Agriculture

Agriculture

Valley student’s hackathon project becomes LinkedIn for ag

A West Hills Community College student combines his ag labor experience and coding interest to help a hackathon team build Ag For Hire. The application provides an online platform for farmers and laborers to create profiles, post and search for jobs and, ultimately, fulfill the needs of the agricultural community.

Agriculture

Valley groups, feds seek funds to build Temperance Flat dam

Members of the newly formed San Joaquin Valley Water Infrastructure Authority will be working with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to complete the funding application for the proposed Temperance Flat dam on the San Joaquin River, east of Friant Dam. The dam would become part of the federal Central Valley Project.

Agriculture

Bee ag reporter wins Farm Bureau award

Robert Rodriguez, agriculture reporter for The Bee, won the general print award in the annual Fresno County Farm Bureau journalism contest. Rodriguez was chosen for a pair of stories he wrote in June 2015 that explored how central San Joaquin Valley farmers were using technology to manage their water supplies in the drought.

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App connects farmers, farmworkers

Students from West Hills College's Farm for the Future program have developed an employment app that will help link farmers with available workers.
Craig Kohlruss ckohlruss@fresnobee.com
App connects farmers, farmworkers 1:01

App connects farmers, farmworkers

Dinuba manufacturer celebrates its 50th year 1:20

Dinuba manufacturer celebrates its 50th year

Local farmer's Tamworth and Berkshire pigs are known for their meat 1:52

Local farmer's Tamworth and Berkshire pigs are known for their meat

World Ag Expo: It's a bug catcher powered by the sun 0:58

World Ag Expo: It's a bug catcher powered by the sun