agriculture

The Sacramento Bee
Yuba County reports another record year for ag products

The gross value of Yuba County’s agricultural production for 2013 set another record at nearly $235 million, a gain of almost 9 percent over the previous year, according to a new report released by Louie Mendoza, the county’s agricultural commissioner.

The Sacramento Bee
Cathie Anderson: Farm Fresh To You now offering customized produce boxes in Northern California

Farm Fresh To You, which has operations in the Capay and Imperial valleys, revamped its business operations recently to customize produce boxes it delivers to thousands of customers’ front doors.

Appeal Democrat
Farm jobs decline in Yuba-Sutter

Farm employment has dropped markedly in Yuba-Sutter compared to 2013, and it seems likely the drought is the culprit.

The Sacramento Bee
Influx of young women changes the face of California farming

Influx of young women changes the face of California farming

On most mornings, Katie Fyhrie, 25 and Emma Torbert, 35 meet at dawn at their Davis fruit farm.


Katie Fyhrie, 25, begins her day recently by harvesting nectarines with Cloverleaf farm owner Emma Torbert, left, on a stone fruit orchard at the Collins Farm in Davis. The two women are...

The Sacramento Bee
Influx of young women changes the face of California farming

Influx of young women changes the face of California farming

On most mornings, Katie Fyhrie, 25 and Emma Torbert, 35 meet at dawn at their Davis fruit farm.


Katie Fyhrie, 25, begins her day recently by harvesting nectarines with Cloverleaf farm owner Emma Torbert, left, on a stone fruit orchard at the Collins Farm in Davis. The two women are...

The Sacramento Bee
Cap-and-trade could aid preservation of California farmland

Cap-and-trade could aid preservation of California farmland

Abandoning the farm that he had worked for three decades, and that his wife’s family had owned for over a century, was never an option for Dan Port.


The state aims to save agricultural land, like this rice field near Dunnigan, by paying farmers fees from cap-and-trade money.

Appetizers
Tower Bridge Dinner and Mulvaney’s pig roast at Raley Field set for 2014 Farm-to-Fork Week

Tower Bridge Dinner and Mulvaney’s pig roast at Raley Field set for 2014 Farm-to-Fork Week

The Tower Bridge will once again serve as the setting for a $175 dinner to cap Sacramento’s 2014 Farm-to-Fork celebration (Sept. 13-28), an event designed to showcase the region’s restaurants and agricultural heritage.



Foothill Agrarian
Farm-to-Fork – Why the Sacramento Bee Just Doesn’t Get It

Jul 18, 2014

The Sacramento Bee seems to have embraced the Sacramento region's growing "farm-to-fork" movement, but recent editorials, guest editorials and news coverage suggest a lack of understanding of what it takes to put food on our forks.  At best, ...

Alison Toon
Bleating on and on

Jul 17, 2014
Bleating on and on

Surprised GoatWhat do you mean, you haven't been to the State Fair yet? I'm shocked! There's so much to see! And eat! Get over there, right now!

The Sacramento Bee
Elk Grove students grateful for continued ag funds

As the State Fair began last week, 18 Elk Grove High School students showed off sheep and other animals they spent the past year raising in one of the area’s largest agriculture education programs.

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