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SACRAMENTO – February 6, 2006 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Feed, Fertilizer, and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services Branch is announcing a vacancy on the Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board. The board makes recommendations to the CDFA secretary on all matters pertaining to the fertilizer inspection and enforcement program.
The term of office for a board member is three years. The members receive no compensation, but are entitled to payment of necessary traveling expenses in accordance with the rules of the Department of Personnel Administration.
Applicants should hold a current California Fertilizing Materials License or be a representative of a licensed firm. Individuals interested in being considered for board appointment should send a brief resume by February 28, 2006 to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Feed, Fertilizer, and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services Branch, 1220 N Street, Sacramento, California 95814, Attention: Kent Kitade.
For additional information, visit the branch’s web page at: www.cdfa.ca.gov/is/acrs/index.htm ; or contact: Asif Maan, branch chief of Feed, Fertilizer, and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services at (916) 445-0444, by fax, (916) 445-2171, or e-mail (AMaan@cdfa.ca.gov).