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Another dry year would force the federal Bureau of Reclamation's Central Valley Project to face “extreme operational challenges.”

Geraniums, Lantana and Cortyline, as well as Grandiflora pink and purple roses, and all kinds of shrubs — and FFA sweatshirts and T-shirts are all available for purchase at the Monache High School Agriculture Department’s Second Annual Fall Harvest Festival — a place where one can get everyt…

The final piece of the puzzle for construction of much needed repairs to the Friant-Kern Canal to begin soon is now in place.

The second annual Monache FFA Fall Harvest Fest will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 13 at the Monache Ag Farm off of Mulberry. Enter through the blue gates.

As is always the case Tulare County maintained its place as one of the top agricultural producing counties in the country. And as always is the case, milk remained the top product.

The Friant Water Authority has responded to a decision to be sued by the City of Fresno, stating it won't specifically address the litigation, but adding it has equitably tried to have all those who are served by the Friant-Kern Canal to pay for their fair share of repairs to the canal. The …

After much wrangling over how lost farmland could be used for other purposes — and what purposes they could be — growers who lose farmland should now have a chance to receive the help they need to use their land for other plans.

Melody Gillespie will hold a Paint Night at the Porterville Art Association, 151 N. Main, from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 24.

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Porterville's Cesar Martinez is the featured artist at the Portrville Art Association Gallery. Martinez was born in Porterville.

On Wednesday, May 26, Monache FFA held its annual End of the Year Banquet. Although the Banquet was a drive-thru, members were still able to receive their awards and enjoyed a cool treat at the end.

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A crew of Ag teachers produced the FFA State Finals Poultry Judging contest on video on April 11 at the Porterville Fairgrounds.

Two local students have had their art featured in this year's Tulare County Farm Bureau calendar. The art of Porterville Military Academy eight grader Iyari Saucedo and Summit Charter Intermediate Academy sixth grader Meghan Lucero are featured in the calendar.

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The State Department of Water Resources took an unprecedented step on Tuesday when it came to cutting back its water supply delivery.

Ace Hi Angus, of Porterville, California, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

The link for the annual Porterville Orange Belt Citrus Judging Contest is now available to be viewed on Youtube.

The annual Porterville Orange Belt Citrus Judging Contest will be aired on Youtube as a citrus judging practice for FFA teams that are gearing up for their California State Finals Contest at Fresno State.

Agricultural burning is being allowed on an interim basis and under certain circumstances until a more permanent plan for agricultural burning is put into place.

The recently $1.4 trillion omnibus spending package for this fiscal year for government programs approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump continues to fund programs to battle citrus disease.

On Thursday afternoon, the Eastern Tule Groundwater Sustainability Agency’s (ETGSA) Authority Board of Directors hosted a meeting over Zoom, and as part of the agenda the ETGSA approved a contribution to Water Blueprint for the San Joaquin Valley (WBSJV) to identify water supplies in the amo…

Residents of Terra Bella have filed suit against the County of Tulare, the Tulare County Board of Supervisors, and the Tulare County Resource Management Agency for permitting an expansion of the Setton Pistachio industrial processing facility without adequate environmental review.

On Monday, U.S. Representative T.J. Cox-D, who represents a portion of southwestern Tulare County, and California Rep. John Garamendi-D, sent a letter urging leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to include wate…

Setton Farms has announced it will build a school in Terra Bella that will focus on industrial robotics and technology. The new school will be called Setton Academy.

In coordination with the California Department of Food and Agriculture and local community organizations, Tulare County Health and Human Services announced on Friday the Healthy Harvest program, bringing housing support to the county’s agriculture and farmworkers during the ongoing COVID-19 …

One of the most prominent annual events in Tulare County — and one of the world's biggest agricultural events — has become the latest event to fall victim to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rep. T.J. Cox-D, who represents a portion of Southwestern Tulare County, introduced the Western Water Storage Infrastructure Act, an $800 million bill addressing surface and groundwater storage and water delivery.

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Wonderful Pistachios, the nation's largest farmer and largest pistachio processor, has sued Tulare County over the expansion of a rival's operation west of Terra Bella.

The Eastern Tule Groundwater Sustainability Agency has proposed a groundwater extraction fee to be charged to property owners within its district.