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Days of Revolt: Trouble in Steinbeck's country

Monterey County, California, is one of the world’s richest agricultural producers, as the county Farm Bureau notes:

[C]rops grown in Monterey County supply large percentages of total national pounds produced each year:  61% of leaf lettuce, 57% of celery, 56% of head lettuce, 48% of brocolli, 38% of spinach, 30% of cauliflower, 28% of strawberries, and 3.6% of wine grapes.

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Politics

Fish Sticks and Concrete: An Update from the Ag Shop

I’ve discovered that even though I can stay engaged at an all-day seminar full of talking and presentations as long as I have a notebook and pen, I hate teaching like that. 570 more words

Adventure

Ranch Work Weekend #2!

OK, lets be honest: We’re gonna have like, TONS of ‘ranch work weekends’ but for right now, I lack a better name. ;D

I know this is a few days late, so this post is about last weekend (the 6th-7th). 293 more words

The Life Of Angela R. W.

Lifetime of Learning

I committed several years ago to a lifetime of learning.  I aim to learn everyday.  To develop self.  To be a better me.  Be it in business, development of self, marketing, real estate, marketing or a life skill I try everyday to expand and grow. 197 more words

California Farmers Reap Record Sales in Record Drought

FRESNO (AP) —

A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the drought.

California agriculture officials released their annual report for 2014 late last month. 84 more words

California Connection

Egan: From swine to pearls, Bearbrook's Walter Henn was self-made man

Walter Henn was a self-made man — thus did he make more people eat more exotic meat at more farm markets than anyone in Eastern Ontario. 823 more words

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