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CDFA SECRETARY LYONS TO VISIT CENTRAL COAST FOR AGRICULTURAL TOUR
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Release #01-065
Secretary set to appear with two Assembly members in their districts

SACRAMENTO-CDFA Secretary William (Bill) J. Lyons, Jr. is scheduled to meet with Central Coast agricultural leaders during a two-day tour set for Wednesday, August 1 and Thursday, August 2.

Secretary Lyons will visit at the invitation of Democratic Assembly Members Fred Keeley and Simon Salinas, whose districts include the communities of Salinas, Watsonville, Gilroy, Santa Cruz, Monterey and Carmel. The planned events include a town hall-style meeting, tours of local farms and discussions with members of industry.

“The Central Coast has a rich agricultural history,” said Secretary Lyons. “I look forward to learning more about that while also getting an opportunity to talk with growers.”

For additional information, contact Assembly Member Keeley’s office at 831-425-1503 or Assembly Member Salinas’ office at 831-759-8676.

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