Crab & Wine Fest a Success
Farm Bureau’s Great Sonoma Crab and Wine Fest, a mid-winter party where people from the farm and business communities come together to socialize while supporting the next generation of agricultural leaders, raised more than $100,000.
AgCredit Donates $10,000
American AgCredit, the region’s largest farm lender and one of the leading benefactors to agriculture organizations, has donated $10,000 to the Elsie Allen High School Agriculture Program to purchase a PlasmaCAM computer automated metal cutting system that uses supercharged electrified air to cut through metal.
Sexual Harassment Avoidance
Farm Bureau is offering training classes for agriculture and other industry Supervisors in Sexual Harassment Avoidance. The two-hour class fulfills a law, AB 1825, that requires supervisory personnel to have two hours of training in sexual harassment every two years.
Ag Management Training
The workshop, sponsored by Sonoma County Farm Bureau, is open to all foremen and supervisors who work on farms, ranches, vineyards or orchards in the North Coast counties. The workshops will cover the role of the supervisor and their responsibilities in implementing worker safety and labor law.
Farm Bureau Wine Discounts:
Take a look at Sonoma County Farm Bureau's Member Only Wine Discount Program for 2013. Download the PDF page and take it when you taste.
2014 Foundation Scholarships
Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County will award more than $50,000 in scholarships this year to deserving students studying agriculture or an agricultural-related field at a four year college, junior college or vocational school. Deadline April 11
Innovation Grant for Biochar
An innovative biochar project conducted by the Sonoma Ecology Center and partners has received a $75,000 federal grant. The award from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Conservation Innovation Grant program helps establish Sonoma County’s first integrated biochar production system. Federal funds are being matched by other sources.
I knew I had a keeper when my husband, who usually avoids cauliflower, could not stop eating this!!! It’s such an easy dish to put together too…the Chimichurri Sauce will keep in the fridge for a week and tastes great on grilled meats also.
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SCFB Business Members:
Farm Bureau's Business Members are a network of agriculture friendly businesses who support Farm Bureau in protecting Sonoma County agriculture..