From the Farm to the Fast Track
In the midst of feeding calves, milking cows and vaccinations, a racer was created. Shelina Moreda is a fifth generation dairy farmer from Petaluma with a passion for professional motorcycle racing. While she continues to push boundaries in the racing world, Shelina stays true to herself and her roots.
A Home Run for Team Balletto
The Balletto family and their tight knit team of employees have certainly been working hard, and it shows. They have kept their eyes on the ball and hit it out of park at this year’s Sonoma County Harvest Fair with their sweepstakes winning red wine.
Giving to the Next Generation
For years, farmers and ranchers have been producing local food and fiber for Sonoma County and beyond. Farmers and ranchers are the heart and soul of this county, which is recognized by the first word on the County Seal, “agriculture”.
Training your horse to hobble is easier than most people think; the hard part is the preparation. Take your time in preparation, making sure your horse has his groundwork done. They should be able to lead well and give to the feel of the halter. They should also be able to go forward, back up, and turn left and right
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.
New Level of Membership
Sonoma County Farm Bureau is offering a new voluntary membership category called Premium Business Support. The new category is for larger producers or businesses that want to further support Farm Bureau’s on-going work in such areas as political advocacy, governmental affairs and regulatory relief.
Big Step Into Groundwater
If the grass is greener on the other side, you can bet their water bill is higher.” This will be painfully true soon. On January 1 the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 will take effect. You will likely have to pay more fees.
Some time ago I was invited to a last-minute get-together. When I learned that the hostess was a vegetarian, I threw together butternut squash enchiladas. I’ve put my Italian spin on them and call them “Italian-adas.”
Tomorrow's Leaders Today
Eighty high school juniors are more informed about Sonoma County agriculture after a day with Farm Bureau members. On October 13 and 20, students learned about dairying, wastewater treatment, specialty mushrooms, apples, vineyards and produce.
SCFB Business Members
Farm Bureau's Business Members are a network of agriculture friendly businesses who support Farm Bureau in protecting Sonoma County agriculture.