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Youth-Led Agriculture Tour Bus Event Coming Up

May 4, 2016
Youth-Led Agriculture Tour Bus Event Coming Up

On May 21st, an event called Sacramento Youth-led Urban Agriculture Bus Tour will be managed completely by area youth. The tour bus will begin  at Luther Burbank High School at 9:45 AM and end at 3:00 PM. This tour bus event will take you around  four agricultural sites which include the Burbank Urban Garden (BUG), The Yisrael...

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Foothill Agrarian
Flexibility

May 3, 2016
Flexibility

We're supposed to shear our sheep this Saturday.  Since we lamb in the spring, we shear a bit later than most California sheep producers - we try to wait until the youngest lambs are 5-6 weeks old.  Newly lactating ewes don't shear as easily,...

California Rice Commission
Field Work from the Sky

An amazing drone view of the field work at the McKenzie family farm shot by John Hannon.

California Rice Commission
Busy Season for Rice Farmers

With more water comes more fields planted and more work for farmers.

California Rice Commission
Full Skies

Full Skies

Keep an eye to the sky for airplanes planting rice and shorebirds coming to nest. More on Jim Morris' blog

Foothill Agrarian
Seven Months In – a #Sheep365 Update

May 1, 2016
Seven Months In – a #Sheep365 Update

Seven months ago today, I started a little self-indulgent project that I called "#Sheep365."  I wanted to share a photo of our small-scale sheep operation everyday for a full year, and I decided to start the project on the day that we turned the r...

Foothill Agrarian
Working Dogs vs. Recreation Dogs

Apr 23, 2016
Working Dogs vs. Recreation Dogs

Moving ewes and lambs with Ernie last night.Every couple of months, I get a phone call or an email from somebody who has heard that we use herding dogs in our sheep operation.  Occasionally, these questions come from a fellow sheep producer (usual...

Foothill Agrarian
Thankful for the water, but….

Apr 20, 2016

On Friday, April 15, our irrigation district (Nevada Irrigation District, or NID) turned on our irrigation water.  Unlike the last several years, NID has plenty of water in storage (both in reservoirs and as snowpack) - we don't have to worry abou...

California Rice Commission
Diamond in Our Mist

Diamond in Our Mist

Dennis Lindberg celebrates 75 years of farming rice with some reflection.More on Jim Morris' Blog

California Rice Commission
Diamond in Our Mist

Diamond in Our Mist

Dennis Lindberg celebrates 75 years of farming rice with some reflection.More on Jim Morris' Blog

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