Local almond growers are contributing to a record breaking harvest of 2.1 billion pounds of California almonds despite the drought conditions that have left many farmers concerned for their orchards and the future of California's agricultural industry.
A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg infections has been officially linked to Foster Farms chicken by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, prompting an immediate recall.
The Fourth of July celebration will undoubtedly include dazzling displays of fireworks and the Turlock Fire Department will be making sure all that patriotic pageantry is within the legal and safe use of fireworks.
The community of Hilmar came together on Saturday to celebrate its most famous agriculture commodity at the annual Dairy Festival. The festivities began at 5 p.m. and ended shortly before 10 p.m. and included various vendors offering everything from reflective postal numbers, to pillow case dresses, and fair food items. Entertainment included a "mooing" contest and the Milk Man and Milk Maid competition. Winners of the contests were provided with gift certificates and trophies.
July 01, 2014|
BY CANDY PADILLA
Not even two months after his stellar performance of Michael Jackson's "Billy Jean" at the Pitman High School talent show went viral on YouTube, garnering more than 16 million views to date, and Brett Nichols is joining the ranks of national tribute performers.