News Release
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Media Contact:
Steve Lyle, Office of Public Affairs, (916) 654-0462, slyle@cdfa.ca.gov
STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE SCHEDULES MAY MEETING
CDFA
Release #00-022
SACRAMENTO– The State Board of Food and Agriculture will host a public meeting on Wednesday, May 31, 2000 in Sacramento. The meeting is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) headquarters auditorium, 1220 N Street, Sacramento.

The agenda for the board includes an update on the CALFED process and a report on the current efforts of the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom.

The State Board of Food and Agriculture advises the Governor and the Secretary of Food and Agriculture on agricultural issues and consumer needs. Board meetings bring together local, state and federal government officials, agricultural representatives and citizens to discuss current issues of concern to California agriculture. The board’s 15 members are appointed by the Governor, and are selected to represent a broad range of agricultural commodities, geographical regions, and the University of California and California State University academic systems. Members serve four-year terms without pay. There are no term limits and members do not require senate confirmation.

All State Board of Food and Agriculture meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact CDFA’s Office of Public Affairs, 916-654-0462, or Vanessa S. Arellano, Executive Director of the State Board of Food and Agriculture, 916-653-7643.

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California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Public Affairs
1220 N St., Ste. 214, Sacramento, CA 95814
916-654-0462, www.cdfa.ca.gov