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Grapevine Red Blotch-associated Virus
The California State Farm Service Agency has approved Grapevine Red Blotch-associated Virus (GRBaV) as an eligible plant disease in Sacramento and surrounding counties.  Affected producers should contact their local Farm Service Agency Office to schedule an appointment for the required visual inspection.   Clich here. 

Zoning Code
Sacramento County has released the Draft Zoning Code for public review.  Farm Bureau is working with county staff to make amendments to the draft zoning code that will affect agriculture and agriculture residential zones.  Final adoption of the Zoning Code is scheduled for July 22, 2015 at 2 p.m. Click here for more information.

County proposal to ban Crowing Fowl in urban areas.  
The County has received complaints over the noise of crowing fowl in urban areas.  A proposed ordinance will be discussed at the Board of Supervisor's meeting on July 22, 2015 to ban crowing fowl in urban areas.  Click here for more information

Delta Tunnels Action
The Delta Tunnels Project, if built, would be one of the most expensive and ill-planned projects in the country.  
Stop the Delta Tunnels Project!  Click here to send a letter to your state representative.

Events Calendar
Gourmet Bourbon Dinner
Friday, August 7, 2015
Robert Cabral Center, Stockton
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A Toast to Education - Winemaker's Dinner
Saturday, August 29, 2015
McConnell Estates Winery, Elk Grove
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Value of agricultural        
production, 2013:        

Top five crops, by value, 2013:       

Winegrapes $141,200,000
Milk $64,600,000
Pears, Bartlett $42,600,000
Poultry $33,400,000
Corn, field $26,000,000

Other Info

County Agricultural Commissioner
4137 Branch Center Rd. 
Sacramento, CA 95827-3897
Phone: (916) 875-6603 
Fax: (916) 875-6150 
Web site: 

U.C. Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor 
4145 Branch Center Rd.
Sacramento, CA 95827-3898
Phone: (916) 875-6913
Fax: (916) 875-6233
Web site:

U.S. Department of Agriculture Service Center
9701 Dino Dr., Ste. 170
Elk Grove, CA 95624-4025
Phone: (916) 714-1104



Lime Cilantro Brown Rice

Courtesy of California Bountiful

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