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Ag Days School Registration and Contest Entry Form

Ag Days School Registration and Contest Entry Form One Registration Form Per Class / Teacher – Please register no later than February 23rd Ag Days visits for K – 6th students are available Tuesday, March 13th and Wednesday, March 14th at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa. Teachers, please choose a day to bring your class. The exhibit area will be open 9 a.m. to noon each day. Farm Bureau will notify each teacher by fax or email when their registration form has been Continue reading → MORE

Sonoma County Sisters Growing Together Through Agriculture

Alina and Suzanne Amaral grew up in Sonoma and were very involved in the agricultural community. After graduating with a doctorate degree and teaching credential, the sisters have moved back to Sonoma County to start their professional careers as a veterinarian and an ag teacher. MORE

Tawny Tesconi

Tawny Tesconi joined the Sonoma County Farm Bureau as the Interim Executive Director in 2017. She had a 30 year career in fair management and public service, and in December of 2015, she retired as Director of General Services of Sonoma County to start her fair services company of Tesconi Event And Management Solutions (TEAMS). Born and raised in Sonoma County, Tawny is a Santa Rosa native with strong ties to the local agriculture industry. As a student, she was an active member in 4-H Continue reading → MORE

Anita Hawkins

Anita Hawkins, lifelong resident of Sonoma County, joined the Farm Bureau staff in 2006. Her early years of farming and working with animals together with marketing and administrative experience in the horticultural industry fuels her strong desire to continue Farm Bureau’s mission to provide a future for local agriculture and rural landowners. Anita is passionate about building and coordinating education programs designed to increase awareness and connection to agriculture within our community. She also develops training services for agriculture operations based upon regulatory requirements and Continue reading → MORE

Tunzi Family: 119 Years of Farming in Roblar

Six generations of the Tunzi family have grown up in Southern Sonoma County. Many of the six generations have two things in common: raising cattle and attending the small Dunham School in Roblar. The Tunzi family immigrated to America from Switzerland in 1882. MORE

2017 Ends with Transition and a Call for One Ag Voice in 2018

Happy New Year to you all! Now that 2017 is closed out, I am sure that we are all happy to put it in the past. It will be remembered as quite a year – starting with historic rainfall and flooding which signaled an end to the four-year drought and finishing with the most devastating firestorm ever experienced in Sonoma County. MORE

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