News Release
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Media Contact:
Steve Lyle, Office of Public Affairs, (916) 654-0462,
CDFA Seeks Beef Council Nominations
Release #02-054
SACRAMENTO - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is asking individuals and organizations affiliated with the California beef industry to submit nominations for membership on the California Beef Council.

The Council, which is funded by assessments on cattle and calves marketed in California, administers a program of promotion, education and research for the beef industry.

Available positions include members and alternates who would represent meat packers and producers of feeder cattle, range cattle and dairy cattle.

Nominations should be mailed to Dennis Manderfield of the CDFA Marketing Branch, 1220 N Street, Room A-247, Sacramento, CA, 95814. Nominations must be postmarked no later than October 17, 2002.

For more information, contact Bruce Berven of the Beef Council at (925) 484-2333 or Dennis Manderfield of CDFA at (916) 654-1245.

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