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October 18, 2019

Please join us on November 7th at 5:30pm for the San Luis Obispo County Young Farmers & Ranchers kickoff meeting at the Farm Bureau office (4875 Morabito Place). Have dinner on us, and network with local young professionals and agriculture students from Cuesta College and Cal Poly.

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USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

October 18, 2019

Agricultural producers now can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs – two U.......

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State letter chides SLO County for diminished role of agriculture in groundwater plan - New Times

October 17, 2019

The Sept. 30 letter, addressed to 5th District Supervisor Debbie Arnold, stated that recent state department meetings in SLO......

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Leadership Farm Bureau Applications Open Until December 20, 2019

October 14, 2019

The perfect candidate for LFB is a board member of a county Farm Bureau or YF&R State Committee member......

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SWEEP Applications Available October 21st

Farmers & Ranchers Celebrate Japanese Trade Deal

Draft Paso Basin GSP Comments Available Online

Participation in SLO Groundwater Basin Plan Crucial for Farmers & Ranchers

Grant Funding Available for Agricultural Equipment

State Water Board Increases Water Quality, Rights Fees

Rural Crime: SmartWater Comes To SLO County

USDA Eases Rules to Add Flexibility to Cover Crops

San Luis Obispo County Farm Service Agency to Hold County Committee Election

Proposed Changes to Agricultural Visa Program Show Promise, Farm Leader Says

Take steps now to help ensure you qualify for Social Security benefits

New Cattle Council Names First Board

2018 Agriculture Revenues Set New Record

HEMP 101

CFBF Centennial Celebration

USDA Crop Risk Protection Deadline September 1, 2019.

SLO County Farm Bureau Board Member Dan Sutton Testifies Before House Ag Committee

California Acts to Prohibit Chlorpyrifos Pesticide

New, more stringent food safety practices adopted to prevent outbreaks

Farm Bureau Women Brooms Available at Farm Supply

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 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