Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County will award more than $30,000 in scholarships this year to deserving students studying agriculture or an agricultural-related field at a four year college, junior college or vocational school. ALL scholarship applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2012. MORE
Sonoma County has a serious agriculture crime problem. Take this opportunity to become informed about ways to prevent crime through education, marking of property (OAN Program) and surveillance equipment. The seminar is being held on Wednesday, April 25th at Stewarts Point Store. MORE
When Bob Cabral, winemaker extraordinaire at Healdsburg’s Williams-Selyem Winery, learned he was the winemaker of the year – for the world - he confesses near shock while experiencing emotions that ranged from exhilaration to regret. MORE
A dramatic turnaround in the wine market is sharply increasing prices for grapes, bolstering the spirits and optimism of growers beaten down over the last several years by sluggish demand, low prices and hellish weather during harvest. MORE
Tawny Tesconi, manager of the Sonoma County Fair and a respected leader in the West Coast fair industry, was inducted into the Western Fairs Association’s Hall of Fame for her ongoing contributions to the fair industry. MORE
There were more than 35 young people, ranging from 9 and under to 19 years of age, competing in the 8th annual Youth Pruning Contest where Robbie Bisordi of Green Valley 4-H and Logan Breeden, a student at Hanna High School in Sonoma, were selected the pruning champs in their respective age categories. MORE
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