Current Topics

Remember to Vote!
Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau Directors recently voted to support and align with the position taken by California Farm Bureau's 2014 Voter Guide. For more information click here. To view the 2014 CFBF Voter Guide, click here. To read about YSFB's endorsements of local candidates, click here.

2015 Spray Safe Training
The 2015 Spray Safe Training is scheduled for Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds in Franklin Hall from 8:30AM to 12:30PM. This training program will give attendees a valuable opportunity to learn about new and improved practices and technologies to reduce pesticide drift and ensure employee and public safety.  For more information or to register for this FREE event, call Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau at (530) 673-6550.

Economic Study Available
Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau and Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency co-funded an economic study which illustrates the potential impacts that would occur due to the proposed expansion of the bypass system on agriculture and the local community. Read more.

Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program Amnesty Enrollment Period Ended October 2
The deadline to enroll during the Amnesty Period has passed. For more information on the Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program, click here. Questions? Call (530) 673-6550.

2014 Walnut Theft Ordinances for Yuba and Sutter Counties
Recently Yuba and Sutter Counties adopted Walnut Theft Ordinances. The provisions included in the ordinances to establish requirements regarding the transportation and identification of nut crops, as well as establishing a walnut buying period, will aid in preventing the theft of nut crops in Sutter and Yuba counties.  In addition, the provisions that outline methods to verify ownership and establish laws and regulations pertaining to the purchase of these commodities will assist in serving the purpose to deter illegal activity.  Click here for more information.

Announcements

Yuba-Sutter Ag Updates - Thursday, October 09, 2014

California Farm Bureau Federation News

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:00:01 -0700

Weather problems affect nut crops, U.S. may produce more pork than beef, New lettuce variety contains added nutrients, Research aims to head off rose disease

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:01 -0700

Tomato harvest will be plentiful, Researchers seek drought-tolerant beans, Biosensor checks olive oil quality, 'Sniffer dogs' may help fight plant disease

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:00:01 -0700

Drought affects agricultural tourism, Unmanned aircraft could help on farms, UC works with urban farmers, Chicken farm competes in entrepreneurship contest

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 08:00:01 -0700

Drought brings investment in irrigation technology, Lack of water affects chili peppers, Wildfire smoke slows hay production, Loan options expand for new farmers

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:00:01 -0700

Farm Bureau announces ballot positions, New water year begins, Drought affects vegetable volumes, Grants benefit farmers markets, food hubs