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California Farmers Plan For Extremely Dry Year

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• By Christine Souza • Editor’s note: This article is excerpted from the Ag Alert April 7, 2021, issue. To read the article in its entirety, go to www.agalert.com/archive/. With all signs pointing to a critically dry year in California, farmers are trying to add flexibility to help them make it through the season. Tulare County farmer and dairy operator ... Read More »

Rio Grande salinity drives innovation, change in agriculture

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The increasing salinity of the Rio Grande River is a real problem for agricultural producers. Experts from Texas A&M AgriLife Research are studying this problem to provide options and advice for those who rely on this water source. The Rio Grande has made agriculture possible in South and West Texas for hundreds of years or more. Today, the Rio Grande ... Read More »

CFBF President Outlines Policy Priorities

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By Ching Lee As the California Farm Bureau Federation begins its centennial celebration, CFBF President Jamie Johansson called farmers and ranchers to action, reminding them that Farm Bureau is an organization “that wants to go beyond making a statement by being determined to make a difference.” He made his remarks during the 100th CFBF Annual Meeting in San Diego recently, ... Read More »