More than 1,500 exhibitors, including 16 from Madera County made up the 48th annual World Ag Expo in early February to showcase everything agriculture to people from around the world.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Madera’s Future Farmers of America chapter and its members are, like agriculture itself, always on the grow.
Aerial application, commonly known as crop dusting, has been around for more than 100 years. The first known aerial application took place in 1906 in New Zealand from a hot air balloon.
Teaching agriculture and farming all the while loving the Lord is the path that led Pastor Roger Leach to found Valley West Christian Center.
As he fired up his go-kart, Madera almond farmer Tom Rogers looked out at the 45 acres of trees he and his brother Dan had to fallow in December due to continued seasons without needed rain.
Federal officials announce: No surface water
The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians seated its federally-recognized governing body as the tribe’s council this week.