Press Releases

Grassroots effort wins Silver Medal at the State Fair for Santa Cruz County

Date of Release: 
Tue, 07/31/2012

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY EXHIBIT AT THE STATE FAIR

HIGHLIGHTS BERRY INDUSTRY

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Record-Breaking attendance at 2012 DEW Luncheon

Date of Release: 
Fri, 05/18/2012

 

Luncheon had record attendance over 190 women!

“DOWN TO EARTH WOMEN” LUNCHEON

…Record-Breaking Attendance!

 

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DEW Luncheon - News Articles

Date of Release: 
Thu, 05/17/2012

The Down to Earth Luncheon has received great news coverage!

Click on the following links to read some of the articles about the event!

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Register-Pajaronian

Watsonville Patch

Down to Earth Women Luncheon (DEW) Announcement

Date of Release: 
Thu, 05/03/2012

DEW Luncheon
May 17, 2012
11:30am - 1:30pm

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21 COMMUNITY LEADERS SELECTED FOR FOCUS AGRICUTURE CLASS XXIII

Date of Release: 
Wed, 02/08/2012

 

Poster and Poetry Contests entries currently being accepted…In Honor of Spring…and…NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY

Date of Release: 
Mon, 01/30/2012

 

The organizations Agri-Culture and the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau are currently accepting entries for the

-Annual National Agriculture Day Poster Contest – 

 Open to Grades K – 6

-Annual National Agriculture Day Poetry Contest

Open to Grades 7 – 12

Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship for 2012

Date of Release: 
Fri, 01/20/2012

Agri-Culture is now accepting applications for its 2012 Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship.

JIMMIE COX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

A $2,000 award for a student entering or currently attending college and majoring in agriculture. This award will be made for the remaining years in college (max. 4-years) with verification of registration for each session of full time classes.

Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau and Agri-Culture presented NATIONAL AWARD in Honolulu, Hawaii

Date of Release: 
Tue, 01/10/2012

 

The Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau and the organization Agri-Culture were presented this week in with a national award for the 2011 Santa Cruz County Agriculture Video/DVD. The award was presented at the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting in Honolulu Hawaii.

AGRICULTURAL PROGRAM FOR COUNTY RESIDENTS

Date of Release: 
Tue, 11/01/2011

 

Applications are currently being accepted for Class XXIII (23) of Focus Agriculture, a “first-in-the-nation program”, designed for selected community leaders to learn about agriculture in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley.  The program consists of once-a-month, daylong seminars, held over a period of nine months.  Speakers, ranging from elected officials to representatives from environmental groups, address the class.  The sessions cover such topics as:

v  Environment and technology

NATIONAL AWARD - 2ND CONSECUTIVE YEAR!

Date of Release: 
Thu, 10/20/2011

 

Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau and Agri-Culture

to be presented in Honolulu, Hawaii, January 2012

WORLD PREMIERE “Santa Cruz County Agriculture”

Date of Release: 
Fri, 04/22/2011

 

Total success - sold out event!

Russell the Brussels Sprout came out of retirement

Presented by

AGRI-CULTURE

Thursday, April 21, 2011

 

Russell the Brussels Sprout is coming out of retirement for the WORLD PREMIERE “Santa Cruz County Agriculture”

Date of Release: 
Mon, 04/18/2011

 

Presented by

AGRI-CULTURE

Thursday, April 21, 2011 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Public Event - $35 includes food

Walk down the red carpet!

WORLD PREMIERE “Santa Cruz County Agriculture”

Date of Release: 
Thu, 04/14/2011

 

Presented by

AGRI-CULTURE

Thursday, April 21, 2011 – 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Public Event - $35 includes food

Walk down the red carpet!

Executive Director Helps Girl in Africa Who Plans to Help People in Australia

Date of Release: 
Tue, 04/05/2011

 

Local Representatives in Atlanta for National Award

Date of Release: 
Fri, 01/07/2011

 

Atlanta, GA, January 7, 2011:   

The organization Agri-Culture earned national recognition for an innovative program that informs people about local farming and ranching.  It will be among 15 programs from throughout the nation that will be showcased during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Meeting this week in Atlanta, Ga. A local delegation of five is currently in Atlanta presenting information about the program. Over 6,000 people are expected to attend the conference.  

FOCUS AGRICULTURE WINS NATIONAL AWARD

Date of Release: 
Tue, 01/04/2011

 

By Jess Brown, Executive Director, Agri-Culture

The organization Agri-Culture has earned national recognition for an innovative program that informs community leaders about local farming and ranching.  It will be among 15 programs from throughout the nation that will be showcased during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Meeting this month in Atlanta, Ga.

NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY POSTER CONTEST and POETRY CONTEST WINNERS FOR 2011

Date of Release: 
Wed, 03/17/2010

The organizations Agri-Culture and the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau are pleased to announce the winners of the annual National Agriculture Day Poster Contest and the National Agriculture Day Poetry Contest. 

Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship for 2010

Date of Release: 
Tue, 03/09/2010

It was announced that Katherine (Katie) Webb of Davenport has been awarded the Jimmie Cox Memorial Scholarship for 2010. She is currently attending UC Davis and will be entering her final year in the fall. A graduate of Santa Cruz High School, Katherine was involved in 4-H and is currently a member of Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority as well as completing the Davis Honors Challenge. Katie’s major course of study is Agriculture and Resource Economics. She is preparing for a career in agricultural marketing.