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Media News Releases 2009

Archive of Media News Releases: 2008 l 2007

December 1, 2009:

FCFB to host "Water 101" seminar on
Dec. 18
An overview of Fresno County's water issues, as well as the 2010 Water Bond, will be the focus of an educational seminar on Friday, Dec. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at FCFB... [More]

September 23, 2009:

Fresno County Farm Bureau's FAACT Class VII is announced
The Fresno County Farm Bureau has announced its selection for the Future Advocates for Agriculture Concerned about Tomorrow (FAACT) Leadership Development Class VII for 2009-10.... [More]

July 30, 2009:

Fresno County Farm Bureau Salutes Journalism Excellence
Fresno County Farm Bureau announced the recipients of its 15th Annual Journalism Awards at the organization's Media & Partners Appreciation Night held Thursday, July 30 at P-R Farms in Clovis.... [More]

July 22, 2009:

News resources and interviews to be available at FCFB Media Event
36th Annual Media Appreciation Night to be held July 30
Fresno County Farm Bureau’s Media Appreciation Night, which is scheduled for Thursday, July 30, will feature not only the much-anticipated traditions of the annual event, but will offer several industry experts and interview opportunities on a variety of subjects... [More]

July 16, 2009:

Applications are now being accepted for FAACT Leadership Development Program
August 14 is application deadline
Fresno County Farm Bureau’s Leadership Development Program is accepting applications to be part of the 2009-10 Future Advocates for Agriculture Concerned about Tomorrow (FAACT) Class VII. The deadline to apply is Friday, Aug.14. [More]

July 1, 2009:

Fresno County Farm Bureau President issues statement at the Rally for Water
The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is broken. There are many, many reasons contributing to the problems in the Delta, but you wouldn’t know it. The easy answer is to blame all of the Delta’s ills on the large export pumps that provide water to the cities, towns and farms that have a contractual right to that water. As a result, we are faced with disproportionate social and economic impacts to parts of the state that can least afford them. Moreover, there’s a total void of attention to the environmental problems in our area caused by these decisions that continue to take water away from agriculture.[More]

June 15, 2009:

FCFB is accepting nominations for Annual Journalism Awards
Fresno County Farm Bureau is looking for the best in agricultural reporting. The call for entries is underway for the 15th Annual Journalism Awards, which will be presented at the annual Media Appreciation Night on July 30 at P-R Farms, 2917 E. Shepherd Ave. in Clovis, beginning at 5:30 p.m. [More]

April 21, 2009:

Fresno County Farm Bureau issues statement on water supply for County’s federal water contractors
Today’s announcement of a 10 percent water allocation for west side Fresno County agriculture generates a mixed response from farmers, farm employees and rural communities. [More]

April 2, 2009:

FCFB announces Bill Allison and Irene Clements as Distinguished Service Award recipients
C.W. “Bill” Allison and Irene Clements, two long-time employees of Fresno County Farm Bureau, were selected as co-recipients of the organization’s Distinguished Service Award, which will be presented at the annual Spring Event on April 16...[More]

March 17, 2009:

News Conference to announce the 2009 Heat Illness Prevention Training Sessions for Agriculture
Representatives of the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), Cal OSHA, farm labor contractors and several local and state agricultural organizations will announce the 2009 schedule of Heat Illness Prevention Training Sessions for Agriculture at a news conference on March 18 at 9:30 at the C.P.D.E.S Hall, 172 W. Jefferson Ave. in Easton. [More]

March 4, 2009:

Farm and Nutrition Day 2009:
Presenters & Sponsors
The agricultural, food and nutrition-related field day for third-graders has a line-up of more than 14 presenters, 5 demonstrations, 28 booths, 4 equipment exhibitors. [More]

March 4, 2009:

Fresno County third-graders to participate to Farm and Nutrition Day 2009...
More than 2,100 third-grade students and more than 550 teachers and chaperones from throughout Fresno County will participate in the Fresno County Farm and Nutrition Day 2009 [More]

February 20, 2009:

Fresno County Farm Bureau issues statement on water supply for County’s federal water contractors
Fresno County Farm Bureau has issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement of the reduced federal surface water supplies for farmers in Fresno County. [More]

January 21, 2009:

Farm Bill changes will be focus of Feb. 5 meeting for growers
Fresno County Farm Bureau, California Cotton Growers and Ginners Associations, Nisei Farmers League, and the law firm of Sawyers & Holland, LLP are hosting an informational meeting on Thursday, Feb. 5 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Harris Ranch Inn near Coalinga to discuss significant changes in the federal farm programs that go into effect this year. [More]

January 7, 2009:

FCFB to host “Train the Trainer” tractor safety and heat illness prevention classes in February
Fresno County Farm Bureau and State Compensation Insurance Fund will host “Train the Trainer” tractor safety and heat illness prevention classes for Farm Bureau members on Feb. 18 and 19. [More]