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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

At Madera County Fairgrounds- 1850 Cleveland Avenue Madera, CA

Spanish 7:45 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

English 12:45 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

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The American Dream: Farm Labor to Farm Labor Contractor 

Adam Beas sits back in his chair and closes his eyes.  “I remember waking up to the smell of my mother’s homemade tortillas. That meant it was time to get up and work in the fields.”  Today, Adam is a licensed Farm Labor Contractor and Grower.  He insists, “It is important the Farm Labor Contractor be in the field to make sure the grower is happy and all safety issues are being addressed.” He employees 2500 workers but drops to around 800 when the work slows down.  Adam’s company, AMB Ranch works in California, Oregon, Washington and Texas.  “I make sure to cover all five corners, not just four.”  His crews have a minimum of two documented safety meetings per week.  Adam has found the growers support and understand the meetings.

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MCFB continuing legal battle over Gunner Ranch West project

The Madera County Farm Bureau has filed additional litigation challenging the Madera County Board of Supervisors’ approval of the Gunner Ranch West Specific Plan Project.

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Safety Trainings Sponsors

Lead Sponsors

  • Agriland Farming Company, Inc.
  • Crop Production Services
  • Foster & Parker Insurance
  • Gar Tootelian Inc.
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company

 Partner Sponsors

  • Cal Ag Safety
  • Durate Nursery
  • Fresno Madera Farm Credit
  • Helena Chemical Company
  • Madera Honda Suzuki

2016 Scholarship, Wine & Beer Tasting Sponsors

Lead Sponsors

  • Tesei Petroleum
  • Crop Production Services
  • Deerpoint Grop, INC.
  • Georgia-Pacific Packing
  • Ryan & Laura Gutile

Private Reserve Sponsors

  • Aanonson Sprinkler
  • Consolidated Insurace Services
  • Fermin Campos Farms,INC.
  • Greenleaf Orchards. LTD/ Pegagus Orchards
  • Madera Pumps
  • PG&E
  • Rain for Rent
  • Root Creek Farms
  • Stanislaus Farm Supply
  • The Almond Company
  • Watson Ag Chemical & Irrigation
  • Western Ag & Turf INC.

Barrel Select Sponsors

  • Agri-World Cooperative
  • Bank of the West
  • BASF
  • Bowman & Associates
  • Double E Trucking & Dust Control
  • Duarte Nursery
  • Foster & Parker Insurance Agency INC.
  • GAR Tootelian
  • Helena Chemical
  • Holder Law Group
  • Holland Nut Company
  • Hostetler Ranches, LLC
  • Landmark Irrigation
  • Law Office of John Garcia
  • Mark Ryckman/ Lectroblast
  • Madera Auto Center
  • Nicole Hansen
  • Pacific State Pipe
  • Panoche Creek Packing Co.
  • Setton Pistachios
  • Snyder Industries, INC.
  • State Fund
  • Sygenta
  • Ultro Gro Plant Food
  • Valley Feed

Participating Breweries & Wineries

  • Birdstreet Brewing Co.
  • Cardella Winery
  • Donaghy Sales
  • Kings River Winery
  • Moravia Wines
  • Riley's Brewing Co.
  • San Joaquin Wine Company
  • Sequoia Brewing Co.
  • The Wine Group
  • Twin Pomegranates Wine
  • Quady Winery

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