CA Farm Bureau Scholarships Available

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…students’ academic achievements, leadership skills, career goals, extracurricular activities and other factors. Last year marked a milestone year for the foundation, which awarded more than $200,000 dollars in scholarships and…

Scholarships Available for High School Seniors

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…Fresno, Tulare, Kings and Kern counties are encouraged to apply by January 18 to be considered. Two $10,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who attend a four-year university and…

CA Turkey Farmer Finalist in Competition

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…expenses. You can watch the entire video with Tim Nilsen, just go to http://www.fooddialogues.com and click onto the New Faces of Farming and Ranching. The contest ends Saturday, December 15th….

Christmas Tree Farmers See Rise in Sales

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…Report Back in 2010, Americans bought 27 million farm raised trees. In 2011, that went up to 30.8 million, taking sales up to over a billion dollars. Experts say it…

FDA Increases Irradiation Allowances

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…unrefrigerated and refrigerated – uncooked meat, meat byproducts, and certain meat food products. In poultry, the agency amended the regulations to increase the maximum dose of ionizing radiation and to…

EPA Honors Fresno State’s WET Center

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…from businesses, government officials, tribes, media, academia, environmental organizations and community activists. For more information on the other 2012 award winners please visit: http://epa.gov/region9/awards. Contact: Michael Ardito, 415-972-3081, ardito.michael@epa.gov Join…