SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER - March 13, 2015
Our grand fundraising event of the year for Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau's Fund for Ag Education. Get your tickets now!
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YF&R SPORTING CLAY TOURNAMENT - Saturday, March 7, 2015
Yuba Sutter Farm Bureau's Young Farmers and Ranchers are holding their first annual Sporting Clay Tournament. Come support YF&R's efforts to provide workable solutions for issues affecting agriculture, influence public policies that affect agriculture now and in the future, to step up and tell the story of agriculture and to serve our community by volunteering and making a difference. Lunch will be provided for all contestants.
Order tickets via Eventbrite:
Top Team: Four $50 gift cards to SOS in Yuba City.
Top Individual Male: Yeti Tundra 35
Top Individual Female: Yeti Hopper 20
100 shotgun rounds are required to complete the course. Common gauge shotgun rounds are available for purchase at Coon Creek.
HEAT STRESS TRAINING
Farm Bureau will host a Heat Stress Training class on Tuesday, March 24th. Supervisors and agricultural employees should attend to understand the requirements for preventing and caring for heat stress. Training is provided by professional staff from California Safety Training Corporation and will cover the following topics: understanding what heat stress is; factors that contribute to heat stress; supervisor/company responsibilities; employee responsibilities; definitions; heat index; heat stress prevention tips; and heat related illnesses.
Tuesday, March 24th
$35 for Farm Bureau members
$75 for non-Farm Bureau attendees
Call the Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau at (530) 673-6550
CARB Truck Rule
CARB has extended, once again, the opportunity to register diesel AG trucks under the CARB truck rule; the new deadline for registering is January 31, 2015. The diesel truck and bus rule applies to any on-road diesel vehicle heavier than 14,000 pounds gross weight rating (GWR) that is used on-or-off road in California. Read more - Truck Rule
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
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.