The state Assembly approved AB 1739, a bill sponsored by Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) which would establish a statutory definition of groundwater management and provide for enhanced minimum requirements for local groundwater management plans.
Both the House of Representatives and Senate passed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013, with bipartisan support.
All California counties are eligible as primary or contiguous counties for 2014 drought disaster assistance from the Farm Service Agency (FSA).
Senator Dianne Feinstein won unanimous approval of S. 2198, a bill that would ease restrictions on water exports from the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta to farms and cities.
The California Senate failed to pass SB 1381, a bill to require labeling on genetically-engineered foods.
Representatives Jeff Denham (R-CA) and Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), co-chairs of the Congressional Pollinator Protection Caucus, introduced the Highways Bettering the Economy and Environment Act, known as the Highways BEE Act.
During this week’s Almond Update, UC farm advisor, Franz Niederholzer, provides tips on how to salvage nuts should it rain at harvest. Staying current on the latest California Almonds news and tips is easy with the Almond Update every Thursday on AgNet West, sponsored by the Almond Board of California. Tune in to your...
The Almond Board is looking for the California Almond industry’s best and brightest new members to apply for the 2015 Almond Leadership Program! This is an exciting opportunity for future industry leaders to gain a well-rounded education and explore the different facets of almond production, marketing and other issues...
The Almond Board of California (ABC) is pleased to begin accepting applications for the annual Almond Achievement Award.
Dear Industry Members, This week, I have been attending the United Fresh Produce Association’s annual Washington Public Policy Conference. Although most of the attendees work in the fresh fruit and vegetable industry, I have derived a lot of value from the content of the two-day event, due to the fact that the largest...

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