SACRAMENTO – A group of conservation and wildlife organizations announced that the Central Valley Flood Protection Board last week adopted a plan intended to provide improved flood protection for Stockton and Sacramento.
Summer has officially arrived in the Central Valley and with it are more farmers markets than you can shake an ear of corn at.
Cherries may be the most sensitive crop grown in the Central Valley as any number of adversities – cold and hot weather, rain, hail, wind, insects, funguses, and labor difficulties – can destroy a year’s work by cherry growers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The chance to sign up to be counted among the nation’s farmers and ranchers in the 2012 Census of Agriculture is quickly drawing to an end.
The U.S. Senate is taking up the Farm Bill, which will set the nation's food policy for the next five years, but not all farmers are thrilled.
SACRAMENTO – Small businesses in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties can apply for low-interest federal disaster loans to reduce losses because of the drought.
TURLOCK – A lucky couple could win prizes for just the right marriage proposal amid the lights and sounds of the 2012 Stanislaus County Fair.
STOCKTON – San Joaquin County Fair officials are seeking nominations for the annual Blue Ribbon Award.