Heavy rains and snowfall in the West hold out the prospect for a bountiful 2017 for California agriculture, but farm groups and meteorologists are still hesitant to declare victory over the drought that has gripped the state for five years.
National Grange Master Betsy Huber, just completing her first year as president of the oldest U.S. general farm organization, aims to increase its stature as it celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2017. The Grange plans to put its emphasis on crop insurance and health care legi
Zippy Duvall, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, said he0s encouraged by the priorities of the president-elect and members of congressional leadership, many of which line up with AFBF0s policy portfolio
The Central Sierra Recovery and Restoration Project in the Sierra National Forest in California is the big winner among the 10 new projects earmarked for funding in 2017 under USDAps Joint Chiefsp Landscape Restoration Partnership.