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Funding available for organic growers


Funding available for organic growers

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

  CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) is currently offering 33 grants of $1,000 to fund organic FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience projects for students in grades 7-11. These grants will help high school students cover the expenses of conducting FFA SAE projects using organic production methods. The deadline is November 15th. This our third year of […]

UC Dairy Advisor Position Announcement

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Location Headquarters: UCCE Fresno County, Fresno, California CLOSING DATE: To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by September 14, 2014. (open until filled) BACKGROUND: The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, a statewide program with local development and delivery, is seeking a Cooperative Extension academic advisor to conduct a multi‐county‐based […]

USDA overhauls decades-old poultry inspections

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year. Final rules announced Thursday would reduce the number of government poultry inspectors. But those who remain will focus more on food safety than on quality, […]

Betsy Karle Receives CA Young Farmers and Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture Award

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Congratulations Betsy Karle Betsy Karle, with her family receives her award at the 2012 CFBF Annual Meeting. Betsy Karle, recipient of the California Young Farmers and Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture award, is a dairy program representative with UC Cooperative Extension in Glenn County and also serves as a junior specialist within the UC Davis plant […]

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