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California Agriculture Day at the Capitol: photo highlights

Happy Ag Day! The California Department of Food and Agriculture hosts Agriculture Day at the Capitol each Spring in partnership with California Women for Agriculture and the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom. This year’s theme was “Centennial Celebration: 100 … Continue reading

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Ag Day 2015: A beautiful day to be a farmer

California’s agricultural community gathered today on the west steps of the State Capitol to show, see and share the bounty of our state’s farmers and ranchers. It was a perfect day for such a celebration (although to be perfectly honest, … Continue reading

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Ag Day is Coming! Mark Your Calendars!

California Ag Day is scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 on the west steps of the State Capitol. Join CDFA and our partners, California Women for Agriculture and the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, for this outdoor, springtime event complete with tractors, … Continue reading

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Highlights from Ag Day at the State Capitol

California’s agricultural community gathered on the west steps of our State Capitol today to show, see and sample the wonderful crops and products that come from our farms and ranches. Despite challenges such as the current drought, the Golden State’s … Continue reading

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Ag Day at the Capitol: A Beautiful Day to be a Farmer!

Farmers love rain – so when Ag Day at the Capitol started out a little soggy, nobody really minded. Our aggies shared what they do with legislators, staffers and the public – including several hundred local school kids who enjoyed lunch … Continue reading

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Ag Day Spurs Innovative Outreach Ideas

Today is the annual California Ag Day at the State Capitol, a time to celebrate everything that farmers and ranchers bring to our state, and a time to reach out to people with our story of innovation and success. It … Continue reading

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Perishable Pundit special edition on school salad bars

As the nation and California prepare to celebrate their annual Ag days (March 19 and 20), the produce blog The Perishable Pundit has issued a special edition with a series of reports on school salad bars. It highlights the United … Continue reading

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A look back at last week’s Ag Day festivities

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Merced County youth wins ag story writing contest (MercedSunStar.com)

Friday, Mar. 23, 2012 Sun-Star staff http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2012/03/23/2280526/merced-county-youth-wins-ag-story.html Grace Reyes, a Merced County student, was recognized March 21 by the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom’s “Imagine this … Story Writing Contest.” Reyes, her teacher and parents were recognized at … Continue reading

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Ag Day – A Celebration of the Future

I am blessed to be in my 15th month as California’s secretary of agriculture. In my travels around the state, I have gained a new appreciation for the miracles that farmers and ranchers create every day, against considerable odds. As … Continue reading

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