With a strong peace of mind and joy in his heart, knowing that he would be joining his beloved Florence again, Joe slipped away quietly at Grace Nursing Home, at the age of 93, following a visit with family members.
Known as “Sweet Potato Joe” far and wide, he filled his life with love of family, had the greatest sense of community service and unselfishly helped anyone in need.
On October 17, 2013 Merced County Farm Bureau hosted over 3,300 third-grade students in the highly anticipated FARM2U Day at the Merced County Fairgrounds. The day’s activities entailed students learning about food, fiber and how to make healthy and nutritious decisions on a daily basis.
Although their undefeated record of high team in Traditional Contest was broken at the 2013 World Dairy Expo this year, the members of the Modesto Junior College (MJC) Dairy Judging Team still have a whole lot to be proud of. The team of Alison Sherman, Vincent Migliazzo, Justin Bopp and Tony Garcia were named runner-up at the contest held in Madison Wisconsin last month.
The Agribusiness Committee of Merced County announces the Farm City Awards of Excellence for 2013. Each of the individuals being chosen as an award recipient will be recognized and celebrated at the Farm City Banquet on Thursday, November 21, 2013. These outstanding individuals and businesses to be recognized fall into five categories: Agribusiness, Modern Dairy Inc. (Kevin Clarot and John Pereira); Ag Education, Dave Gossman; Field Crops, Andrews Farms (John Andrews); Livestock & Dairy,Bob and Suzy Erickson; Trees & Vines, Phil Schiber.
Replace your inefficient mercury vapor light fixtures for immediate energy savings at no cost to you.
RHA's Light exChange Program (LCP), in coordination with PG&E, is offering to replace existing mercury lights with more energy efficient high pressure sodium yard lights at no cost to you! This program is special energy service designed for qualifying PG&E customers.
Here's how it works:
1. Call 1-866-455-0898 (toll free) to see if you qualify and to schedule an appointment.