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CLU/CERF: Community Conversation on the Effects of SOAR

CLU/CERF: Community Conversation on the Effects of SOAR

The Center for Economic Research and Forecasting (CERF) associated with California Lutheran University (CLU) School of Management hosted a “Community Conversation” about the Effects of the SOAR (Saving Open Space and Agricultural Resources) legislation. The event was held on September 9, 2016 in Oxnard with about 40 in attendance plus three panelists and a moderator. […]

Date Announced for 4th Annual Ventura County Farm Day

Date Announced for 4th Annual Ventura County Farm Day

The 4th Annual Ventura Farm Day will take place Saturday, November 5. On Farm Day, more than 20 Ventura County farms open their doors and invite the public to experience a day of agricultural learning firsthand. This free event for all ages connects the community with its farming neighbors. Farm Day hours are 10:00 a.m. […]

4th Annual Ventura County Farm Day “Celebrating the Hands & Lands That Feed Us”

4th Annual Ventura County Farm Day  “Celebrating the Hands & Lands That Feed Us”

Date:        Saturday, November 5, 2016 Time:      10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Free Ventura County farm tours                 4:00 p.m. –  9:00 p.m. – Farm Day Barbeque Tour Locations: Farms throughout Ventura County including McGrath Family Farm, Houweling’s Tomatoes, Gill’s Onions, Deardorff Family Farms and Petty Ranch Ventura County Farm Day Barbeque Location:  Ventura County Fair […]

US lemon growers feel squeezed by plan for Argentine imports

US lemon growers feel squeezed by plan for Argentine imports

WASHINGTON — California lemon growers and their allies are seeking reinforcements in their campaign against proposed imports from Argentina. Now both sides in this cross-border citrus clash will get more time to rally. On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture extended until Aug. 10 a public comment period that’s already revealed deep anxiety within the […]

SUSTAIN VC Presentation

SUSTAIN VC Presentation

SUSTAIN VC Qualifies for the November 2016 General Election Ballot

SUSTAIN VC Qualifies for the November 2016 General Election Ballot

The success of the measure and its support reflects the months of effort on behalf of SUSTAIN VC supporters to educate residents of the county about the measure and gain their support for stopping urban sprawl as well as boosting the viability of Ventura County’s critical farming industry. If enacted by the voters of Ventura […]

SUSTAIN VC Advocates Submit Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

SUSTAIN VC Advocates Submit Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

Celebrate World Trade Week

Celebrate World Trade Week

SEEAG: Opening Eyes to Agriculture

SEEAG: Opening Eyes to Agriculture

By Sheryl Hamlin How does one see agriculture? Do you see agriculture when you taste Chef Oreste de Gregorio’s sautéed collard greens or when you smell Gill’s onions heavy in the air or when you watch Driscoll’s master berry pickers carefully stack rows of ripened strawberries into clamshells? Do you see agriculture when you plan […]

Broad Coalition Of California Grower Associations File Brief In Support Of Constitutional Challenge To Wage And Hour Law Targeting Two Fresno-based Farmers

Broad Coalition Of California Grower Associations File Brief In Support Of Constitutional Challenge To Wage And Hour Law Targeting Two Fresno-based Farmers

FRESNO, ed Calif., April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Fowler Packing Company, Inc. and Gerawan Farming, Inc. announce that on Friday, April 1, 2016, seven leading California grower associations asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California to strike down provisions of newly-enacted legislation (AB 1513) that excludes Fowler Packing Company, Inc. and […]