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Hartnell hosts conference on agriculture industry’s changing workforce needs

SALINAS VALLEY — Hartnell College hosted a special version of the annual Ag Tech Summit — a half-day, in-person program called AgTechX Ed —...

Farmworker resource center set for Greenfield

GREENFIELD — The drive for Greenfield residents seeking county resources will be shortened with the creation of a farmworker resource center. Monterey County Board of...

Guest Column | Salad and Silicon: A Chance to Coexist

The approval of a plan by the California Redistricting Commission, which includes splitting Jimmy Panetta’s 20th Congressional District into two congressional, assembly and state...

Ag Commissioner’s Office hosts PPE distribution in King City

KING CITY — Dozens of vehicles lined up to receive supplies during a PPE distribution event on Feb. 3, hosted by the Monterey County...

Grant helps agricultural workers succeed at Hartnell

SALINAS VALLEY — Hartnell College announced it has received a multi-year grant of $260,000 from Bank of America that will strengthen its ability to...

King City partners with House America

KING CITY — Last fall King City Mayor Mike LeBarre joined other mayors from California and across the United States partnering with House America...

Letter to the Editor | Rally to Protect Communities From Harmful...

To the Editor: The organization Safe Ag, Save Schools (SASS) is working under the umbrella of Californians for Pesticide Reform to bring back, and...

Newsom signs bill to protect farmworkers from wildfire smoke

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed Assembly Bill 73, Assemblymember Robert Rivas’ Farmworker Wildfire Smoke Protections Act, into law on Sept. 27. California’s wildfire...

Assemblymember Rivas kicks off statewide agricultural tour in Salinas Valley

SALINAS VALLEY — Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) kicked off his statewide agricultural tour last month alongside local leaders and the Grower-Shipper Association of Central...

Monterey County crops decline in value after pandemic and fires

MONTEREY COUNTY — Crop values fell in 2020 by a total of $499 million from 2019, with 2020’s total at $3.9 billion, according to...
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