Current Topics

CFBF comments on Obama's action on immigration
In the wake of President Obama’s executive action on immigration, the president of the California Farm Bureau Federation said a long-term solution to immigration reform still depends on Congress.  Read more.

2015 Crop Talk Calendar Edition Photo Contest
Are you interested in entering your photo in our 2015 Crop Talk Calendar Edition Photo contest? Information and Contest Submission Form (2 pages). Photo Release Form.  Photos and Submission Form must be received by December 5. Limit 3 photos per photographer.

Walnut Buying Period Open - November 1
In accordance with Sutter and Yuba Counties new ordinances to deter theft of commercial walnuts during the harvest period, the official “Walnut Buying Period” began Saturday, November 1, beginning a window period that will end April 30, 2015.
Sutter County announcement
Yuba County announcement

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.

Announcements

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

California Farm Bureau Federation News

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:00:01 -0800

Water shortages influence orange outlook, Drought Monitor affects livestock ranchers, Marketplace connects schools with farmers, Trends look ahead to 2015

Wed, 05 Nov 2014 08:00:01 -0800

Rules aim to slow walnut theft, Commodity groups employ social media, Ranchers to discuss drought strategies, Mild nights affect coastal vegetables

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