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July 12, 2019
California Farm Advisors – County Cooperative Extension Offices
Cooperative Extension is a part of a nationwide educational system which involves the USDA, the state land-grant University system and County government.
December 4, 2020
Wheat farmers cultivate local, specialty markets
Soured by years of unprofitable wheat prices in commodity markets, California farmers are increasingly looking to sell their wheat locally and to specialty markets that cater to artisan bakers, chefs and home cooks who want something different than standard flour—and are willing to pay a premium.
February 4, 2019
February Newsletter
California Wheat Commission Newsletter
July 18, 2019
USDA California Wheat Statistics
California Wheat Production Estimates by County. These statistics are published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service – California Field Office in December of the year following the harvest year.
November 24, 2020
New UC Barley Variety for growers: UC-Capay
This is to announce the release of the new barley variety ‘UC-Capay’ (formerly known as ‘UC 1390) and the availability of a limited amount of seed for allocation this Fall. ‘UC-Capay’, a two-rowed malting barley variety, was developed by breeders in the University of California, Davis barley breeding program. The attached Summary of ‘UC-Capay’ was prepared by Dr. Isabel Alicia del Blanco, lead barley breeder at The University of California, Davis.

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