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Food and Sustainability

Did California Wildfires Contaminate Backyard Chicken Eggs? UC Researchers Aim To Find Out.

April 10, 2018 | Julia Mitric

All kinds of contaminants went up in flames in last year’s Ventura and Sonoma county fires. UC Davis researchers are running a statewide study to see if chemicals ended up in backyard chicken eggs.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Celebrates Farm, Fork And Food At Film Festival

April 9, 2018 | Cody Drabble

Dozens of movies about the various intersections of food and life will play around Sacramento this week during sixth annual Food Film Festival.

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Food and Sustainability

California Nut, Fruit Farmers Will Take Hit From Chinese Tariffs

April 4, 2018 | Sally Schilling

China’s response to the Trump administration’s tariffs is bad news for California almond, pistachio, citrus and wine producers. They're waiting to see just how bad.

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Food and Sustainability

If China Strikes Back On Tariffs, California Tree Nut Exports Could Take A Hit

March 27, 2018 | Julia Mitric

Following President Trump's move to slap tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum exports, China may retaliate by levying $2 billion in tariffs on U.S. agricultural exports.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Pet Tales: Tips Before You Chicken Out On Raising Chicks

March 14, 2018 | Chris Remington

Pet expert Gina Spadafori brings tips on chicken ownership and raising chicks of your own.

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Food and Sustainability

California Pesticide Spray Ban Could Hamper Effort To Curb Citrus Pest

March 1, 2018 | Julia Mitric

A judge ordered the California Department of Food and Agriculture to stop spraying dozens of pesticides. Some environmental groups count this as a win but a UC Riverside researcher warns the move will hurt efforts to fight a damaging citrus disease.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Kushman By The Bottle: Valentine's Day

February 7, 2018 | Chris Remington

Wine expert Rick Kushman gives some advice ahead of Valentine's Day.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Bacon Fest Kicks Off 7th Year

February 6, 2018 | Chris Remington

Bacon Fest founder Brian Guido and Cannon East chef Brad Cecchi join to kick off the seventh year of a festival celebrating bacon.

Jason Rogers

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Mentoring Women In Family-Owned Businesses

January 30, 2018

Jeanne Bernick is presenting on the importance of mentoring women in family owned businesses at the Generations Family Business Conference.

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