November 2016 Issue

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November 1, 2016
What You Need to Know About ACA Marketplace Compliance, Notices, and Appeals

By Rich Hines As 2016 draws to an end, it’s important to prepare for upcoming changes to the … Read More

November 1, 2016
Sustainability Has Much Value Despite Its Teeth-Grinding Perception

Many in the agricultural sector bow up their backs at the mere mention of “sustainability.”&nbsp … Read More

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November 1, 2016
SOIL ANALYSIS Trace Genomics Brings Cutting Edge Technology to Testing

Using high-tech genome sequencing, a San Francisco start-up company is beginning to offer growers a … Read More

November 1, 2016
California Expands State Equal Pay Law

Last year, Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Pay Act (SB 358) into law, which took eff … Read More

October 31, 2016
Immigration 2017—Opportunities and Challenges

(Editor’s Note: This story was written in late October, prior to the November election.) &nbsp … Read More

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October 31, 2016
WATER WOES Rain Year Ends; Drought Persists

Despite the El Nino effect, which did drop above-average rainfall in Northern California in the 2015 … Read More