Farm City Newsday by AgNet West
Farm City Newsday Friday, 06-14-19

Farm City Newsday Friday, 06-14-19

June 14, 2019

In today's show, we have a first look at Produce Safety Rule inspections which recently started, what you need to know about the checks. Oddly enough, more California almonds are going to China than last month despite the ongoing trade war, we’ll tell you why. The California cotton industry is a little concerned about the chlorpyrifos ban, the Center for Land-Based learning is getting some significant support and much more agriculture news.

Farm City Newsday Thursday, 06-13-19

Farm City Newsday Thursday, 06-13-19

June 13, 2019

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Taylor Hillman. In today’s show, a lot of reports and statements came out this week, starting with the latest Department of Pesticide Regulations report that says Californians are using less pesticide year-over-year. Also, there is a big push to get the USMCA going, the glassy-winged sharpshooter program that has been incredibly successful in California is looking to get it’s funding renewed. Also, all of the information you need for the upcoming NOW Summit put on by the Almond Board of California.

Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 06-12-19

Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 06-12-19

June 12, 2019

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Taylor Hillman. We have a lot of information in today’s show, some history on current pesticide regulation and how one mistake can end up affecting the entire industry. More on AB 555, the paid sick time changes that have sputtered out may not be gone for long. Also, a major topic as we move into summer and fire season is around the corner, Brian German talks to the California Association of Winegrape Growers about smoke taint and efforts to set some standards around that issue.

Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 06-11-19

Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 06-11-19

June 11, 2019

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Taylor Hillman. In today’s episode, we clear up some news on trade relations with Mexico. Tariffs were avoided from both countries but the threat still remains. Also, we have reports on Agricultural Commissioners having to get the District Attorneys office involved in some serious cases of pesticide violations, some application deadlines, protecting small farmers, and more from the disaster aid package.

Farm City Newsday Monday, 06-10-19

Farm City Newsday Monday, 06-10-19

June 10, 2019

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Brian German.  In today’s episode we take a closer look into the how the hemp industry is developing in California and what kind of questions remain as growers consider the crop.  Taylor Hillman presents a report about the retaliatory tariffs from Mexico and the inclusion of cheese on the list of affected products.  We also highlight some interesting trends in vegetable production and the role of FSA county committees in program and office operations at the local level.

Farm City Newsday Friday, 06-07-19

Farm City Newsday Friday, 06-07-19

June 7, 2019

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Brian German.  USDA Undersecretary Ted McKinney gives us an update on the overall trade environment as the historic trade trip to Colombia wraps up.  We hear more details about the Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program and how that’s going to benefit growers.  Taylor Hillman presents important information about updates to USDA biotechnology regulations.  In this week’s Almond Update,  Hillman talks to Tim Birmingham from the Almond Board of California about the 21st Annual Food Quality & Safety Symposium happening June 13th.  All this and more in today’s Farm City Newsday.

Farm City Newsday Thursday, 06-06-19

Farm City Newsday Thursday, 06-06-19

June 6, 2019

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Brian German.  In today’s show we hear about a potential change to paid sick leave that’s moving quickly through the legislative process.  It appears that the E&J Gallo acquisition of several Constellation brands will take a bit longer than expected, and the USDA is looking to change regulations for animal diagnostic labs.  We also have more information on the USMCA and disaster assistance details, as well as the latest episode of Voices of the Valleys.

Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 06-05-19

Farm City Newsday Wednesday, 06-05-19

June 5, 2019

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Brian German. In today’s show we hear about the latest development with the disaster aid package and what’s going on with export markets. In California news, there’s a new Integrated Pest Management model available which takes a more systems-oriented approach and the California Rice Commission provides an update on its salmon project.  This week’s Almond Matters segment also highlights the impact of the spring rain on potential Alternaria issues in almond orchards.

Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 06-04-19

Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 06-04-19

June 4, 2019

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Brian German.  There is plenty of movement in several different trade markets highlighted on today’s show.  Taylor Hillman has a report on the most recent development in the trade relationship between the United States and Mexico.  Ag groups are also heading to Colombia and Panama for historical trade mission, and more information is becoming available on the latest trade mitigation package.   AgNet West also hears from the Citrus Research Board about the organization’s annual Citrus Growers Educational Seminar Series coming up in a few weeks.

Farm City Newsday Monday, 06-03-19

Farm City Newsday Monday, 06-03-19

June 3, 2019

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted today by Taylor Hillman. In today’s show, aside from a local university launching a focus on regenerative agriculture, there is a lot of national news. We get an update on the disaster bill that remains in limbo, Corteva is now officially on its own, Brian German has a report of an effort to standardize “Best By” label dates, and you should see e15 at gas stations this summer. Also this week, we will be at the Mid-Valley Ag Day in Turlock on Wednesday. We have a booth at the show so if you are planning on attending, come by and say hello.