Ward, Conservation Crusader
Sonoma County rancher and conservationist Tish Ward has an abiding respect for land and nature, believing that farming and environmental protection are not mutually exclusive. In fact, she does both with unwavering dedication at the Atwood Ranch in Glen Ellen.
Dairy Princess Crowned
Francesca Gambonini, a sixth generation member of a Sonoma County dairy farming family who has plans to become a dairy cattle geneticist, is the new District 3 Dairy Princess, becoming the goodwill ambassador for the North Bay dairy industry for the next year.
Protect your Livestock
Cattle rustling -- raiding or stealing animals from their home pastures -- is an old, but still serious crime that hurts ranchers financially. Unfortunately, rustling is becoming a growing problem in California thanks to the rising market value of beef and other livestock.
WHEEL Program Graduates
Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce and Sonoma County Farm Bureau offered a 9-week English language program to the agriculture industry.
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.
Michael Saqui Seminar
Farm Bureau, Sonoma Co. Winegrowers, California Association of Winegrape Growers and Michael Saqui of The Saqui Law Group are sponsoring a workshop on Farm Labor and Vineyard Management: The Risks and Rewards of Doing it Right. On May, 16 from 3 - 6 p.m.
Strawberry Daiquiri Trifle
I have to thank my mom for my start in the world of culinary creations…as a wee one, she didn’t mind that I would raid the kitchen and start chopping, mixing and exploring. She didn’t care that I made a mess in her kitchen…but, she also made me clean up when I was finished.
Confidence is a funny thing. Depending on the situation, you either have it or you don’t. It takes time to attain but can be lost in an instant. Having confidence makes life more enjoyable. Not having it makes life scary. By definition, confidence is trust or faith in a person or thing.
Frey – the Voice for Viticulture
Nick Frey, who has been the leading – and most respected - voice for the Sonoma County wine grape industry over the last 14 years, is retiring as president..
SCFB Business Members:
Farm Bureau's Business Members are a network of agriculture friendly businesses who support Farm Bureau in protecting Sonoma County agriculture..