A Shear Delight in Valley Ford
Wool is making a big and welcome comeback in the pastures of the North Coast. And nowhere is that renaissance more evident than in and around pastoral Valley Ford, which has become the Northern California epicenter for wool processing and new wool products.
Walmart Supports Growers
As one of the largest purchasers of American agricultural products, Walmart is proud to announce plans to open a new Walmart Neighborhood Market in Mountain Shadows Shopping Plaza in Rohnert Park.
CPR / First Aid / AED Training
A training course for CPR, First Aid and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) will be offered by Sonoma County Farm Bureau.The session will provide training to respond to accidents and sudden illnesses in emergency medical situations.
Safety Training Workshops
A series of safety training workshops for agricultural and related industry workers will be held in February and March at the Sonoma County Farm Bureau.The workshops are open to all North Coast workers.
Crime in Your Area:
Throughout the State of California, agricultural and rural crimes occur on a regular basis. Sonoma County is no different. Become informed about southern Sonoma County: what the area is facing and crime prevention tactics.
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.
Drought Strategies 2014
In California, annual precipitation amounts vary greatly within and between years but this current year is historic! Many long time ranchers are saying that they have never seen conditions like these.
Tailgating 49er Style
I just returned from an all-expense paid trip to Pasadena with two tickets to the BCS National Playoff Game at the Rose Bowl. I won the First Annual Cookoff Before Kickoff Tailgate Recipe Contest. Inspiration for my recipe was easy; I’m all about using fresh, local ingredients.
Rural Neighborhood Watch
As part of the community, the Sheriff’s Office plays an important role in keeping the community safe. However, citizen involvement is essential to combat crime. You and your neighbors know what is going on in your community the best.
2014 Drought Survey
The County of Sonoma is initiating a water program for dairy and livestock producers, especially those impacted by the drought. For the most efficient program, we need to know the amount of and where water is needed.
SCFB Business Members:
Farm Bureau's Business Members are a network of agriculture friendly businesses who support Farm Bureau in protecting Sonoma County agriculture..