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Funding farming’s future: USDA tags Tri-Counties for program

By   /  Friday, August 8th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Banking & Finance, Central Coast, East Ventura County, Green Coast, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Funding farming’s future: USDA tags Tri-Counties for program

  A $10 billion federal fund from the U.S. Department of Agriculture could provide much-needed assistance for developing water systems and other infrastructure in the Tri-Counties, where the region’s agriculture industry has suffered tremendous losses from the drought. The USDA has designated Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties as “drought disaster counties” as Read More →

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SBA responds to statewide drought with disaster loans

By   /  Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Small Business, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on SBA responds to statewide drought with disaster loans

In response to economic losses caused by the statewide drought, certain small businesses across California, including in the Tri-Counties, are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the agency announced on Jan. 21. Small, non-farm businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, nonprofit Read More →

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A tough nut to crack: Cuyama Valley growers are lone pistachio farmers in SoCal

By   /  Monday, September 17th, 2012  /  Agribusiness, Features  /  Comments Off on A tough nut to crack: Cuyama Valley growers are lone pistachio farmers in SoCal

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Wells Fargo warns growers of globalization risks

By   /  Friday, February 3rd, 2012  /  Agribusiness, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Wells Fargo warns growers of globalization risks

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Farmers fight for fumigant

By   /  Friday, July 8th, 2011  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Farmers fight for fumigant

The Tri-Counties are poised to be the front lines in the fight over a controversial soil fumigant.

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Seeing red: Raspberries move up on crop list

By   /  Friday, June 17th, 2011  /  Features, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Seeing red: Raspberries move up on crop list

Ventura County farmers have been planting raspberries in dramatically rising numbers.