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Death and taxes: Tri-county farmers hope for estate tax relief

By   /  Friday, January 20th, 2017  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, left, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Death and taxes: Tri-county farmers hope for estate tax relief

Kevin Kester is a fifth generation rancher near San Miguel. (Marissa Nall photo)

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Central Coast ag sector misses out with Perdue nomination

By   /  Thursday, January 19th, 2017  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Latest news, Top Story, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Central Coast ag sector misses out with Perdue nomination

President-elect Donald Trump selected Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture. (Albin Lohr-Jones via Bloomberg)

In a blow to the hopes of California farmers, President-elect Donald Trump filled the final vacant position in his cabinet, nominating former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Despite reports naming him as a front-runner, Trump passed over Abel Maldonado, formerly lieutenant governor of California and ex-mayor of Santa Maria. Read More →

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Asian beetle threatens avocado trees in Ventura County

By   /  Friday, January 13th, 2017  /  Agribusiness, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Asian beetle threatens avocado trees in Ventura County

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Heavy rains drench NorCal but mostly miss Tri-Counties

By   /  Friday, January 13th, 2017  /  Agribusiness, middle  /  Comments Off on Heavy rains drench NorCal but mostly miss Tri-Counties

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Limoneira reports strong revenue growth

By   /  Tuesday, January 10th, 2017  /  Agribusiness, Earnings, Latest news, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Limoneira reports strong revenue growth

Santa Paula agribusiness Limoneira reported increased revenues for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016, exceeding its guidance with an operating income of $9.2 million. Net income applicable to common stock, after preferred dividends, was $7.4 million for the year, or 52 cents per common share, up from $6.4 million in 2015. The company had announced expectations of operating Read More →

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New wage rules, immigration policies might hurt farmers

By   /  Friday, January 6th, 2017  /  Agribusiness, middle, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on New wage rules, immigration policies might hurt farmers

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Santa Maria’s Abel Maldonado potential Trump nominee for agriculture secretary

By   /  Wednesday, December 28th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Santa Maria’s Abel Maldonado potential Trump nominee for agriculture secretary

Story updated at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 29 Santa Maria farmer and former mayor Abel Maldonado met with President-elect Donald Trump at his Palm Beach Mar-A-Lago resort Dec. 28 to discuss Maldonado’s potential nomination as agriculture secretary, according to newspaper reports. Maldonado was lieutenant governor to Arnold Schwarzenegger from 2010 to 2011 after being elected to Read More →

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