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Year 2008 Press Releases

Press Release Number: CDFA08-088
Press Release Date: 12/23/2008
Press Release Subject: HEALTH REQUIREMENTS FOR SANTA’S REINDEER WAIVED BY STATE VETERINARIAN
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-087
Press Release Date: 12/22/2008
Press Release Subject: CDFA SCIENTISTS “ADOPT” SACRAMENTO SCHOOL FOR HOLIDAYS AND DONATE MUCH-NEEDED SUPPLIES
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-086
Press Release Date: 12/22/2008
Press Release Subject: BUY AWARD WINNING CHEESE FOR THE HOLIDAYS CALIFORNIA CHEESES ARE WORLD CLASS
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-085
Press Release Date: 12/22/2008
Press Release Subject: MEXICAN FRUIT FLY QUARANTINE DECLARED IN AZUSA AREA
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-084
Press Release Date: 12/15/2008
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD TO DISCUSS CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURAL VISION WITH FOOD ASSOCIATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-083
Press Release Date: 12/15/2008
Press Release Subject: CREATING A SUSTAINABLE FOOD FUTURE – CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURAL VISION FRAMEWORK RELEASED
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-082
Press Release Date: 12/10/2008
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE FEED INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-081
Press Release Date: 12/2/2008
Press Release Subject: MEDFLY QUARANTINE SET IN EL CAJON
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-080
Press Release Date: 11/21/2008
Press Release Subject: CDFA SECRETARY A.G. KAWAMURA APPLAUDS USDA’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF $5.8 MILLION TO FIGHT ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-079
Press Release Date: 11/21/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ENCOURAGES SWEET CHERRY GROWERS TO ATTEND USDA INSURANCE WORKSHOPS IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-078
Press Release Date: 11/21/2008
Press Release Subject: NEW INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR AVOCADO GROWERS
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-077
Press Release Date: 11/13/2008
Press Release Subject: MEDFLY INFESTATION DETECTED IN EL CAJON
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-076
Press Release Date: 11/10/2008
Press Release Subject: INFORMATION ABOUT ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID TREATMENT PLANS AVAILABLE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS SET IN SAN DIEGO, IMPERIAL COUNTIES
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-075
Press Release Date: 11/6/2008
Press Release Subject: DON’T GET BURNED WHEN BUYING FIREWOOD
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-074
Press Release Date: 11/4/2008
Press Release Subject: LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH STATEMENT
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-073
Press Release Date: 10/29/2008
Press Release Subject: GYPSY MOTH QUARANTINE ANNOUNCED: FIVE-SQUARE-MILE AREA OF OJAI IN VENTURA COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-072
Press Release Date: 10/23/2008
Press Release Subject: NEW MEMBERS APPOINTED TO PIERCE’S DISEASE/GLASSY-WINGED SHARPSHOOTER BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-071
Press Release Date: 10/16/2008
Press Release Subject: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER APPOINTS WILL BROWN CDFA UNDERSECRETARY
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-070
Press Release Date: 10/15/2008
Press Release Subject: “FRESH APPROACHES TO FERTILIZING TECHNIQUES” REFLECTS THEME OF NOVEMBER 12-13 CONFERENCE IN MODESTO, CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-069
Press Release Date: 10/15/2008
Press Release Subject: NOMINEES NEEDED FOR VACANCIES ON THE CITRUS AND FERTILIZER COMMITTEES
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-068
Press Release Date: 10/8/2008
Press Release Subject: USDA RULE CHANGE ON WEIGHING MEAT TO TAKE EFFECT OCTOBER 9
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-067
Press Release Date: 9/23/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE STANDARDIZATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-066
Press Release Date: 9/23/2008
Press Release Subject: STATE APIARY BOARD SCHEDULES OCTOBER 3 MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-065
Press Release Date: 9/22/2008
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD TO DISCUSS WATER SYSTEM AND DELTA VISION
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-061
Press Release Date: 9/11/2008
Press Release Subject: ORGANIC PASTURES RAW CREAM RECALL ANNOUNCED BY CDFA
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-060
Press Release Date: 9/11/2008
Press Release Subject: SOUTHERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY PLACED UNDER PEST QUARANTINE TO PREVENT SPREAD OF ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-059
Press Release Date: 9/9/2008
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY INFESTATION DETECTED IN SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-058
Press Release Date: 9/8/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA COMMENTS ON PACIFIC INSTITUTE WATER REPORT
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-057
Press Release Date: 8/29/2008
Press Release Subject: SINGLE ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID DETECTED IN SAN DIEGO
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-056
Press Release Date: 8/29/2008
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINE ANNOUNCED: 19-SQUARE-MILE AREA OF SONOMA, NAPA COUNTIES ADDED TO STATE’S APPLE MOTH QUARANTINE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-055
Press Release Date: 8/26/2008
Press Release Subject: CDFA BORDER STATIONS TO CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-054
Press Release Date: 8/26/2008
Press Release Subject: POLLINATOR SPECIALISTS TO CONSIDER RESPONSES TO HIVE COLLAPSE CRISIS
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-053
Press Release Date: 8/26/2008
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY QUARANTINE DECLARED IN LAKEWOOD AREA
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-052
Press Release Date: 8/21/2008
Press Release Subject: INSECT PAVILION HIGHLIGHTS EXOTIC AND INVASIVE SPECIES AT THE STATE FAIR
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-051
Press Release Date: 8/14/2008
Press Release Subject: MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY ERADICATED FROM CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-050
Press Release Date: 8/14/2008
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE JOINS CALIFORNIA FUEL CELL PARTNERSHIP
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-049
Press Release Date: 8/11/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE FERTILIZER RESEARCH AND EDUCATION TECHNICAL ADVISORY SUBCOMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-048
Press Release Date: 8/4/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA AND USDA SECRETARY SCHAFER CELEBRATE THE BENEFITS OF FARMERS MARKETS
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-047
Press Release Date: 7/21/2008
Press Release Subject: PARCEL SNIFF DOG FINDS MISLABELED MANGOES; ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE FILES AGAINST INTERNATIONAL SHIPPER
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-046
Press Release Date: 7/18/2008
Press Release Subject: SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANTS $2.8 MILLION IN FUNDING AVAILABLE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-045
Press Release Date: 6/30/2008
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA’S FARMERS AND RANCHERS ARE INVITED TO PROVIDE PUBLIC INPUT ON AN AGRICULTURAL VISION – DEVELOPING FUTURE PRIORITIES FOR THE INDUSTRY
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-044
Press Release Date: 6/24/2008
Press Release Subject: ADDITIONAL BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS-AFFECTED HERDS DETECTED IN CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-043
Press Release Date: 6/24/2008
Press Release Subject: FIRST CONFIRMED CASE OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN HORSES FOR 2008
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-042
Press Release Date: 6/23/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKET ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND THE FERTILIZER INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-041
Press Release Date: 6/20/2008
Press Release Subject: UPDATED STRATEGY TO ERADICATE APPLE MOTH INFESTATION PROTECTS AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMY
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-040
Press Release Date: 6/13/2008
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURAL VISION: SECRETARY KAWAMURA AND STATE BOARD PRESIDENT AL MONTNA REMIND THE AGRICULTURE COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC TO PARTICIPATE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-039
Press Release Date: 6/10/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA EMPHASIZES THAT CALIFORNIA TOMATOES ARE NOT INVOLVED IN SALMONELLA OUTBREAK
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-038
Press Release Date: 6/9/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE STATE APIARY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-037
Press Release Date: 6/9/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE SHIPPING POINT INSPECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-036
Press Release Date: 5/13/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA AND STATE BOARD PRESIDENT AL MONTNA INVITE THE AGRICULTURE COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC TO SHARE IN A CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURAL VISION
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-035
Press Release Date: 5/12/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA COMMENTS ON MONTEREY COUNTY COURT RULING REGARDING LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH ERADICATION EFFORT
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-034
Press Release Date: 5/5/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE SHELL EGG ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-033
Press Release Date: 5/5/2008
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINE ANNOUNCED: 15-SQUARE-MILE AREA OF SONOMA COUNTY ADDED TO STATE’S LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH QUARANTINE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-032
Press Release Date: 4/24/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA COMMENTS ON SANTA CRUZ SUPERIOR COURT RULING REGARDING LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH ERADICATION EFFORT
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-031
Press Release Date: 4/24/2008
Press Release Subject: LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH PROGRAM UPDATE: TWIST TIE TREATMENTS SCHEDULED FOR SANTA CLARA COUNTY; SECOND MOTH DETECTED IN SONOMA COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-030
Press Release Date: 4/21/2008
Press Release Subject: TWIST TIE TREATMENTS SCHEDULED TO COMBAT LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH INFESTATION IN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-029
Press Release Date: 4/10/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA COMMENTS ON OEHHA/DPR/DPH STUDY OF PHEROMONE USAGE IN LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH ERADICATION PROJECT
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-028
Press Release Date: 4/1/2008
Press Release Subject: LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH SCIENCE UPDATE TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP COMMENTS ON HARDER/ROSENDALE REPORT
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-027
Press Release Date: 3/28/2008
Press Release Subject: STATEMENT ISSUED BY CDFA SECRETARY A.G. KAWAMURA ON UNITED STATES, MEXICO AND CANADA LIVE CATTLE TRADE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-026
Press Release Date: 3/25/2008
Press Release Subject: CREATING A VISION FOR CALIFORNIA’S AGRICULTURAL FUTURE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-025
Press Release Date: 3/24/2008
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA CELEBRATES AG DAY 2008 – CELEBRITY CHEF, USDA SECRETARY AND LOTS OF CALIFORNIA GROWN PRODUCTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-024
Press Release Date: 3/24/2008
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINE ANNOUNCED: 10 SQUARE-MILE AREA OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ADDED TO STATE’S LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH QUARANTINE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-023
Press Release Date: 3/24/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA APPLAUDS USDA AGREEMENT WITH MEXICO ON LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-022
Press Release Date: 3/18/2008
Press Release Subject: CELEBRITY CHEF GUY FIERI ON AG DAY 2008 - “IT’S OFF THE HOOK”
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-021
Press Release Date: 3/14/2008
Press Release Subject: NEW ZEALAND LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH EXPERT DISTANCES SELF, COLLEAGUES FROM HARDER/ROSENDALE PAPER ON LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-020
Press Release Date: 3/14/2008
Press Release Subject: STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KAWAMURA ON ACTION BY THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN CATTLE TRADING DISPUTE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-019
Press Release Date: 3/11/2008
Press Release Subject: STRICTER REGULATIONS IN CANADA, MEXICO FOR GROWERS IN COUNTIES INFESTED WITH LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-018
Press Release Date: 3/4/2008
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA CELEBRATES NATIONAL WEIGHTS AND MEASURES WEEK
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-017
Press Release Date: 2/29/2008
Press Release Subject: SINGLE LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH DETECTED IN SONOMA COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-016
Press Release Date: 2/27/2008
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE CITRUS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-015
Press Release Date: 2/25/2008
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MEETING SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 27, 2008
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-013
Press Release Date: 2/22/2008
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE AVOCADO INSPECTION COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-012
Press Release Date: 2/14/2008
Press Release Subject: SCOPING MEETINGS SET FOR THE LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH PROGRAM ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-011
Press Release Date: 2/13/2008
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE’S METROLOGY LAB RECEIVES NATIONAL ACCREDITATION
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-010
Press Release Date: 2/13/2008
Press Release Subject: LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH 2008 ACTION PLAN ANNOUNCED
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-009
Press Release Date: 2/8/2008
Press Release Subject: LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH (LBAM) PROJECT UPDATE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-008
Press Release Date: 2/4/2008
Press Release Subject: EXPORT TRAINING PROGRAM FOR CALIFORNIA FARMERS AND RANCHERS ANNOUNCED
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-007
Press Release Date: 2/4/2008
Press Release Subject: STATEMENT BY CDFA SECRETARY A.G. KAWAMURA ON INHUMANE TREATMENT ALLEGATIONS AGAINST CALIFORNIA SLAUGHTERHOUSE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-006
Press Release Date: 2/1/2008
Press Release Subject: TWIST-TIE TREATMENTS SCHEDULED TO COMBAT LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH INFESTATIONS IN MARIN AND SAN MATEO COUNTIES
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-005
Press Release Date: 2/1/2008
Press Release Subject: BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS DETECTED AT FRESNO COUNTY DAIRY
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-004
Press Release Date: 1/29/2008
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS 2008 POLICY AGENDA
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-003
Press Release Date: 1/22/2008
Press Release Subject: UPDATE: LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH ERADICATION PROGRAM FOR 2008
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-002
Press Release Date: 1/16/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE SHELL EGG ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA08-001
Press Release Date: 1/16/2008
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA LEADS AGRICULTURAL TRADE DELEGATION TO CUBA
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