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Santa Barbara City Council declares Stage One drought

By   /  Tuesday, February 11th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara City Council declares Stage One drought

Santa Barbara City Council members declared a Stage One drought on Feb. 11, calling on residents and businesses to reduce water use by 20 percent.

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Budding trend: Region’s growers count on locavore movement

By   /  Friday, February 7th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Features, Small Business  /  Comments Off on Budding trend: Region’s growers count on locavore movement

The $176 million tri-county cut-flower industry is hoping to woo Valentine’s Day shoppers, who are expected to spend $1.8 billion nationwide this year on blooms for their sweethearts.

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Tri-county cities scramble as state cuts water deliveries

By   /  Friday, February 7th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, East Ventura County, Green Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Tri-county cities scramble as state cuts water deliveries

Customers of the State Water Project will not receive any water deliveries this year if current dry conditions persist, a cutback that could be troublesome for certain tri-county cities.

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Mussel tussle: Ventura County water districts at odds over invasive quagga

By   /  Friday, February 7th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, East Ventura County, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Mussel tussle: Ventura County water districts at odds over invasive quagga

Amid a historic statewide drought, low reservoir levels and diminishing groundwater supplies, two Ventura County water districts are caught in a saga over the invasive quagga.

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Cloud farming : SLO firm brings sensor technology to the fields

By   /  Friday, February 7th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Small Business, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Cloud farming : SLO firm brings sensor technology to the fields

The Tri-Counties may or may not see many rain clouds this year, but farmers around the region will be using cloud computing to manage their irrigation with San Luis Obispo-based Hortau.

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Dry weather plagues Ventura County strawberries

By   /  Sunday, January 26th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, East Ventura County, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Dry weather plagues Ventura County strawberries

Oxnard strawberry growers lost an average $10,000 to $15,000 per acre worth of crop last year because the berries died off prematurely in dry weather, and farmers could be in for a repeat of that scenario this year.

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Ceres files for $20M offering

By   /  Friday, January 24th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, East Ventura County, Green Coast, Latest news, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Ceres files for $20M offering

The Thousand Oaks-based firm said it would like to use the proceeds from the public offering to expand its Brazilian operations, participate in collaborations and break into new markets.

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