The gross value of Madera Countys agricultural production last year was more than $1.5 billion a 16.39 percent increase over 2010s record-breaking total according to the 2011 Crop Report approved by the Boar
A fter 53 years in the ag business in Madera, Albert Cosyns is happy to be called the “gofer man.”
Crop brought in $414.4M for Madera County in 2011
Although local award-winning rancher Will Gill Jr. doesn’t do much much physical labor these days, his vast knowledge and wisdom certainly keep operations running smoothly at Will Gill and Sons Inc.
Since being named the Senior Farmer of the Year in 2007, Vernon Martinazzi has remained on the farm, usually staying out until noon.
A fter the success of last year’s Madera Pomegranate Celebration and Festival, the Madera Chamber of Commerce has announced the second festival will begin Oct. 27 and end with the festival Nov. 3.
Richard Johnson, the 2005 Senior Farmer of the Year, is trying to enjoy retired life, but is still looking for the “Golden Years.”