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.

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 Pumpkin Contests, Fun & Games - October 25
Sutter Orchard Supply, Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau and Sutter Buttes Canine Rescue are gearing up for the 9th annual pumpkin contests, canine adoption event, dog costume parade, food, fun and more. Click here for more information.


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, 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

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:00:01 -0700

Wineries keep an eye on water, Rice straw takes expanded feed role, Prune research aims at taste, efficiency, Bagrada bug attacks crops

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:00:01 -0700

Farm groups react to groundwater bills, Water shortages reduce rice harvest, Safflower plantings may increase, Wine market to become more competitive