SACRAMENTO, August 12, 2022 — The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is announcing vacancies on the California Citrus Advisory Committee (CCAC).
The committee advises the CDFA secretary on all matters pertaining to the California Citrus Program, which includes the implementation of an annual maturity inspection program, as well as a freeze inspection program should it become necessary. This committee also oversees citrus crop and acreage surveys provided by the California Agricultural Statistics Services.
The committee is composed of individuals who are producers and handlers of navel and Valencia oranges, lemons and mandarins. Current vacancies include two Producer positions representing lemons, one of which must be engaged in production in Ventura County; one Producer position representing navel or Valencia oranges; and one Producer position representing mandarins.
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