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9th Annual Ventura County Farm Day – Meet The Hands That Feed You

9th Annual Ventura County Farm Day – Meet The Hands That Feed You

Ventura County, Calif. (October 11, 2021)–Now in its ninth year, Ventura County Farm Day is back with free, in-person, open farm tours on Saturday, November 6. This year’s theme is “Meet The Hands That Feed You.” Tour hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors can use a new online Farm Day Trail Map to build a […]

October Events Are Scheduled For Betsy Blanchard Chess And “Daughter Of The Land,” A Memoir/History Of Santa Paula And Agriculture In Ventura County.

October Events Are Scheduled For Betsy Blanchard Chess And “Daughter Of The Land,” A Memoir/History Of Santa Paula And Agriculture In Ventura County.

(Ojai, CA – September 27, 2021) Two events are scheduled in October for Betsy Blanchard Chess to speak on the history of agriculture in Ventura County and her new book, “Daughter of the Land.” Ms. Chess is fourth generation farming and ranching in the county. Her family started and still operates Limoneira, one of the […]

California Is The 2nd Worst-Paying State For Agricultural Workers

California Is The 2nd Worst-Paying State For Agricultural Workers

Column by Mike LaFirenza Agriculture has been and remains one of the most important industries for the U.S. economy. In addition to directly providing food for the population in the form of produce and livestock, the broader agricultural sector—which includes farming, fishing, and forestry—provides raw materials that form the foundation of other industries like food […]

Joe Weiland Named Board President At The Land Trust For Santa Barbara County

Joe Weiland Named Board President At The Land Trust For Santa Barbara County

SANTA BARBARA, California – Joseph R. Weiland, managing partner of independent advisory firm Arlington Financial Advisors, has been appointed president of the Board of Trustees of The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County. Weiland, a Certified Financial Planner and 30-year veteran of the financial services industry, joined The Land Trust’s board in 2018. As president he will […]

Boys & Girls Club Passes $5 Million Campaign Goal, Community Invited To Special Reception

Boys & Girls Club Passes $5 Million Campaign Goal, Community Invited To Special Reception

Oxnard, Calif.— Major improvements will soon be taking place at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme now that they have reached their $5 Million Comprehensive Campaign goal. The Believe in Our Next Generation Comprehensive Campaign began two years ago, when BGCOP set out to raise $5 Million to invest in their clubs […]

Ventura, CA | CWA College Scholarships Awards Reception, Wednesday August 11

Ventura, CA | CWA College Scholarships Awards Reception, Wednesday August 11

On Wednesday, August 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m., join the Ventura County Chapter of California Women for Agriculture to officially award six local students with college scholarships.  These students are planning studies and careers in Agriculture, and look forward to returning to Ventura County after their graduations to invest their knowledge and expertise into local agriculture, farming […]

Farm Days! Dates Announced for Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties

Farm Days!  Dates Announced for Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties

Press Release SEEAG Announces 2021 Dates For Santa Barbara County and Ventura County Farm Days Santa Paula, Calif. —After a year of virtual events, Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG) will be holding its annual Santa Barbara County Farm Day and Ventura County Farm Day in-person this fall. Santa Barbara Farm Day is September 18. Ventura County […]

Trump Announces Rules for $19 Billion In Pandemic Relief to Farmers

Trump Announces Rules for $19 Billion In Pandemic Relief to Farmers

BY TOM OZIMEK   President Donald Trump announced rules on Tuesday for a $19 billion pandemic relief package to farmers, who can start signing up next week for direct federal aid. Speaking at a podium flanked by tables stacked with fruits and vegetables in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Trump shared details of the U.S. Department […]

SEEAG -NOW STREAMING: STEAM Careers in Agriculture Presentation!

SEEAG -NOW STREAMING: STEAM Careers in Agriculture Presentation!

  HELLO FRIENDS, >From all of as at SEEAG, thank you so much for continuing to follow along with our at-home education newsletters over the last month. We hope you are enjoying the warmer weather, and making time to get outside and spend some time in the garden! This past week we had our first […]

SEEAG – New STEAM Careers in Agriculture Presentation!

SEEAG – New STEAM Careers in Agriculture Presentation!

    We have quite a few exciting announcements below, from a new online STEAM Careers in Agriculture presentation for middle and high school students to an update on the Duda Farm Fresh Foods Double Your Impact Challenge.  As always, you will also find a collection of lessons and SEEAG-tivities grouped under our three core […]

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