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May 9, 2019

May 9 - SLO County Farm Bureau board member Dan Sutton testifying this morning at the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture, General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee on the state of the farm economy.

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California Acts to Prohibit Chlorpyrifos Pesticide

May 8, 2019

In SLO County, Chlorpyrifos use has been in decline since the tiered Ag Waiver went into place by the RWQCB....

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New, more stringent food safety practices adopted to prevent outbreaks

April 29, 2019

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Board met April 19 and voted to strengthen mandatory food safety practices on farms...

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Farm Bureau Women Brooms Available at Farm Supply

April 26, 2019

Proceeds from the sales go to scholarships for students in San Luis Obispo County pursuing a degree in agriculture....

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PG&E Wildfire Safety Program Information


USDA Announces Sign-Up Period for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)


2017 Census of Agriculture Data Now Available


Best Management Practices Workshopfor the Morro Bay Watershed


Referendum Results Establish California Cattle Council


2019 Agricultural Equipment Survey


USDA Launches New Farmers.gov Features to Help with H2A Applications


Waterboard Adopts Statewide Wetland Definition and Procedures


Executive Director Hired


Industrial Hemp Cultivation Update


USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Limited Services During Government Shutdown


New Minimum Wage, Overtime, and Salary Rules for Agricultural Workers


DWR Finalized Basin Prioritizations Under SGMA


2018 TNA Reports Due by March 1, 2019


Annual Open Burn Season Starts December 12


Delegates Vote on Policy Recommendations


Insects protected under CESA?


CDFA Accepting Proposals for 2019 Specialty Crop Grants


Secretary Perdue Statement on DOJ Filing in 9th Circuit Chlorpyrifos Ruling


AB 589 (Bigelow): Water diversion: monitoring and reporting training


Mandatory Travel Pay Could Result from Lawsuits


Agreement Streamlines Repair of High-Tech Farm Equipment


How Will a Trade Dispute Affect Your Business?


2017 County Crop Report Released


Cattlemen and Farmers Day 2018


Trevor Keith to Lead Planning & Building Department


Cal/OSHA High Heat Advisory for Employers


CFBF President Comments On Failed Immigration Bill


County Groundwater Basin Priority Changes


Groundwater Basin Boundary Modifications


Grant Funding Available for Ag Vehicle and Engine Replacement


Chief Deputy Ag Commissioner to Retire


Sudden Oak Death Update


Diablo Mitigation Bill Passes Senate


Asian Citrus Psyllid Update


CERCLA and EPCRA Reporting Exemptions


Tariffs’ Impact on U.S. Agriculture Must be Considered


Highlighting the Importance of Foreign Markets to California


SLO County CEQA Guidelines Workshop


Farm Bill Moves Forward


2018 Farm Bill Draft Released Today


DIR Reminds to Protect Against Heat Illness


Near Record Year for Farm Loans


USDA Debuts First Food Buying Guide Mobile App


California Farm Bureau Leaders in Washington


Ag Commissioners Crop Report 2016


John Deere Platinum Membership