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Ag Wire

Ag Wire is FCFB’s weekly electronic newsletter available to members, the media and the public. Each week timely information about upcoming events and meetings, legislative activity, the current status of Fresno County’s water supply and issues, as well as commodity information arrives in your email mailbox.

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Valley's Gold

ValleyPBS and the Fresno County Farm Bureau partnered to present Valley’s Gold, a weekly series that goes behind-the-scenes to look at the economic engine that drives this region, agriculture. The show airs on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and re-broadcasts each weekend on Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.valleysgold.org for more information.


Water

Groundwater Legislation Summary Gary Sawyers, of Bolen, Fransen, Sawyers LLP, offers a comprehensive summary on the recently signed groundwater legislation.

Groundwater Legislation Summary George Soares, of Kahn, Soares & Conway, LLP, provides a comprehensive overview of the recently signed groundwater legislation.

Water Update Bureau of Reclamation releases federal water allocation forecast. Additional water is available for CVP South-of-Delta Contractors. [More]

Broken Harvest II video about the ongoing need for reliable water supplies

Background Info:

WATER: The Life Blood of the Valley

California Water Crisis

www.OurValleyWaterCrisis.org


Become a Sponsor

Help ensure the viability and strength of Farm Bureau and Fresno County farmers and ranchers well into the future by becoming a Friends of the Family Farm Sponsor today! [More]

Recognizing Platinum Sponsors

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Business Support Members

For a full directory of all businesses that show their support of the agriculture industry and Fresno County Farm Bureau by being Business Support Members, please click here.


On the Calendar 

July 2015

» 07.31.2015
Ag One Community Salute

August 2015

» 08.05.2015
Hiring and Firing Pitfalls webinar

» 08.05.2015
Raisin City Water District Landowner Meeting

» 08.11.2015
University of California Grape Day

» 08.12.2015
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training webinar

» 08.13.2015
Sustainable and Organic Production seminar

» 08.13.2015
Paid Sick Leave Workshop

» 08.19.2015
Paid Sick Leave webinar

Ag Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Agriculturalist of the Year award and the 2015 BPF Ag Business Award.

For more information, contact 559-495-4800 or info@fresnochamber.com; or 559-432-2346 or mail@bpfcpa.com.

Upcoming Trainings

Raisin & Wine Grape Mechanical Harvest Safety Training - July 15, 8:30 a.m., C.P.D.E.S. Hall, 172 W. Jefferson Ave., Easton. Registration requested by July 13. Click here to download the form.


Rural Health & Safety

Heat Illness Prevention Card in English and Spanish

FELS Safety Checklist

State Fund Column


Harvest Time

What's being harvested
now?


 
 

I-9 Forms

Revision to employment eligibility verification Form I-9 announced

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced recently that a revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9) now is available for use. [More]


Tax Relief

Tax Relief Information for California Agriculture


Ag Resources

Take advantage of some of the agricultural resources.


Membership

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