Fresno, Bakersfield and U.S. chambers announce Congressman David Valadao endorsement

The Fresno Chamber of Commerce, the Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, formally announced the endorsement of Congressman David Valadao during a joint press conference at the Fresno Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, October 16 at 10 a.m. “The Fresno Chamber is happy to once again endorse David Valadao for Congress in […]

Fresno Chamber and US Chamber of Commerce announce Congressman Jim Costa endorsement

The Fresno Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the US Chamber of Commerce, formally announced the endorsement of Congressman Jim Costa during a press conference at the Fresno Chamber of Commerce  Monday, October 15 at 11 a.m. “The Fresno Chamber is proud to once again endorse Congressman Jim Costa in his re-election campaign for California’s […]

Nominations Are Now Open for 2019 Valley Business Awards

The Fresno Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Valley Business Awards!   Applications for the Student Entrepreneur, Rising Star of the Year, Community Partner and the Harold Zinkin Entrepreneur of the Year awards are now open.   The Student Entrepreneur Award is presented by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce, Lyles Center […]

This Week in Government Affairs, October 15, 2018

This Week in brief: Local- Thank you to the Fresno City Council for unanimously approving the Fancher Creek Parkway resolution. The city council voted to postpone making a decision on permitting electric scooters in the city of Fresno for an additional two weeks. State- Now that the Governor has concluded his signature/veto process we will […]

Fresno Chamber 2018 General Election Recommendations

  The Fresno Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (PAC) is proud to release its list of endorsements and recommendations for the November 6, 2018 General Election. The PAC evaluates issues, candidates and elected officials for endorsement based on their track record of work to help improve the local and regional business climate. “Our organization […]

Agricultural update from Ryan Jacobsen – Episode 6

Annual Agricultural Awards- Wednesday, November 7, 2018

    The Chamber is delighted to present the annual Ag Awards Luncheon, a long-standing fall Chamber tradition where we honor a person from the agricultural community. The Ag Awards Luncheon also features the presentation of the Baker, Peterson and Franklin Ag Business Award which is given to an agricultural or farming business. The program […]

Meet the 2018 Ag Business of the Year: Agrian, Inc.

Agrian is an agriculture software company founded in 2004 with the goal of consistent documentation for growers, agronomists, crop advisors, retailers and food processors. Their free software provides compliance, agronomy, precision farming, sustainability and analytic tools. Agrian is the first ag software company to operate cloud-based software creating a paradigm shift in the industry and […]

Meet Agriculturalist of the Year: Gary Serrato

Gary Serrato is the general manager of the Fresno Irrigation District where he has been since 1986 and previously held the positions of watermaster and assistant manager of operations. Serrato is involved as the executive officer of the North Kings Groundwater Sustainability Authority (GSA) and an essential part of the Kings Basin GSA. He is […]

Fresno Chamber and Baker Peterson Franklin announce Agriculturalist of the Year and Ag Business Award Winners

The Fresno Chamber of Commerce and Baker Peterson Franklin are proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Agriculturalist of the Year and the Ag Business of the Year. The 2018 Agriculturalist of the Year was awarded to an individual who exemplifies leadership and integrity in the Central Valley’s agricultural business community: Gary Serrato. Gary […]