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What We Do

The Farm Bureau of Ventura County publishes or distributes a number of periodical publications specifically geared toward agriculture. 


Central Coast Farm & Ranch

Central Coast Farm & Ranch, which includes news, features, photography and commentary about agriculture in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, is distributed for free to Farm Bureau members. Formerly named The Broadcaster, the magazine is published by Farm Bureau of Ventura County. Issues are published in March, June, September and December

Subscribers: For information on how to subscribe, contact Farm Bureau of Ventura County at (805) 289-0155 or info@farmbureauvc.com.

Advertisers: To inquire about advertising in the magazine, contact Liz Shura at (805) 651-0702 or lizshura1@gmail.com.

Click here for advertiser guidelines.

Contributors: Submit story suggestions or queries to Colleen Cason, editor, at farmeditor@gmail.com; or to John Krist, publisher and Farm Bureau chief executive officer, at john@farmbureauvc.com.


Click here to download a copy of our contributor guidelines.

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Everyone is eligible to join. Whether you're a farmer, rancher, business owner or simply a resident who appreciates Ventura County's delicious, locally grown food, there is a Farm Bureau membership that fits your interests and budget.

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