Our broccoli crop was just transplanted as seedlings. This is a seed crop that we are producing for Sakata Seed. After we harvest it next year, the seed will be planted by another farmer and produced as a food crop.
California Secretary of Agriculture Karen Ross discusses a grant program to develop agricultural technology curricula at California community colleges during her presentation yesterday at Sierra College in Rocklin that was moderated by Yolo County farmer Bruce Rominger. Western Growers Association sponsored the meeting.
Bruce talks to the students from the University of California, Davis Graduate School of Management during their field trip to Rominger Brothers Farms.
This morning's sunrise was an amazing sight due to the smoke from the wildfires burning in California.
This morning Bruce was interviewed by NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) about the impact of coronavirus on farmers in the United States. The TV crew filmed Bruce and 12-year-old daughter Rachel on the family farm near Winters, California, The crew also filmed tomato-transplanting in progress in other fields where Rominger Brothers Farms operates. NHK is Japan's only public media organization (similar to PBS in the United States) and it broadcasts a news program called NHK World.
Keeping our workers safe is a top priority at Rominger Brothers Farms. All of our workers recently participated in a safety meeting at our shop that was conducted by David Valadez of Armstrong & Associates Insurance Agency.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, right, speaks at a recent town hall meeting held at Bogle Vineyards in Clarksburg, while Congressmen Doug LaMalfa, R-Redding, left, and John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, listen. Bruce, Rich and Robyn Rominger attended the event, along with more than 100 local farmers and ranchers, to weigh in on agricultural issues such as farmland protection.