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Video: California Strawberry Farmer Uriel Hernandez

Our California Strawberry Commission is doing some beautiful work introducing some of its farmers through videos, like this one on Uriel Hernandez and his journey coming from a hard-working family of 11 kids, his experience with FFA, and earning an … Continue reading

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Secretary Ross hosts state’s FFA officers at CDFA Headquarters

California Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross (standing) hosted the state’s FFA officers for their annual visit at CDFA Headquarters this afternoon. “It was great to be able to meet in person under the circumstances, and to hear how they’ve been so … Continue reading

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CDFA’s Ross urges FFA members to think of the future – from Capital Press

Tim Hearden, Capital Press FRESNO, Calif. — State Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross told 5,000 FFA members here that California’s agriculture-related industries will need their energy and innovations in the challenging years to come. Ross cited water shortages, food … Continue reading

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Antelope Valley Fair leads the way with commitment to help develop future farmers and ranchers

One of the most serious challenges facing farming is a world food demand that is expected to double by 2050. And while it’s true that there are opportunities within any challenge, this particular one is made more complex by the … Continue reading

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