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April 22, 2024

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Monterey County supervisors to honor original Bracero workers

MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County Supervisors Luis Alejo and Chris Lopez will be conducting a special honoring of living Bracero workers who reside in...

Rancho Cielo’s Veggie Box fundraiser a big success

SALINAS VALLEY — Rancho Cielo’s annual Veggie Box and BBQ Fundraiser took place Aug. 8-11 on the Rancho Cielo Youth Campus in Salinas. The fundraiser...

Monterey County’s 2022 Crop Report reveals strength in lettuce industry, weakness...

MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County’s crop production increased in value last year by more than $500 million despite decreases in both wine grapes and...
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Hartnell College awarded $9.5M grant to support students in agricultural careers

SALINAS — Hartnell College has been awarded a $9.5 million grant from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s inaugural NEXTGEN program.  The official...

Salinas Valley farmers seek rebound after floods, virus hit lettuce crops

SALINAS VALLEY — Things were challenging enough for lettuce growers in Monterey County’s Salinas Valley before Mother Nature dealt a one-two punch in this...

Thousands turn out for 2023 Salinas Valley Fair in King City

KING CITY — Once again the Salinas Valley Fair drew thousands of people to King City for a long weekend of family-friendly activities and...

Plane makes emergency landing in King City ag field

KING CITY — Monterey County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an emergency plane landing south of King City on May 17. At about 10:49 a.m.,...

Winter storms cause $600M in Monterey County ag losses

MONTEREY COUNTY — This year’s onslaught of winter storms have cumulatively impacted a total of 20,073 acres and created $600 million of damage to...

Salinas Valley Fair 2023 theme winner announced

KING CITY — Salinas Valley Fair has announced that this year’s Fair theme is “Barnyard May-Ham,” suggested by James Hinkle of King City. Hinkle is...

Salinas Valley Fair ‘kicks off’ 2023 season

KING CITY — It was a packed house inside the Orradre Building at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds in King City on April 15, as...
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