agriculture

Foothill Agrarian
The newest additions to the flock: local rancher on this year’s lambing season

Apr 3, 2014

As we head into April, the Flying Mule Farm ewe flock is nearly done delivering this year's lambs.  Thanks to the ongoing drought, this year's lambing season has been interesting in several ways.  In this brief post, I'll try to summarize our...

Appeal Democrat
Drought continues: 2014 will be a hard year for agriculture

The most recent snow survey told local farmers and water managers what they already knew — 2014 will be a hard year for agriculture.

Appetizers
Midtown Farmers Market to boost activities on Second Saturdays

Hey now, Second Saturday isn‘t just an excuse to troll midtown for drink specials with your bros while occasionally ogling local art. A new culinary component is being added each Second Saturday through the fall, via the Midtown Farmers Market.

California Rice Commission
New: Mowing down Breakfast

When water flows in the Sacramento Valley, a diverse amount of wildlife benefits. Check out this Muskrat, videotaped in Yolo County by Leslie Morris.

Appeal Democrat
Farm-to-Fork: Organic farms growing in Yuba-Sutter

Taking advantage of cool and cloudy conditions, Juan Jose Domingo was busy planting roughly 3,700 kale seedlings at his Oregon House certified organic farm on Thursday.

Appeal Democrat
Down on the farm at Marysville High

Students, animals and food filled the streets by Marysville High School on Friday, all for National Agriculture Day.

California Rice Commission
New- Two Rice Country photo albums by Brian Baer

New- Two Rice Country photo  albums by Brian Baer

Despite the drought, the Sacramento Valley Remains a beautiful and essential part of the state. Enjoy nearly 30 photos from Brian Baer of spring in the valley and of some of the communities that help make this area so special. View the Early Sprin...

Foothill Agrarian
A Million Dollar Rain? We’ll See…

Mar 26, 2014
A Million Dollar Rain? We’ll See…

A beautiful start to the day - rain!In some ways, Facebook has become a virtual coffee shop for farmers and ranchers.  Rather than gathering at the local coffee shop, many of us share news (and complaints!) on Facebook.  This morning, a frien...

AccessLocal.TV
Is Urban gardening the future of California Agriculture

Mar 26, 2014
Is Urban gardening the future of California Agriculture

Agriculture is a multi-billion dollar industry for the State of California. Its 80,500 farms produce over 400 commodities each year, which eventually end up on ...

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California Rice Commission
Drought damage could ripple throughout the Sacramento Valley

General Manager Lewis Bair of Reclamation District 108 comments on the sweeping impacts that may lie ahead from reduced farming due to the drought.



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