how the new law will effect them. Sabrina Hill…

New Poultry Education Center at Fresno State

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…boasts more than 16-thousand square feet, and is eco-friendly and power-efficient, while featuring advanced climate control and feed delivery systems replicating professional poultry production. The facility is designed to provide…

USDA Working on Crop Insurance Problems

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The USDA is addressing problems with specialty crop insurance. Sabrina Hill reports. Click to open or download audio report. For Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s full comment, click here. Agriculture Secretary…

Vilsack to Congress: Ag Research Necessary

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The Agriculture Secretary continues to urge for more money for agricultural research, and says there will be a penalty if the funds aren’t found. Sabrina Hill reports. Click to Open…

Vilsack Concerned about Trade Talks with EU

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As the U.S. and EU are announcing upcoming trade talks, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is expressing some concerns about those talks. Gary Crawford has more. Click to Open or Download…

Continuing Coverage: Sequester and Agriculture

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We continue our coverage of how the sequester may affect agriculture, with Acting Chief of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service Jason Weller. Sabrina Hill reports. Click to Open or Download…

Sequester: Impacts on Meat and Poultry

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The Agriculture Secretary is looking at the possible impacts the sequester could have on meat and poultry supplies and on consumer prices. Susan Carter reports. Click to Open or Download…

Farm Bureau Urges New Ag Labor Program

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…is needed. Stallman testified to the House’s Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. Farm Bureau urged lawmakers to implement a new, market-based labor program administered by the Agriculture Department….

New License Plate Supports Agriculture

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A new California license plate will let you show your support for agriculture, while raising money for ag groups around the state. Sabrina Hill has more. Click to Open or…

Ag Secretary Says Sequester a Bad Idea

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The Agriculture Secretary has been talking to several major media outlets about the sequester and what a bad idea it is. Gary Crawford reports. Click to Open or Download Audio…