Farmworkers in San Benito County. File photo by John Chadwell.


Labor survey finds farmers struggle to hire for on-farm jobs

Over half of participants said they have been unable to hire employees at some point during the last five years.

The audience gathered at one of the October 2018 election forums hosted by BenitoLink, the San Benito County Farm Bureau and Youth Alliance. Photo by BenitoLink staff.

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Election 2018: Forum Video Clips

Short videos of each race and measure from the two October election forums.

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Call for questions on upcoming BenitoLink – Farm Bureau Election Forum

BenitoLink and Farm Bureau seeking questions from the community for the local June Primary Election Forums being held May 3.



Kids learn where food comes from during Farm Day

Bolado Park has hosted the event for 24 years to teach third-graders about agriculture

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First election forum is coming up this week

Congress, Assembly, Gavilan College and San Benito Health Care Board candidates to participate on Thursday evening


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Election forum leaves Impression on attendees

A summary of the results pulled from a survey given out to guests after the May 12 political forum. Guests were polled on their opinions of the candidates present, county-wide issues, and past actions taken by the county.


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Questions sought for May 12 Election Forum

Candidates will address issues important to San Benito County voters, so BenitoLink readers are encouraged to submit questions by email

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Farm bureau opposes fracking ban initiative

Organization calls initiative 'over-reaching and misleading'