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Dole CEO Murdock, ex-president ordered to pay $148M

By   /  Thursday, August 27th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dole CEO Murdock, ex-president ordered to pay $148M

Dole Food Co. Chief Executive Officer David Murdock and a former executive of the fresh-fruit producer were ordered to pay $148.1 million over allegations they drove down the value of the company so Murdock could take it private on the cheap in a $1.2 billion deal, Bloomberg News reported Aug. 27. Murdock received an “improper Read More →

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Santa Maria’s Windset Farms now powered by solar panels

By   /  Friday, August 21st, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Energy, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Santa Maria’s Windset Farms now powered by solar panels

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Farmers hope El Niño brings more rain, just not too much

By   /  Friday, August 7th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Columns, Latest news, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Farmers hope El Niño brings more rain, just not too much

A strong El Niño is likely to happen for the first time since 1998, and it’s whipping up hysteria throughout California. Central Coast farmers have reason to be skeptical, though, that the rains will actually come. Meteorologists say that a strong El Niño does not mean there will be more rain on the Central Coast, Read More →

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Rabobank wants to be tops in ag, small biz lending

By   /  Friday, July 31st, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Rabobank wants to be tops in ag, small biz lending

  After a series of branch consolidations and a strategic rethinking, Rabobank will focus its California lending on business banking, agribusiness and renewables in its core markets in the Central Valley and on the Central Coast. The Netherlands-based banking giant has set a goal to be the global leader in food and agriculture lending as Read More →

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Limoneira Co. buys leases in San Joaquin Valley

By   /  Monday, July 13th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Limoneira Co. buys leases in San Joaquin Valley

Limoneira Co., the 120-year-old global agribusiness, announced today that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire 157 acres of lemon, orange and specialty citrus orchards in the San Joaquin Valley for approximately $3.3 million. The transaction is expected to close in 60 days. The orchards are being acquired thanks to purchase options within Read More →

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Ventura land sale to homebuilder gives UC money for ag project

By   /  Friday, July 10th, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Columns, Latest news, Real Estate, Top Stories, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Ventura land sale to homebuilder gives UC money for ag project

A Santa Clarita-based homebuilder and developer has purchased a large chunk of agricultural land in the city of Ventura for $13.1 million. The roughly 36-acre parcel located at the southeast corner of Saticoy Avenue and Telegraph Road was sold to Williams Homes — the top bidder for the land — and comes with entitlements to Read More →

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Vintners decry proposed changes to Santa Barbara County winery ordinance

By   /  Friday, July 3rd, 2015  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Latest news, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Vintners decry proposed changes to Santa Barbara County winery ordinance

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