2021 Agri-culture Scholarships

Three easy instructions for all scholarships: Applications must be completed and postmarked on or before Friday, January 29, 2021 to be considered by the Scholarship Committee. Applications and/or accompanying documents postmarked after Friday, January 29, 2021 will be considered ineligible. Transcripts from each high school and college attended must accompany this application. Transcripts must be … Continue reading “2021 Agri-culture Scholarships”

Accepting Applications for Focus Agriculture – Santa Clara County

Focus Agriculture Santa Clara County is an opportunity for 20 community leaders to participate in a six-session intensive program acquiring knowledge about a broad spectrum of local agriculture.  These day-long seminars cover such topics as: History of Santa Clara County Agriculture Current Issues Affecting Local Agriculture North County Agriculture Agricultural Conservation Local Wine Industry FOCUS … Continue reading “Accepting Applications for Focus Agriculture – Santa Clara County”

30th Anniversary Celebration Focus Agriculture

You are invited to a special event to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Focus Agriculture. This first-in-the-nation program started in Santa Cruz County and has expanded into other communities throughout the country. Your participation has made the program a success. We are honored to have Focus Agriculture Class 26 graduate, Congressman Jimmy Panetta as our … Continue reading “30th Anniversary Celebration Focus Agriculture”

24th Annual Progressive Dinner

We invite you to attend or be a sponsor of our exciting event, the 24th Annual “Innovative” Progressive Dinner.  This event supports agricultural education in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s Progressive Dinner will be a gourmet, take-out dinner. We will still have an online auction, an option … Continue reading “24th Annual Progressive Dinner”

13th Annual Testicle Festival

Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers 13th Annual Testicle Festival Fundraiser Barbeque “Do they really taste like chicken?” Saturday, August 14, 2021 Estrada Deer Camp 196 Hazel Dell Rd., Watsonville 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Hors d’oeuvres: Rocky Mountain Oysters Dinner: Chicken, Salads, Bread & Dessert Ticket Prices: $50 Adults $30 Children … Continue reading “13th Annual Testicle Festival”

13th Annual Down to Earth Women Luncheon (POSTPONED)

The first 12 Down to Earth Women’s (DEW) luncheons were outstanding successes. We originally planned an event for 100 women who are in agriculture and/or support the farming community. Each year we are overwhelmed with the response which has consistently exceeded that goal. Last year we had over 350 women! We are planning the 13th … Continue reading “13th Annual Down to Earth Women Luncheon (POSTPONED)”

Accepting Applications for Focus Agriculture Class 31

Focus Agriculture is Agri-Culture’s “first-in-the-nation” educational program. It is an opportunity for community leaders to participate in a nine-session intensive program acquiring knowledge about a broad spectrum of agriculture. The once-a-month day-long seminars, including farm tours and hands-on experience, cover such topics as: Production and labor Ethnic groups in agriculture Government relations and politics Regional … Continue reading “Accepting Applications for Focus Agriculture Class 31”