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Nominations open for Ag Hall of Fame
The Greater Stockton, Calif., Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations through Aug. 15 for its San Joaquin County Agricultural Hall of Fame, which is now in its 30th year.

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California governor to meet with Mexican president
The trip, organized by the California Chamber of Commerce, includes a delegation of more than 100 state government, business, economic development, investment and policy leaders.
Fresno Food Expo draws record number of vendors, buyers
Moved from March to July this year, the 2014 Fresno Food Expo drew a record number of participants, organizers said.
Appeals court upholds proposed bullet train route
The court upheld the environmental review but also said the project must still abide by state environmental rules.
Drought starting to kill salmon in Klamath Basin
The Salmon is a tributary of the Klamath River, and home to one of the last remnants of spring chinook salmon in the Klamath Basin, which return from the ocean in spring and stay in the river until October, when they spawn and die. A tributary of the...
Summer camp teaches city kids about farming
Summer camp teaches city kids about farming
An agriculture-themed summer camp in Redding, Calif., gave urban youngsters a chance to do actual farm activities such as discing a field and using horses to move cattle into a pen. The camp was put on by the city recreation department and the Shasta...
Poll finds Californians back smaller water bond
The survey found 51 percent of likely voters back the existing measure and 26 percent are opposed. Support grows to 59 percent for a smaller bond, but questioners did not ask what price tag respondents would accept.
Southern California wildfire burns 78 acres
The fire broke out in small community of Aguanga shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday. It’s 65 percent contained and full containment was expected Thursday morning.
California’s salmon, steelhead get help
The plans target Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon, Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon and Central Valley steelhead.
Easter lily growers maintain steady market
Easter lily growers maintain steady market
Easter lilies continue to be a popular— and hard-to-grow — crop that originated in Japan.
Calif. extends grant deadline
California agencies have extended the deadline for agricultural operations to apply for water efficiency grants.