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Aquaponics creates garden bounty at Del Oro

Pierre Beauchamp was a seventh-grader when he and his family learned about aquaponics during a tour of the greenhouse at University of Nevada, Reno. The experience inspired him t ...

Del Oro FFA to host ag day April 9

Del Oro High School will hold its second annual FFA open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the school. FFA students will also highlight hedgerow pollinator habitats ...

FFA gets Home Grown donation

The Placer County Farm Supply Cooperative, Inc. recently made donations to National FFA Organization chapters at Del Oro, Placer, Del Oro Lincoln high schools totaling $759. The fu ...

Grateful champions

These Del Oro High School FFA members, as well as fellow club members, are thankful for community support in the sale of their projects and for awards received at the Gold Country ...

Looking Back

50 YEARS AGO (July 22, 2010 Issue) Penryn residents would begin receiving their first trated water service during August from the $80,000 treatment plant Pacific Gas and Electric ...

Agriculture tour grows awareness for education programs

A small but thriving farm got a visit last week by decision makers from throughout the area. “Growing … The Next Generation” was the theme for this year’s Placer County Agr ...

Mandarin growers name new scholarship for Neft

The Mountain Mandarin Grower Association has established the Joanne K. Neft Scholarship fund to assist graduating seniors planning to continue their education, and to recognize the ...

Bluegrass concert benefits FFA projects

The Del Oro FFA Chapter advisors, officers and active members would like to thank all of the generous sponsors of the Blue Grass Concert held at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis ...