In-person events coming back!

By David Strecker, SJFB President This past June saw the return of the San Joaquin AgFest, Junior Show and Auction. Due to COVID, 2020’s show was entirely online with no […]

An uphill battle for water storage

By David Strecker, SJFB President Over the past month, every conversation I had seemed to lead to the discussion of water. After spending the past year dealing with COVID-19, our […]

These two women made a huge impact

By David Strecker, SJFB President Farming is like any other job, only you clock in at age 5 and never clock out. This came across my Facebook newsfeed a few […]

2021 Capitol Ag Day held virtually

By David Strecker, SJFB President Last month, California Farm Bureau brought back its Capitol Ag Day. Each March, CFBF has a Leadership Conference in Sacramento with several speakers as well […]

COVID, water, regulations challenge us

by David Strecker, SJFB President March brings us to the one year anniversary of COVID-19. The only thing more troubling than dealing with this for 12 months now is the […]

What’s happening to our republic?

By David Strecker, SJFB President Each day in grammar school we would begin the day with the pledge of allegiance. When meetings and assemblies are held, we say that same […]

2020 recovery will take a while

By David Strecker, SJFB President This past year forced us to go back to the basics. Trips to the store found us buying the things we needed most. Instead of […]

Local election results are good!

By David Strecker, SJFB President This year’s election certainly has been interesting. I am very happy with the outcome on the local level. San Joaquin Farm Bureau did very well […]

Hoping to have some normalcy soon!

By David Strecker, SJFB President I hope this past harvest season was bountiful to you and your family operations. I think we are all together in looking forward to the […]

Tell everyone to vote NO on Prop. 15!

By David Strecker, SJFB President October is my favorite time of the year. As a kid I was always anxious for my birthday cake and ice cream and then a […]