California’s new FFA officers embrace growth
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California’s new FFA officers embrace growth
California FFA’s newly elected state officers take the reins of a growing organization that is moving its state convention next year after 24 years in Fresno. The conference will now alternate between Anaheim and Sacramento.

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California’s new FFA officers embrace growth
California FFA’s newly elected state officers take the reins of a growing organization that is moving its state convention next year after 24...
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California’s new FFA officers embrace growth
California FFA’s newly elected state officers take the reins of a growing organization that is moving its state convention next year after 24...
Private recharge group forms to resolve water dilemma
Nine Eastern Idaho canal companies have formed a group to conduct managed aquifer recharge to benefit their local groundwater districts.
Pear growers renew oldest marketing order
Beef demand keeps cattle moving through feedlots
Washington raspberry growers eye trade practices

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