In an effort to provide consumers with an inside look into farming, Western Growers hosted its first Instagram Takeover last week. The social media posts during the Instagram Takeover, which featured Jack Vessey of Vessey & Co., reached more than 22,830 people – a 305 percent increase from the week prior.  

Chardae Heim

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced yesterday that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will temporarily reopen amidst the government shutdown to perform limited services for farmers and ranchers. The following FSA offices will open for Farm Loan Program Services on January 17, 18 and 22 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:        

Bakersfield Service Center

5080 California Ave, Suite 150, Bakersfield, CA

(661) 336-0967

Merced Service Center

Chardae Heim



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