Dedicated to serving farmers in Santa Barbara County
September 30, 2023
Santa Barbara County Farm Bureau and it’s 501(c)(3) affiliate, the GAATE Foundation, will be hosting their 16th Annual Celebrate Harvest Dinner & Auction. This year’s signature event will take place on September 30, 2023 at Tres Hermanas Vineyard & Winery. We hope you can join us for a fun-filled evening of great food and live music as we celebrate Santa Barbara County agriculture.
May 5, 2023
Santa Barbara County Farm Bureau and its 501(c)(3) affiliate, the GAATE Foundation, will be hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at Glen Annie Golf Course on May 5, 2023. Funds raised from this tournament provide advocacy, education, training and services for the benefit of the agriculture industry, agricultural youth activities and the community.
Seminars & Trainings
California State Retirement Plan Mandate Seminar
California’s state retirement plan mandate is currently in effect for employers with 51 employers or more and will expand in June to include those employers with 5 employees or more. Ensure you are prepared to comply with the new California retirement plan mandate. Join us at one of our upcoming webinars to understand what is required under the new mandate and find out which registration deadline applies to you based on your employee count.
Sportsman Calendar Drawing
Weekly Drawings on Wednesday
We will be selling 520 calendars for $100 each, or $175 for a second chance, between now and January 1, 2023. The calendar will serve as your ticket for our raffle that will take place weekly throughout 2023. We will be drawing one gun each week. That’s 52 guns with a combined value of over $33,000 and a 1 in 10 chance of winning!
February 15, 2023
Spray Safe is free day-long intensive training program, offering Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) for eligible employees and course work that focuses on the prevention of pesticide-exposure incidents. The mission of Spray Safe is "To encourage the safe application of agricultural chemicals through education and farmer to farmer communication and cooperation".