2023 Agri-Culture Scholarships

Three easy instructions for all scholarships: Applications must be completed and postmarked on or before Friday, January 27, 2023 to be considered by the Scholarship Committee. Applications and/or accompanying documents postmarked after Friday, January 27, 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”

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”

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”

14th Annual Down to Earth Women Luncheon

The first 13 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 “14th 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”