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State receives funding to boost California small business exports

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) have received a grant to help the state’s small businesses boost trade and exports abroad.

Sharing in the harvest

Apple season has started, and Pajaro Valley apple trees are bending under the weight of the fruit.

Open Farm Tours returns to the Pajaro Valley

Farms across the Pajaro Valley will open to the public for two days of family-friendly activities Oct. 12-13.

Ag Calendar | Aug. 2019

Some agriculture, farm and food events happening this month throughout Santa Cruz and Monterey counties.

Salinas Valley resident named Organic Farmer of the Year

Israel Morales Sr. of JV Farms Organic in Soledad will receive the Organic Farmer of the Year Award at the Organic Trade Association’s Leadership Awards on Sept. 11. in Baltimore, Md.

Western Growers launches new job board

Western Growers is rolling out its Careers in Ag Job Center, a jobs platform exclusively for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related careers within the agricultural industry.

Farmworker communities applaud chlorpyrifos cancellation

On the morning of Aug. 14 the Gavin Newsom administration filed accusations against Dow and other manufacturers of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos.

Ag History Project steps up for county fair

As the Santa Cruz County Fair nears the folks at the Agricultural History Project have wheeled their featured showpiece into place.

EcoFarm welcomes new executive director

The Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm) recently announced Andy Fisher as its new Executive Director. The selection was made after an extensive national search.

Farm Bureau names Edward Ortega Farmer of the Year

Edward Ortega of Ortega Berry Farms was recently selected by the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau as the 2019 Farmer of the Year.