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Ventura County raspberry growers struggle to survive

By   /  Friday, November 11th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Columns, middle  /  Comments Off on Ventura County raspberry growers struggle to survive

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Brown signs overtime bill for agriculture workers

By   /  Monday, September 12th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, Wine & Viticulture  /  1 Comment

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law the controversial Assembly Bill 1066, which phases in overtime pay for agriculture workers over four years starting in 2019. “This is very just,” said Rosario Castañeda, who has been an hourly strawberry worker in Oxnard for several years. “They owe us a lot. This is a just struggle, Read More →

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Weak peso could be trouble for tri-county ag producers

By   /  Friday, July 29th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Weak peso could be trouble for tri-county ag producers

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Dubroff: Central Coast food producers must adapt

By   /  Friday, July 8th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: Central Coast food producers must adapt

Henry Dubroff

Agriculture on the Central Coast is in the midst of a rapid transformation. Regulation, drought and the soaring demand for locally produced food are forcing farmers across the region to adapt or shut their doors. The players who survive will likely be more sustainable and much more efficient. Curiously, they will likely reach markets that Read More →

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Strawberry crop insurance changes topic of meetings

By   /  Friday, June 10th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Strawberry crop insurance changes topic of meetings

Western Growers and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency announced June 8 that they will host two meetings to discuss changes to the Strawberry Crop Insurance Program. The program has provided federally subsidized insurance for strawberry growers since it was created in 2012. It protects growers in Santa Barbara, Ventura and several other Read More →

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Strawberries No. 1 crop but prices, output vary

By   /  Friday, May 27th, 2016  /  Agribusiness, middle  /  Comments Off on Strawberries No. 1 crop but prices, output vary

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2016 will be challenging for tri-county farmers

By   /  Friday, January 1st, 2016  /  Agribusiness, Latest news, left, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on 2016 will be challenging for tri-county farmers

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