Russell Young receives CFBF Distinguished Service Award
CARB Truck Rule
Honoring more than 60 years of volunteer service, the California Farm Bureau Federation has presented its Distinguished Service Award to Sutter County farmer Russell Young. He received the award during the CFBF Annual Meeting in Garden Grove. Read more.
Spray Safe Training
Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau and its partner agencies will hold the fourth annual Spray Safe event, a free training dedicated to educating Yuba-Sutter growers, employees, supervisors, pest control advisors and applicators about safe spraying practices. Spray Safe will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds in Franklin Hall. 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. Call Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau at (530) 673-6550 to register. Read more.
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
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