We’ll All Get through This, Together

Joint Statement On Food Supplies From California Grocers Association And California Farm Bureau Federation From the farm to the grocery store, every segment of California’s food distribution system is working conscientiously to fill any gaps and make sure consumers have reliable supplies of safe, affordable food and farm products. As all of us come to […]

Bud, Lance Mouw 60th Farmers of the Year

The “Noon” Kiwanis Club of Tulare presents its 60th “Farmer of the Year” award to Bud and Lance Mouw, farmer and dairy producers from Tulare. The luncheon will take place on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm at the Heritage Complex in Tulare. This annual awards luncheon recognizes the lifetime achievements of outstanding agriculturalists […]

Trade Report: California Exports Rise Despite Tariff Wars

California Chamber of Commerce  October 9, 2018 Susanne T. Stirling   California’s merchandise export trade maintained a growth trajectory in August despite a fall-off in farm exports, according to a Beacon Economics analysis of U.S. trade statistics newly released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Foreign shipments by California businesses totaled $15.18 billion for the month, a nominal 3.3% […]

Tulare Mayor takes on the Ag community

This story has been updated with a comment from Interim City Manager Willard Epps. Comments by Tulare Mayor Carlton Jones have spread like wildfire after he claimed that agriculture “strips the natural resources and contaminates our ground water and air” and “causes asthma and valley fever, cancer and kills bees.” His comment’s got agricultural leaders […]

Golden West sophomore competes for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the Year

Five years ago Kiersten Greeson was looking for a way to honor her hero, mentor and friend, dairyman Eddy Boertje. Boertje had been diagnosed with blood cancer. Struggling to find a way to help, Greeson, a young dairy exhibitor, started donating 10% of her 4-H heifer sales to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). She […]

Corcoran FFA Mechanics partner with Kings County Farm Bureau for 100th Anniversary project

Kings County is exceptional for both its agricultural production and its exceptional agricultural education programs. We are home to both unique agricultural industries and some of the largest and most dynamic agriculture programs in the nation. In December, agricultural mechanics programs across the county were contacted by the Kings County Farm Bureau seeking to merge […]