2020 Q4: Wine Industry Economic Update

The wine industry has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as a very active wildfire season in northern California, with destructive fires burning across Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and many other counties throughout the state in 2020.

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Nevada Cattlemen’s Update

When considering the 2019 season, words like “grind” and “grit” and phrases such as “labor of love” come to mind. Grit has always been a key characteristic for Nevada ranchers.

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USDA Updates Farm Income Estimates

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has offered a bit of good news for the nation’s agricultural outlook, modestly increasing its estimate of U.S. net farm…

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2019 Q3: Dairy Industry Update

Steadily improving prices for most dairy products have spurred a rebound in the industry, which has been reeling from a difficult year in 2018 and the…

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USDA Announces WHIP+ Program

USDA Offers Program to Help Farmers Hurt by Natural Disasters Agricultural producers who were impacted by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including Hurricane Dorian, can…

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2019 Northern San Joaquin Valley Update

The economic outlook for farmers in San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced counties remains generally positive with sustained growth across several key commodities, though there are headwinds in the form of prices, production costs and trade uncertainty.

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2019 Q2: Sonoma County Update

While most parts of the United States have seen a decline in the number of farmers, Sonoma County has bucked the trend with a modest increase from 2012 to 2017.

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2019 Q2: Cattle Update

Calf prices steadily improved through the first four months of 2019 and drought conditions have significantly eased, but profit margins in the beef sector remain tight.

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