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California Pesticide-Use Rules for Cannabis Demystified

SACRAMENTO – Any cannabis grower can tell you that aphids, mites, molds and a bevy of other pests can decimate even the most carefully tended crop – wasting months of work. But seasoned and budding famers alike should think twice before reaching for a pesticide. That...

2017 Census of Agriculture Data Now Available

The USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) has announced the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture with new information about U.S farms and ranches and those who operate them, including first-time data about on-farm decision making, down to the...

Renewable Energy for Agriculture Program (REAP)

$10 million from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) to support onsite renewable energy projects in the agriculture sector Now Accepting Applications To apply visit Solicitations Page for Renewable EnergyApplications due March 5, 2019, by 5 p.m. PST California’s...

California Crop Year 2017 Report Released

Full statistics now available for crop year 2017Posted on January 7, 2019 by CDFA Office of Public AffairsThe California Agricultural Statistics Review for crop year 2017 has been released. It reports that California’s farms and ranches received more than $50 billion...