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Media News Releases 2007

November 19, 2007 :

FCFB to host “Water 101” seminar on Dec. 10,...
The fundamentals of Fresno County’s water diversity will be the focus of an educational seminar on Monday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Fresno County Farm Bureau ......[More]

October 1, 2007 :

Countywide Farm and Nutrition Day planned for April 4, 2008,...
Fresno County schools can now register for the third annual Fresno County Farm and Nutrition Day, which will be held for third-graders from throughout Fresno County ......[More]

September 27, 2007 :

FCFB hires new Governmental Affairs Coordinator,...
Teresa Plascencia, of Clovis, is the new Governmental Affairs Coordinator for Fresno county Farm Bureau, effective Oct. 1. ......[More]

September 12, 2007 :

News Conference: Agricultural Water Coalitions to discuss and demonstrate water quality efforts,...
Representatives from the agricultural and water communities will discuss water quality efforts and demonstrate water quality technology at a news conference held prior to a joint workshop of the State Water Resources Control Board and Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board on the four-year old Irrigated Lands Program (ILP) in Clovis. ......[More]

August 11, 2007 :

Press Conference: Department of Homeland Security Regulations Affect on Agriculture,...
The Nisei Farmers League and FCFB, in conjunction with other valley agricultural organizations, growers and Farm Labor Contractors, will host a press conference to discuss the agricultural response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security regulations dealing with illegal immigration ......[More]

August 7, 2007 :

Cotton Harvest Safety Program will be held on September 25 ,...
Fresno County Farm Bureau and State Compensation Insurance Fund will host their annual Cotton Harvest Safety Program on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at the Westside Field Station, located at Lassen and Oakland avenues near Five Points. The free program begins with registration at 7:30 a.m. and concludes with lunch at noon.. ......[More]

August 3, 2007 :

Applications are now being accepted,...
The deadline to apply is Friday, August 31. The FACT Leadership Development Program provides community leaders with a comprehensive eight-month program highlighting specific issue areas in agriculture. Both agricultural and non-agricultural, community-minded people are encouraged to apply. ......[More]

Media Night July 26, 2007 :

FCFB Salutes Journalism Excellence,...
FCFB announced the recipients of its 13th annual Journalism Awards at the organization’s Media Appreciation Night held Thursday, July 26 at the Clovis Rodeo Grounds......[More]

Media Night July 26, 2007 :

FCFB launches new Website,...
FCFB has launched a newly designed website which will serve as a comprehensive online resource for farmers and ranchers, consumers, media, students and the general publiic.....[More]

Media Night July 19, 2007 :

It's not too late to RSVP for... FCFB's Media Appreciation Night,...
The ever-popular Fresno County Farm Bureau Media Appreciation Night will be held on Thursday, July 26 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Clovis Rodeo Grounds, Clovis Ave. and Rodeo Lane, Clovis.....[More]

Media Night May 23, 2007:

FCFB Journalism Awards deadline for entries is July 2 ,...
FCFB is looking for the best in agricultural reporting. The call for entries is underway for the 13th Annual Journalism Award ....[More]

Heat Stress Seminar May 10, 2007:

Heat Stress Prevention Seminars will be held on May 24 and 31 ,...
FCFB and State Compensation Insurance Fund will host a Heat Illness Prevention Seminar on Thursday, May 24 and 31 ....[More]

The Poochigian's May 4, 2007:

Poochigians receive Farm Bureau Distinguished Service Award ,...
Recognizing years of service to Fresno County farmers and ranchers in the policy arena, FCFB President Efird presented the 2007 Award to former State Senator Chuck and Debbie Poochigian ....[More]

Banquet Logo April 19, 2007:

FCFB Banquet will be held on May 3 ,...
FCFB will celebrate its 90th Annual Banquet on Thursday, May 3 at Rancho Vista Del Rio at Highway 99 and the San Joaquin River. The celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. ....[More]

Farm day Logo March 26, 2007:

Fresno County third-graders to participate in Fresno County Farm and Nutrition Day ,...
More than 2,100 third-grade students from throughout Fresno County will participate in the Fresno County Farm and Nutrition Day 2007 set for Wednesday, March 28 at the Fresno Fairgrounds ....[More]

Farm Day Logo February 14, 2007:

Countywide Farm and Nutrition Day planned for March 28 ,...
FCFB, Fresno County Office of Education and Big Fresno Fair are hosting the second annual Fresno County Farm and Nutrition Day for third-graders from throughout Fresno County on Wednesday, March 28 ....[More]

Frozen Orange January 24, 2007:

Farm Bureau donates to freeze relief telethon ,...
The state's largest farm organizationcame to the aid of farm and packing house employees and rural communities hard hit by the recent freeze through a donation to "Orange Aid: Valley Freeze Relief"....[More]