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Ag Wire

Ag Wire is FCFB’s weekly electronic newsletter available to members, the media and the public. Each week timely information about upcoming events and meetings, legislative activity, the current status of Fresno County’s water supply and issues, as well as commodity information arrives in your email mailbox.

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Valley's Gold

ValleyPBS and the Fresno County Farm Bureau partnered to present Valley’s Gold, a weekly series that goes behind-the-scenes to look at the economic engine that drives this region, agriculture. The show airs on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and re-broadcasts each weekend on Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Visit for more information.


Groundwater Legislation Summary Gary Sawyers, of Bolen, Fransen, Sawyers LLP, offers a comprehensive summary on the recently signed groundwater legislation.

Groundwater Legislation Summary George Soares, of Kahn, Soares & Conway, LLP, provides a comprehensive overview of the recently signed groundwater legislation.

Water Update Bureau of Reclamation releases federal water allocation forecast. Additional water is available for CVP South-of-Delta Contractors. [More]

Broken Harvest II video about the ongoing need for reliable water supplies

Background Info:

WATER: The Life Blood of the Valley

California Water Crisis

Become a Sponsor

Help ensure the viability and strength of Farm Bureau and Fresno County farmers and ranchers well into the future by becoming a Friends of the Family Farm Sponsor today! [More]

Recognizing Platinum Sponsors







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Business Support Members

For a full directory of all businesses that show their support of the agriculture industry and Fresno County Farm Bureau by being Business Support Members, please click here.

On the Calendar 

October 2015

» 10.09.2015
Top Dog Alumni Awards

» 10.10.2015
The Great Grape

» 10.12.2015
Hmong farmer Marketing for Success workshop

» 10.13.2015
IPM and Regulatory Update breakfast

» 10.14.2015
California Water Commission public meeting

» 10.16.2015
Agricultural Pump Contractor and Supplier workshop

» 10.22.2015
Ag in the Classroom Conference

» 10.22.2015
Water well construction and design workshop

» 10.22.2015
Wiebe Hinton Hambalek 2015 Oktoberfest

» 10.27.2015
Land As Your Legacy Succession Planning Seminar

November 2015

» 11.04.2015
Agribusiness Management Conference

Ag Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Agriculturalist of the Year award and the 2015 BPF Ag Business Award.

For more information, contact 559-495-4800 or; or 559-432-2346 or

Upcoming Trainings

Cotton Harvest Safety Training - Sept. 17, 7:30 a.m., West Side Research and Extension Center, 17353 West Oakland Ave., Five Points. Registration requested by Sept. 15. Click here to download the form.

Rural Health & Safety

Heat Illness Prevention Card in English and Spanish

FELS Safety Checklist

State Fund Column

Harvest Time

What's being harvested


I-9 Forms

Revision to employment eligibility verification Form I-9 announced

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced recently that a revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9) now is available for use. [More]

Tax Relief

Tax Relief Information for California Agriculture

Ag Resources

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Ag Employment

Click here for a current list of available ag jobs.