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Rural Resilience Sonoma County’s Agriculture Community Reflects One Year After the Fires

October marks the first anniversary of the 2018 wildfires. Sonoma County Farm Bureau Members woke on October 8, 2017 to the devastating news that the county was ablaze. MORE

Future of Potter Valley Project to be Decided by PG&E Auction Process

After years of uncertainty over the future of the Potter Valley Project (PVP), Pacific Gas & Electric announced May 10 that it plans to sell these facilities through an auction. PG&E released details of the auction process September 4. MORE

Election Outcomes Affect Sonoma County Agriculture

As Election Day approaches on November 6, our members are starting to ask what and who Farm Bureau is supporting. Farm Bureau has taken positions on state propositions and initiatives. MORE

October Editorial

Last month I had the rare opportunity to have a “behind the scenes” tour of the Minnesota State Fair. MORE

Sustainable Technologies

It is common knowledge that electricity is one of the largest expenses in agriculture and that therefore, it is important to use energy efficiently. MORE

Congressman Jared Huffman’s Bill Would Preserve Pt. Reyes Dairy Farms

After years of controversy over the presence of cattle ranches and dairy farms within the Point Reyes National Seashore, advocates for keeping them there gained strong support from 2nd... MORE

Preparing for winter following a wildfire

Hazy air drifting down from the ongoing wildfire activity up north is an unpleasant reminder of last October. But, it’s an important reminder that besides our community, the landscape around us is also still in recovery. MORE

Annual Dinner

2018 Sonoma County Farm Bureau Harvest Celebration Dinner and Annual Meeting Join us for a fantastic evening celebrating the Sonoma County harvest. Take the night off to enjoy a delicious dinner of Prime Rib and local seasonal vegetables. Farm Bureau will also be honoring outgoing Farm Bureau President Steve Dutton and welcoming the new slate of officers for 2018-2019. Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds Saralee & Richard’s Barn 5 P.M. ~ Reception 6 P.M. ~ Prime Rib Dinner 7 P.M. ~ Continue reading → MORE

Beyond the Fence Line

Are you prepared for an activist targeting your business? Few are. Attend this workshop to get the tools you need & learn about your rights! Date: Monday, October 29, 2018 Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: SRJC Shone Farm, Warren G. Dutton Jr Ag Pavilion With a keynote speaker from Animal Ag Alliance Lunch provided by Lombardi’s Catering Click here to Register MORE

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