Call-in Will Highlight Tax Law Impacts on Ag
California Board of Equalization Member George Runner, Senators Anthony Cannella and Andy Vidak, and the California Farm Bureau Federation will present a Farm Team Telephone Townhall conference call to discuss how tax laws affect the agricultural industry, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4. All members welcome. Register online at www.boe.ca.gov/townhall or call 1-916-324-4970.
Market Rice Straw for Feed & Other Uses
Sutter-Yuba UCCE has posted online its Rice Producers’ Guide to Marketing Rice Straw, to aid rice producers in marketing their straw for livestock feed, erosion control, construction and more. The publication is authored by Sutter-Yuba UCCE Farm Advisor Glenn Nader. To access the publication, visit: http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/pdf/8425.pdf.
Now on YouTube: Drought Mitigation in Livestock Production
UCCE’s Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center has posted the entirety of last month’s seminar, “Drought Mitigation in Livestock Production” on YouTube. To access all 14 seminar videos, visit: https://www.youtube.com/user/ucsfrec?feature=watch
Heat Stress Training
YSFB will host heat stress training for all agriculture employees and supervisors on Tuesday, March 4 at the YSFB office. Training will be presented by California Safety Training in English and Spanish. English class begins at 8:00 a.m., Spanish class begins at 10:00 a.m. Costs are $35 per person for members; $75 per person for nonmembers. RSVP to YSFB at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register for CFBF Leaders Conference & Legislative Reception
The CFBF Leaders Conference will take place Tuesday, March 11 at the Hilton Sacramento Arden West in Sacramento. The event hosts over 400 attendees and is open to all agricultural leaders and members from the county and state levels. The conference highlights a variety of critical issues impacting California agriculture. This year's Legislative Reception will take place at Cafeteria 15 L in Sacramento on from 5:30-7:30 pm. Along with participants of the CAC Leadership Conference, invitations have been extended to members of the Assembly and Senate, State Capitol staff, agency officials and members of the Governor's staff. For the full agenda and registration, visit: http://www.cfbf.com/leaders/
Board Meeting of Directors
5:30 p.m. Monday, March 24 at the YSFB office.