Three easy instructions for all scholarships: Applications must be completed and postmarked on or before Friday, February 3, 2023 to be considered by the Scholarship Committee. Applications and/or accompanying documents postmarked after Friday, February 3, 2023 will be considered ineligible. Transcripts from each high school and college attended must accompany this application. Transcripts must be … Continue reading “2023 Agri-Culture Scholarships”
News & Events
Accepting Applications for Focus Agriculture – Santa Clara County
Focus Agriculture Santa Clara County is an opportunity for up to 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 … 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”
Open Farm Tours
Meet your farmers and tour 14 local family owned farms on Saturday & Sunday, October 12 & 13th from 10am – 4pm at the Open Farm Tours! Register online at Eventbrite.com & download a map to attend the tours at OpenFarmTours.com. Tour the farms at your own pace and learn what is involved in growing … Continue reading “Open Farm Tours”
26th Annual Farm Dinner
We invite you to be a sponsor of our exciting event, the 26th Annual Farm Dinner (previously the “Progressive Dinner”). This event supports agricultural education in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley. The Farm Dinner will be held at Hortifrut Genetics Ltd. at Nakano Home Ranch (589 Casserly Rd., Watsonville) and includes a raffle … Continue reading “26th Annual Farm Dinner”
14th Annual Testicle Festival
Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers 14th Annual Testicle Festival Fundraiser Barbeque “Do they really taste like chicken?” Saturday, August 27, 2022 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: $60 Adults $30 Children … Continue reading “14th Annual Testicle Festival”
15th Annual Down to Earth Women Luncheon
The first 14 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. In 2019 we had over 350 women! Unfortunately, due to the COVID … Continue reading “15th Annual Down to Earth Women Luncheon”
Accepting Applications for Focus Agriculture Class 32
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 32”
9th Annual Down to Earth Women (DEW) Luncheon
Annual luncheon supports education and scholarship programs
7th Annual Testicle Festival
It was announced that Lance Greig of San Juan Bautista won the “It’s All in the Sauce” contest at the 7th Annual Testicle Festival held in Watsonville on Saturday, September 26th.
JJ Crosetti, Jr. Memorial Fund Established
Three daughters of JJ Crosetti, Jr. are establishing an endowment fund in his honor to provide scholarships and local farming grants.
8th Annual Down to Earth Women Luncheon
The 8th Annual Down to Earth Women (DEW) Luncheon, held on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at Driscoll’s Rancho Corralitos in Watsonville, had a record attendance – over 300 women!