Earl and Dot Holtz
Earl and Dot Holtz have dedicated thier life to bettering the Sonoma County Dairy industry. They moved to Sonoma County in 1964 and have been actively involved in the community ever since. This year, the Holtzes will be inducted into Sonoma County Farm Bureau's Hall of Fame.
Educating our county’s youth about farming, ranching and the wide array of connections to business interests that either support or are dependent upon agriculture is a priority of Farm Bureau.
SCFB Hosts AFBF's Zippy Duvall
We hosted the American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall, Supervisor Shirlee Zane and CFBF 1st Vice President at the annual Premium Member Lunch. In addition to other special guests, 40 of Sonoma County's influntail ag producers attended.
Summer Vegetable Skewers
This Avocado Cilantro Dip is cool and refreshing for summer as a side to any of your barbeque favorites. We often use skewers as appetizers and this recipe fits that perfectly.
Farm Bureau Wine Discounts
Take a look at Sonoma County Farm Bureau's Member Only Wine Discount Program. Download the PDF page and take it when you taste.
Robert Young Family: 159 Years
Peter Young immigrated to the U.S. in the early 1800's and moved West, settling on 120 acres in Alexander Valley. Six generations later, the family has exanded the original ranch to farm 317 acres which have tranistioned from livestock to prunes to winegrapes.
Ags Shrinking Bottom Line
Over the last 18 months, agricultural businesses in California have seen an onslaught of new regulations. Agriculture producers usually have no way to pass these costs on and end up taking a hit to our bottom line.
$130,000 Scholarships Awarded
Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County has awarded more than $130,000 to top students in Sonoma and Marin Counties pursuing higher education in agricultural related fields. This year, 44 students will receive scholarships.
Our rural communities are rich with farming families who have been doing so for generations. To these families, everyday life on the farm is routine.
SCFB Business Members
Farm Bureau's Business Members are a network of agriculture friendly businesses who support Farm Bureau in protecting Sonoma County agriculture.