Leading the Change in Agricultural Technology: AB 1016


California Farm Bureau is leading the efforts to ensure that farmers have access to precision technology. The recent signing of AB 1016 allows farmers to access expedited training and licensing programs for drone use for pesticide applicators. Authorizing the Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR) to approve training programs for aerial pesticide applicator licensing.

Access and adoption to precision agriculture technology is vital for California's farmers to continue producing the country's fresh fruits, nuts, and vegetables while using fewer inputs - less water, fertilizers, and pesticides.

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Transforming a Desert: The Sustainable Agriculture of Imperial Valley


Conservation and cooperation are the key to sustainable agriculture. Farmers in Imperial Valley have saved 7.2 million acres of water since 2003, benefiting both agriculture and urban communities by preserving 2.3 trillion gallons. Imperial Valley farmers remain committed to pioneering responsible water use for future generations.

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