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Agriculture

SBC Farm Bureau cancels Farm Day due to coronavirus concerns

Ag organization expects to bring event back to Bolado Park next year.

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Agriculture

San Benito County Farm Bureau to host Farm Day

The day is organized for the purpose of increasing awareness of positive contributions that agriculture makes to the local economy and community.

San Benito County Supervisor District 2 candidates answer questions during the Jan. 30 election forum hosted by BenitoLink and the San Benito County Farm Bureau. L to R: Wayne Norton, Frank Barragan, Valerie Egland, John Freeman, and Kollin Kosmicki. Photos by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

BenitoLink and SBC Farm Bureau host primary election forum

Attendees hear from local candidates on issues, and representatives discussing Measures K and L.

Attendees listen to candidates speak at the Jan. 30 primary election forum hosted by BenitoLink and the San Benito County Farm Bureau. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

BenitoLink and Farm Bureau Election Forum survey results

Though over 100 people attended the forum, not every survey came back filled out.

Government / Politics

Primary Election Forum set for Jan. 30

Hear candidates for Supervisor Districts 1, 2 and 5 speak on local issues. Arguments to be made for and against Measure K.

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Agriculture

Former SBC Farm Bureau president expects tough growing season for romaine

Crop Report: sales for this variety of lettuce were $25.6 million in 2017.

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Agriculture

Federal Farm Bill legalizes industrial hemp farming

Cultivation in San Benito County could begin soon.

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Business / Economy

2018 Election Forums coming Oct. 11 and Oct. 18

Our Election Forums are just around the corner! The free Forums will be held at San Benito High School Auditorium. Youth Alliance is joining BenitoLink and San Benito County Farm Bureau as hosts, offering English to Spanish translation and childcare.

May 17 Election Forum was held at Bolado Park Event Center. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

Government / Politics

San Benito County Farm Bureau hosts south county election forum

The San Benito County Farm Bureau hosted an election forum for south county residents to hear from county candidates on May 17.

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Government / Politics

Miss the recent election forums? Watch the videos here

Full-length video from the Oct. 6 and 13 "Use Your Voice" candidate forums are now available for viewing

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Government / Politics

‘Use Your Voice’ forum gives voters a glimpse at candidates, measures

Final election forum prior to the election features candidates for local school boards, mayor, city council and discussion of school bonds and a sales tax extension

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Government / Politics

Watch the ‘Use Your Voice’ election forum live tonight on BenitoLink

CMAP-TV is streaming the election forum sponsored by BenitoLink and the San Benito County Farm Bureau -- Click video link starting at 6:30 p.m.

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Agriculture

Everyone is talking about water: Listen to the experts and join the conversation on Aug. 27

On Saturday, Aug. 27, the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas will host an evening forum on California's water. The free event will feature water experts talking about rivers, oceans, and the water under our very feet

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Agriculture

Farm Bureau Forum focuses on local races, including Measure J

The San Benito County Farm Bureau hosted a forum at Hollister City Hall on Oct. 8

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Agriculture

Analysis says local energy industry poised to be major source of new employment, and high-paying jobs

Study commissioned by county Farm Bureau highlights potential consequences of Measure J