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Nevada County Releases 2022 Agricultural Crop Report

NEVADA CITY, CA – Nevada County’s total gross value of all agricultural commodities in 2022 was $18.8 million, according to the County’s Annual Crop and Livestock Report released earlier this month. That was a 12 percent decrease from the year before. The single biggest factor for this decline was the extreme weather (frost) experienced in […]

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Nevada, Placer, and Yuba receive CSAC Award for Innovative Disaster Livestock Program

Nevada City, CA – This year, Nevada, Placer, and Yuba counties partnered to create a Disaster Livestock Access Program to support the safe evacuation of livestock from commercial ranch operations during a disaster such as a wildfire. The innovative multi-jurisdictional program was recognized with a 2022 Challenge Award by the California State Association of Counties […]

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Nevada County Releases 2021 Agricultural Crop Report

This week the Nevada County Department of Agriculture presented the 2021 Nevada County Annual Crop and Livestock Report to the Board of Supervisors. This annual report helps gauge the economic health and diversity of the agricultural community here in Nevada County. In 2021, the total gross value of agricultural products in Nevada County was $21,222,300. […]

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Nevada County Department of Agriculture Distributing N95 Masks to Protect Its Agricultural Workers

August 24, 2020 – Due to the recent wildfire event here in Nevada County as well as the numerous fires across the State, in the coming days it is possible that air quality could deteriorate into the unhealthy category here in Nevada County. The Nevada County Department of Agriculture reminds Farmers and Ranchers that if […]

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“Mysterious and Unsolicited Seed” shipments from China – do not open, plant or dispose of them

July 29, 2020 – Recently, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has become aware of a number of reports regarding “mysterious and unsolicited seeds from China and other parts of Asia”. The seed packages, often labeled as jewelry, toys, etc., are being shipped to homeowners throughout the U.S., including Nevada County. The CDFA […]

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Learn about Gray Wolves in California on Dec. 19

December 5, 2019 – Kent Laudon, wolf specialist with California Department of Fish and Wildlife will be presenting information on California’s Gray Wolf, during a special joint-meeting of the Nevada County Agricultural Advisory Commission and the Nevada County Fish and Wildlife Commission. Potential evidence of at least one other wild wolf in California. CDFW trailcam […]

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Two Confirmed Cases of Equine Coronavirus in Penn Valley

PENN VALLEY, Calif. March 9, 2017 – Two local horses in the Penn Valley area were officially diagnosed with Equine Coronavirus by veterinarians. Testing on other horses in the immediate contact area is underway. The Equine Coronavirus is transmitted through contact with feces. There is no threat to humans but there is significant threat to […]

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