Friday, August 22, 2014

USDA and Farm Bureau Co-host Salinas Meeting to Answer Farm Bill Questions

Interested farmers, ranchers, agencies and organizations in the Salinas area are welcome to attend a workshop to hear about Farm Bill changes from four USDA agencies. 

Sept. 8, 2014, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will held at the UC Cooperative Extension’s office located at 1432 Abbott St., Salinas, CA 93901.

Scholarship support available for UC Santa Cruz organic farming training program

Application deadlines for the 2015 program are August 15, 2014 for international applicants, and September 30, 2014 for U.S. citizens. Program information, application materials, and details on scholarship support are available online at


Are you interested in being part of dairying the old fashioned way, with an eye for the health of the animals and the quality of the milk? Do you love raw cow's milk or raw goat's milk?

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Record Keeping for Small Businesses & QuickBooks Basics Workshops

Record Keeping for Small Businesses
Saturday, September 13, 2014 | 9am - 1pm
Learn more and register 

QuickBooks Basics
Saturdays September 20 & 27 | 9am - 1pm
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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Earn $15,000 as the new "Face of Farming" (Applications due this Sunday August 10th)

Are you a young or beginning farmer? A search is on for a young or new farmer to serve as a year-long public figure, e.g. be the “Face of Farming.” The selected farmer will participate in talk shows, radio interviews, magazine write ups, etc. The farmer will receive $15,000 to compensate for time and participation.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Agricultural Lease Template & Fact Sheets

Check out California FarmLink's newest featured resources: Agricultural Lease Template and Fact Sheets! California FarmLink is proud to share these important agricultural lease resources relevant to farmers, ranchers, landowners, real estate professionals, and others interested in agricultural land use.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Share your story through "Farmer and Rancher Voices from the Drought"

The worst drought in perhaps 500 years is devastating California's farming and ranching families. This project is capturing their stories through their own voices.