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California Department of Food and Agriculture
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Steve Lyle, Office of Public Affairs, (916) 654-0462,
Recipients of Governor Davis' Buy California Competitive Grants Program to be Announced
Release #02-057
SACRAMENTO-CDFA Secretary William (Bill) J. Lyons, Jr. will announce the recipients of Governor Gray Davisí $7 million Buy California Competitive Grants Program during a two-day swing through California on October 9 and 10.

There were 250 applications for grant funding, with the recipients selected in a competitive process that evaluated the projects based on their value to the largest number of California specialty crop producers.

The dates and times of the announcements are as follows:

Wednesday, October 9
9 a.m.-Modesto Junior College West Campus, 435 College Ave. Modesto, CA 95350
11:30 a.m.-International Agri-Center, 4450 South Laspina, Tulare, CA 93275
3 p.m.-Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Dr. Costa Mesa, CA 92629

Thursday, October 10
9:30 a.m.-Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, University Union
12 noon-National Steinbeck Center, One Main Street, Salinas, CA 93901
3 p.m.-UC Davis, Western Center for Agriculture Equipment

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