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Foothill Agrarian
Is Farming a lifestyle or a business?

Sep 13, 2012

With the changes we're making to our farming operation this summer and fall, I've been thinking a great deal about my reasons for farming.  Farming, eventually, will be the way I make my living (for now, I'm hopeful it's a way to make some income ...

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Criticized Over Handling of Developer’s Property Inquiry

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Sep 13, 2012
Elk Grove Criticized Over Handling of Developer’s Property Inquiry


Although the Elk Grove City Council had nothing to report out of its closed session at last night's meeting, there was criticism leveled at how one request for a real property negotiation was handled.

The negotiations were on the council's closed session portion of the...

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Davis Vanguard
Searing Disconnect Between City Staff and Downtown Businesses on Second Street Crossing and …

Sep 13, 2012
Searing Disconnect Between City Staff and Downtown Businesses on Second Street Crossing and …

Six years ago, the battle over Target featured a hotly-contested debate over the future of the city of Davis and, in particular, its downtown.  Last night the city's Planning Commission met to discuss what would seem to be a small zoning change - lo...

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California Rice Commission
New video- Harvest Countdown

New video- Harvest Countdown

Family farmer Josh Sheppard in Butte County comments on the upcoming rice harvest in the Sacramento Valley.Josh Sheppard is proud to be part of the fourth generation of his family that have been farming rice in Butte County for many generations. After ...

QuantumDice
A caludron of chiles

Sep 10, 2012

Barb bought a selection of heritage chili pepper seeds from the University of New Mexico last year and they've produced abundantly in this second season.I don't recall all the varieties at the moment and we've yet to taste any (that will ch...

Our Wedding Magazine
Soil Born Farms to Host 10th Annual Autumn Equinox Celebration Sept. 22

Sep 10, 2012
Soil Born Farms to Host 10th Annual Autumn Equinox Celebration Sept. 22

SOIL BORN FARMS TO HOST 10TH ANNUAL AUTUMN EQUINOX CELEBRATION BY KIRA O'DONNELL On Saturday, September 22nd, Soil Born Farms is offering the region’s food, wine and beer enthusiasts an opportunity to enjoy an evening of live music, dining and conviviality on its extensive property – “an urban agricultural oasis nestled in the heart of the...

California Rice Commission
Photographer Phil Robertson has a beautiful overview of the Yolo Bypass Wild

Photographer Phil Robertson has a beautiful overview of the Yolo Bypass Wild

By Phil RobertsonRice farming, seasonal wetlands, permanent wetlands, grasslands and riparian forest combine to create 16,700 acres of fantastic wildlife habitat just a few minutes west of downtown Sacramento.The Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, located in a...

Lamm Farm
Proud of the community who supports Jr. Livestock Auction

Sep 9, 2012

Yesterday I sat beside my daughter in the bleachers at the Gold Country Fair, Jr. Livestock Auction. The Jr. Livestock Auction is the culmination of the project year for youth largely associated with 4-H and FFA. Their projects consisted of … Continue reading

California Rice Commission
New Dennis Lindberg Blog- Countdown to harvest

New Dennis Lindberg Blog- Countdown to harvest

As I write this, I can hear my harvester being tuned up in the shop. That’s a clear sign the rice harvest is near.We have drained most of our fields and the crop seems to be on schedule. One hundred, forty days is the usual time frame to grow our me...

California Rice Commission
New video— Armstrong & Getty resume rice messages

Radio hosts Jack Armstrong and Joe Getty comment on resuming their California Rice testimonials September 10 and the upcoming rice harvest season.

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