TURLOCK – Today is the last day to get discount admission tickets for the 2012 Stanislaus County Fair.
MODESTO – Provost and Pritchard Consulting Group has moved its Oakdale office to Modesto to be more centralized and conveniently located for clients in the north Central Valley.
STOCKTON – The head of a local nonprofit, public-private economic development corporation said the funding of a state economic development agency will go far to help regional commerce of all sizes.
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.
South Korea imports as much as 70 percent of its food and is the fifth largest U.S. market for agricultural products, making the new free trade agreement between the nations especially important for Central Valley growers.
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.