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California Department of Food and Agriculture

Media Contacts: Steve Lyle (CDFA), 916-654-0462 ,

California Department of Food and Agriculture
Release #21-043
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SACRAMENTO, April 20, 2021 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Integrated Pest Control Branch is announcing one vacancy on the California Apiary Board. This Advisory Board makes recommendations to the CDFA Secretary on all matters pertaining to the beekeeping industry.
The term of office for a Board Member is four 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. Members are considered public officials and must be willing to comply with necessary disclosure requirements.
Individuals interested in being considered for the Board appointment should send a brief resume by May 21, 2021 to with the subject line “Apiary Board”
For additional information, visit the branch's web page at:; or contact:Patricia Bohls, Environmental Scientist of the Bee Safe Program at (916) 330-5337 or e-mail


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