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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 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