Agriculture

Dynamax opens Fresno office

Houston-based Dynamax Inc., a provider of sap flow equipment and soil moisture measurement technology for more than 25 years, has expanded to a new office in the Water, Energy and Technology Center on the campus of Fresno State.

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Farm bureau seeks journalism award entries

Nominations are now being accepted for the 20th annual Journalism Awards that will be presented during the Fresno County Farm Bureau's "Celebrating Friends of Agriculture" event on June 19.

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Spring citrus meeting set

University of California Cooperative Extension will present a spring citrus meeting from 8 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. May 1 at the Tulare County Agricultural Building, 4437 S. Laspina St. in Tulare.

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Antique Farm Equipment Show upcoming

Antique Farm Equipment Show in Tulare.
The International Agri-Center will host the 22nd Annual California Antique Farm Equipment Show, April 25-27 in Tulare.

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Netafim unveils water management device

Netafim Landscape ControllerNetafim USA, a Fresno-based irrigation equipment manufacturer, has brought a new web-based watering controller to the market using a range of data sources to determine a plant's exact moisture needs.

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Biswell named supplier of the year

Dave Biswell, founder of Ethylene Control Inc. of Selma, was named supplier of the year at the California Grape & Tree Fruit League’s 2014 annual meeting held in Ojai March 23-25.

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Almond growers vote to continue marketing order

Almond Board marketing order approved
In an overwhelming show of confidence in the Almond Board of California (ABC), the state's almond growers once again voted in favor of continuing the Federal Marketing Order for California Almonds.

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Valley vineyards awarded after competition

Several San Joaquin Valley wineries took home awards during the 10th annual San Joaquin Valley Wine Competition on March 19.

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Grape & Tree Fruit president named

David Jackson.
The California Grape & Tree Fruit League kicked off its new fiscal year at its annual Membership Meeting in Ojai Tuesday by electing David Jackson, president of Family Tree Farms in Reedley, as chairman of the board of directors for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

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Farm lenders generate $100K for drought relief

Fresno Madera Farm Credit and Golden State Farm Credit were a few of seven farm lending associations that helped to generate $100,000 to alleviate hunger in drought-stricken farm communities throughout the state.

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