News in our Media

March 18, 2020 - Merced Sun-Star on Los Banos Spring Fair

“Now, to curtail the COVID-19 pandemic’s rapid spread through social distancing, such hallmark community traditions are forced to shut down. “It would be irresponsible to not listen to the guidance of the health department,” Clark said. “It’s not even something we’re considering going against, whether mandated or not. We have a responsibility to the public to keep them safe.” Clark said the fair intends to assist those uprooted by the fair’s sudden closure.” https://www.losbanosenterprise.com/latest-news/article241306316.html?fbclid=IwAR2XMo3TB8cnx5opnmrZVE0z2-WTilh7zonX-Z7r13FOzIFdakxeMdLh74k

February 18, 2020 - Turlock Irrigation District

February 18, 2020 - Merced County Farm Bureau

Watch our live stream of our Merced County Supervisor Forum: Districts 2 & 4. 

https://www.facebook.com/MercedFarmBureau/videos/220595935788344/

Turlock Irrigation District released a great video on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act that we encourage you to check out! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JfIcNqEdm_A 

January 23, 2020 - California Farm Bureau Federation

During the next few weeks, beekeepers will finish moving some 2.5 million honeybee colonies into California orchards to pollinate the state's 1.2 million bearing acres of almond trees. An almond farmer and beekeeper talk about their preparations in the video and our Ag Alert story: http://ow.ly/vlYO50y3lCM

December 11, 2019 - California Farm Bureau Federation

“This is a huge step toward addressing problems that have harmed farmers, ranchers and their employees for more than a generation." - CFBF President Jamie Johansson on House passage of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. News release: https://www.cfbf.com/news/house-passage-of-immigration-bill-heartens-farm-bureau/ fbclid=IwAR2gpOZE2wUPEtP-Ilp3VXyODzVsqvxT-Qvyb0TfrvjEKIp_sGzgPvUOCDc

October 31, 2019 - Pacific Legal Foundation

Butte County Farm Bureau Member Jack LaPant is being sued by the EPA because they believe the dirt, in a field that he sold, is pollution. Take note. If the EPA gets their way, every farmer will be labeled a polluter.

https://pacificlegal.org/the-environmental-protection-agency-considers-dirt-in-a-farmers-field-pollution/?fbclid=IwAR3dqYm8D-VDve1OhGCbhrWB2j1cvkPbEWZgi3YsySQUPN0MnWNz0r01gko

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