Northern Central Valley Has Full Calendar
Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau Board Meeting
Jan. 27 5:30
p.m. Monday, January 27 at the
YSFB office. 475 N. Palora Ave, Suite A Yuba City, CA 95991
Jan. 27 Richvale: 8:00 am, Evangelical Church, 5219 Church St.,
Jan. 27 Glenn: 1:00 pm, Glenn Pheasant Hall, 1522 Highway 45, south
Jan. 31 Colusa: 8:00 am, CIP Conference Room, 100 Sunrise Blvd.,
Jan. 31 Yuba City: 1:00 pm Veterans Hall, 1425 Veterans Memorial Circle,
Jan. 28 The
Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau will host Spray Safe 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28 in Franklin Hall
at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds. This is a FREE training on safe spraying
practices for the entire farming community. Spray Safe provides live demos in
English and Spanish, and offers 3 continuing education units through the
California Department of Pesticide Regulation. All farm owners, employees and
industry professionals are welcome and lunch will be provided. Full agenda
attached. Call or email YSFB to RSVP.
Farm Transition Planning Hosted Dinner
Jan. 28 Nationwide Insurance will host
its “Land as Your Legacy” farm transition planning seminar 6:00 p.m. to 7:30
p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, at
the Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau office. Dinner will be catered by Casa Lupe, see
attached flyer for more details. RSVP to YSFB at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seminar on Drought
Mitigation in Livestock Production
Your Tri-Tip Now! Help Send YF&R to State Conference in Visalia
Jan. 30 Let the
Yuba-Sutter Farm Bureau's Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee cook for you
at their drive-thru tri-tip dinner on January 30 at Tractor Supply in Yuba
City. YF&R will be whipping up a delicious full spread for you to take
home. Be sure to order your meal in advance – get one for $15, or four for $50
by calling AJ at 682-2511. Dinners will be hot and ready for pickup from 5:00 p.m.
to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 30
at the Tractor Supply parking lot. Proceeds will help send the group to
YF&R State Leadership Conference in Visalia this February.
South Sacramento Valley
Winter Almond Meeting
Feb. 4 UCCE will host its annual South Sacramento Valley Winter Almond Meeting
8:00 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, February
4 at Stagehands Theater, Colusa County Fairgrounds. 1 hours PCA CE units
have been requested, as well as 3 CCA CE units. Topics covered include pruning,
rootstocks, groundwater management, irrigation in a drought year, and more.
Pesticide Safety Train-the-Trainer Workshops in Woodland
Feb. 18 UC ANR
Integrated Pest Management will offer a pesticide safety refresher course 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 at the UCCE office in Woodland
for those who are already qualified to train pesticide handlers and
fieldworkers. Hands-on training techniques and group activities will be used to
demonstrate ways to extend pesticide safety information to handlers and
fieldworkers in an interactive and effective manner
Deadline Approaching for Northern Sutter County EQUIP Funding
Feb. 21 In addition to
general Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) funding, NRCS has
special initiative funding pools. New Bay-Delta special initiative funding is
available in the northwest area of Butte County (within the Pine Creek
Watershed) as part of the Tehama County - Sacramento River Project Area.
Bay-Delta funds were also allocated for another year in northern Sutter County
(within the Lower Snake Watershed) as part of the Lower Snake River project
The deadline to apply for 2014 funding is Friday, February 21, 2014.
Contact the Oroville NRCS office at 530-534-0112 x. 124 or the Yuba City NRCS
office at 530-674-1461 x. 128 for more information and an application.
Seminar on Future of Farming & Ranching in Sierra Foothills
Feb. 22 The UC
Sierra Foothill Research & Extension Center, located in Browns Valley, is
hosting a forum focused on the Future of Farming and Ranching in the Sierra
Foothills 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday,
February 22. This event will bring together local producers, regional ag
leaders, high school students interested in agriculture, and community members
interested in developing a local ag enterprise. Cost
is $10 per family, which includes lunch. Contact Jeremy James for more information.
Street Farmers Market in the Works
May 21 The
Yuba City Downtown Business Association is in the planning stages of bringing a
Certified Farmers Market to downtown Plumas Street. The focus of this market
will be on local producers and “Farm to Fork”. The market will take place 4:00
p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday nights, May 1 – Nov 7 (28
weeks), at the corner of Church & Plumas streets (Arts Center parking lot).
Certified producers can reserve a booth at $20/week, as well as other
ag-related/healthy lifestyle vendors. Call Donna Hannaford, Downtown Business
Association Coordinator at 530-755-1620 for more information.
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