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Year 2009 Press Releases

Press Release Number: CDFA09-101
Press Release Date: 12/24/2009
Press Release Subject: STATE VETERINARIAN CLEARS SANTA’S REINDEER TO ENTER CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-100
Press Release Date: 12/16/2009
Press Release Subject: STATE APPROVES TEMPORARY INCREASE FOR STRUGGLING DAIRY FARMERS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-099
Press Release Date: 12/9/2009
Press Release Subject: CDFA WEB SITE IS TOPS IN CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-098
Press Release Date: 12/3/2009
Press Release Subject: DON’T GET TAKEN TO THE WOOD SHED
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-097
Press Release Date: 12/2/2009
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKET ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-096
Press Release Date: 12/2/2009
Press Release Subject: HOLIDAY CONSUMER ADVISORY: ALWAYS CHECK RECEIPTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-095
Press Release Date: 11/24/2009
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINE EXPANDS FOR ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-094
Press Release Date: 11/24/2009
Press Release Subject: CONSUMER ALERT FOR DEL NORTE COUNTY: SOME CHRISTMAS TREES FROM CURRY COUNTY, OREGON MAY NOT BE ALLOWED IN CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-093
Press Release Date: 11/18/2009
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINES ESTABLISHED IN NORTHERN SAN DIEGO COUNTY FOR MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY AND ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-092
Press Release Date: 11/17/2009
Press Release Subject: USDA ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONAL FUNDING TO SUPPORT EXPORTS OF CALIFORNIA GROWN PRODUCTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-091
Press Release Date: 11/12/2009
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD TO FOCUS ON AG VISION AT NOVEMBER 18, 2009 MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-090
Press Release Date: 11/6/2009
Press Release Subject: California Does Not Have HLB Citrus Disease
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-089
Press Release Date: 11/6/2009
Press Release Subject: No se ha encontrado en California el HLB, enfermedad que ataca a los cítricos
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-088
Press Release Date: 11/3/2009
Press Release Subject: MEDFLY INFESTATION DETECTED IN FALLBROOK
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-087
Press Release Date: 10/30/2009
Press Release Subject: STATEMENT FROM CDFA SECRETARY A.G. KAWAMURA, RECOGNIZING JOHN CONNELL ON HIS RETIREMENT FROM STATE SERVICE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-086
Press Release Date: 10/29/2009
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON FEED AND FERTILIZER ADVISORY BOARDS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-085
Press Release Date: 10/26/2009
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO FOCUS ON DAIRY SECTOR AT UPCOMING MEETING IN SACRAMENTO
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-084
Press Release Date: 10/19/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA RECEIVES $16.3 MILLION IN SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-083
Press Release Date: 10/7/2009
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE CALLS SPECIAL WATER MEETING; AGENDA CALLS FOR ACTIONABLE SOLUTIONS ON STATEWIDE DROUGHT
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-082
Press Release Date: 9/30/2009
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA APPOINTS KRISTIN MACEY AS COUNTY/STATE LIAISON
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-081
Press Release Date: 9/29/2009
Press Release Subject: STATEMENT FROM SECRETARY KAWAMURA ON USDA HEAT WAVE DISASTER DESIGNATION
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-080
Press Release Date: 9/28/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE CITRUS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-079
Press Release Date: 9/29/2009
Press Release Subject: MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY QUARANTINE ESTABLISHED IN ESCONDIDO
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-078
Press Release Date: 9/22/2009
Press Release Subject: STATEMENT FROM SECRETARY KAWAMURA ON USDA DISASTER DESIGNATION
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-077
Press Release Date: 9/16/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA FAIRGROUNDS PROVIDE KEY SUPPORT FOR WILDFIRE RESPONSE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-076
Press Release Date: 9/15/2009
Press Release Subject: MEDFLY INFESTATION DETECTED IN ESCONDIDO
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-075
Press Release Date: 9/14/2009
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA URGES FARMERS TO PARTICIPATE IN USDA BIOMASS PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-074
Press Release Date: 9/9/2009
Press Release Subject: "FRESH APPROACHES TO FERTILIZING TECHNIQUES" REFLECTS THEME OF NOVEMBER CONFERENCE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-073
Press Release Date: 9/9/2009
Press Release Subject: 60 DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD CONTINUES ON MOTH EIR
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-072
Press Release Date: 9/3/2009
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID TREATMENT SCHEDULED FOR LOS ANGELES
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-071
Press Release Date: 9/2/2009
Press Release Subject: LOS ANGELES COUNTY PLACED UNDER QUARANTINE FOR ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-070
Press Release Date: 9/1/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE SECRETARY CONGRATULATES SACRAMENTO “SNIFF DOG” TASSIE AND HER HANDLER
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-069
Press Release Date: 9/1/2009
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID TREATMENT SCHEDULED FOR SANTA ANA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-068
Press Release Date: 8/28/2009
Press Release Subject: ORANGE COUNTY PLACED UNDER QUARANTINE FOR ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-067
Press Release Date: 8/28/2009
Press Release Subject: SNIFF DOG FINDS ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLIDS AT SACRAMENTO PACKAGE FACILITY
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-066
Press Release Date: 8/26/2009
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID DETECTED IN LOS ANGELES
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-065
Press Release Date: 8/25/2009
Press Release Subject: COMMENT PERIOD CONTINUES FOR LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH PROJECT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-064
Press Release Date: 8/25/2009
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLIDS DETECTED IN ORANGE COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-063
Press Release Date: 8/25/2009
Press Release Subject: MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY ERADICATED FROM SPRING VALLEY AREA OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-062
Press Release Date: 8/20/2009
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY DETECTED IN ELK GROVE AREA OF SACRAMENTO COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-061
Press Release Date: 8/19/2009
Press Release Subject: NEW DETECTIONS OF LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH EXPAND QUARANTINE AREA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-060
Press Release Date: 8/18/2009
Press Release Subject: USDA IMPLEMENTS FARM STORAGE FACILITY LOAN PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-059
Press Release Date: 8/18/2009
Press Release Subject: GUAVA FRUIT FLY TREATMENT BEGINS IN CALABASAS/AGOURA HILLS AREA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-058
Press Release Date: 8/10/2009
Press Release Subject: SURVEY FOR ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLIDS IN FRESNO TOMORROW
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-057
Press Release Date: 8/5/2009
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINES IN PLACE IN LA VERNE AREA FOR WHITE-STRIPED FRUIT FLY AND ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-056
Press Release Date: 7/31/2009
Press Release Subject: COMMENT PERIOD OPENS FOR THE LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH PROGRAM DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-055
Press Release Date: July 31, 2009
Press Release Subject: WHITE STRIPED FRUIT FLY INFESTATION DETECTED IN LA VERNE AREA OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-054
Press Release Date: July 31, 2009
Press Release Subject: NEW DETECTIONS LEAD TO EXPANDED QUARANTINE FOR LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-053
Press Release Date: 7/29/2009
Press Release Subject: CDFA AND SAN FRANCISCO DISTRICT ATTORNEY ANNOUNCE SETTLEMENT ON ILLEGAL PLANT IMPORTATION
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-052
Press Release Date: 7/22/2009
Press Release Subject: Light Brown Apple Moth Declared Eradicated from Santa Barbara County
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-051
Press Release Date: 7/21/2009
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY INFESTATION DETECTED IN LA VERNE AREA OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-050
Press Release Date: 7/20/2009
Press Release Subject: INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL OF CALIFORNIA APPOINTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-049
Press Release Date: 7/16/2009
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD TO REVIEW CDFA FISCAL AND PROGRAM POLICIES AT MONTHLY MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-048
Press Release Date: July 14, 2009
Press Release Subject: GUAVA FRUIT FLY ERADICATION BEGINS IN GARDEN GROVE / ORANGE / SANTA ANA AREA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-047
Press Release Date: 7/13/2009
Press Release Subject: MEXICAN FRUIT FLY ERADICATED FROM CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-046
Press Release Date: 7-8-09
Press Release Subject: USDA SELECTS PROJECTS FOR FUNDING THROUGH COOPERATIVE CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-045
Press Release Date: 7/7/2009
Press Release Subject: FEDERAL FUNDING AVAILABLE TO ASSIST SMALL BUSINESS FOOD EXPORTERS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-044
Press Release Date: 7/2/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE FERTILIZER INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-043
Press Release Date: 7/1/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE ORGANIC PRODUCTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-042
Press Release Date: 7-1-09
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY ERADICATED FROM CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-041
Press Release Date: 6-30-09
Press Release Subject: USDA AWARDS NEARLY $200,000 IN GRANTS TO CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-040
Press Release Date: 6/17/2009
Press Release Subject: DROUGHT IMPACTS TO BE DISCUSSED IN MENDOTA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-039
Press Release Date: 6/8/2009
Press Release Subject: BOMBINO EXPRESS FORCED TO STOP ILLEGALLY IMPORTING PRODUCE THAT MAY BE INFESTED WITH CROP-DAMAGING PESTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-038
Press Release Date: June 3, 2009
Press Release Subject: MEDFLY QUARANTINE SET IN MIRA MESA
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-037
Press Release Date: 6/3/2009
Press Release Subject: LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH QUARANTINE SET IN DAVIS, YOLO COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-036
Press Release Date: 5/18/2009
Press Release Subject: DAVOOD GHODS RECEIVES STATEWIDE AWARD FOR ‘VISIONARY’ WORK IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-035
Press Release Date: 5/18/2009
Press Release Subject: AGENCIES ASK BOATERS TO ‘CLEAN, DRAIN AND DRY’ FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-034
Press Release Date: 5/13/2009
Press Release Subject: CDFA DEPUTY SECRETARY OF LEGISLATION AND POLICY RAYNE PEGG APPOINTED ADMINISTRATOR OF USDA’S AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-033
Press Release Date: 5/12/2009
Press Release Subject: USDA ANNOUNCES $50 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR ORGANIC PRODUCTION
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-032
Press Release Date: 5/11/2009
Press Release Subject: FIRE UPDATE: EARL WARREN SHOWGROUNDS SERVING AS BASE FOR FIREFIGHTERS AND SHELTER FOR EVACUATED ANIMALS, FROM HORSES AND GOATS TO POSSUMS AND PARAKEETS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-031
Press Release Date: 5/7/2009
Press Release Subject: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 15 FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE CALIFORNIA INVASIVE SPECIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-030
Press Release Date: 5/4/2009
Press Release Subject: USDA OFFERS $10.9 MILLION TO HELP REDUCE AIR QUALITY EMISSIONS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-029
Press Release Date: 5/1/2009
Press Release Subject: NOMINEES SOUGHT FOR STANDARDIZATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-028
Press Release Date: 4/28/2009
Press Release Subject: CDFA WORKING WITH STATE & FEDERAL AGENCIES ON SWINE FLU
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-027
Press Release Date: 4/27/2009
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS DROUGHT IMPACTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-026
Press Release Date: 4/22/2009
Press Release Subject: FARMERS, RANCHERS ELIGIBLE FOR WILDLIFE HABITAT INCENTIVES
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-025
Press Release Date: 4/22/2009
Press Release Subject: SENIOR FARMERS’ MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM BEGINS IN MAY
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-024
Press Release Date: 4/14/2009
Press Release Subject: STATE ENCOURAGES FARMERS AND RANCHERS TO PARTICIPATE IN FEDERAL DROUGHT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-023
Press Release Date: 4/13/2009
Press Release Subject: NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR THE CALIFORNIA INVASIVE SPECIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-022
Press Release Date: 4/9/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE SHIPPING POINT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-021
Press Release Date: 4/8/2009
Press Release Subject: CDFA PARTNERS WITH CENTER FOR PRODUCE SAFETY TO INVEST IN FOOD SAFETY PROJECTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-020
Press Release Date: 4/6/2009
Press Release Subject: CDFA SECRETARY KAWAMURA REMINDS FARMERS OF EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR FEDERAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-019
Press Release Date: 4/3/2009
Press Release Subject: CDFA NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR $15 MILLION IN GRANTS TO ENHANCE THE COMPETITIVENESS OF SPECIALTY CROPS
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-018
Press Release Date: 3/25/2009
Press Release Subject: GOVERNOR SCHWARZENEGGER HONORED WITH “GOLDEN CHECKMARK” AWARD FOR FOOD SAFETY
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-017
Press Release Date: 3/19/2009
Press Release Subject: PEOPLE-POWERED SMOOTHIES, SNIFF DOGS AT AG DAY 2009
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-016
Press Release Date: 3/16/2009
Press Release Subject: DETECTIONS EXPAND QUARANTINE FOR LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-015
Press Release Date: 3/13/2009
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE FERTILIZER RESEARCH AND EDUCATION TECHNICAL ADVISORY SUBCOMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-014
Press Release Date: 3/5/2009
Press Release Subject: EXPORT TRAINING PROGRAM FOR CALIFORNIA FARMERS, RANCHERS AND FOOD PROCESSORS ANNOUNCED
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-013
Press Release Date: 3/5/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE AVOCADO INSPECTION COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-012
Press Release Date: 3/4/2009
Press Release Subject: NOMINEES SOUGHT FOR CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKET ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-011
Press Release Date: 3/4/2009
Press Release Subject: NATIONAL WEIGHTS AND MEASURES WEEK
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-010
Press Release Date: 2/24/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA MARE TESTS POSITIVE FOR CONTAGIOUS EQUINE METRITIS (CEM)
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-009
Press Release Date: 2/19/2009
Press Release Subject: DROUGHT TOPS AGENDA FOR STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-008
Press Release Date: 2/11/2009
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ESTABLISHES SPECIALTY CROP ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-007
Press Release Date: 2/10/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL ANNOUNCED AT WORLD AG EXPO
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-006
Press Release Date: 1/16/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA AMONG 39 STATES TESTINGS HORSES FOR A CONTAGIOUS REPRODUCTIVE DISEASE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-005
Press Release Date: 1/16/2009
Press Release Subject: DROUGHT AND WATER DELIVERY LIMITATIONS FOCUS OF STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-004
Press Release Date: 1/16/2009
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY KAWAMURA ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF THE EQUINE ADVISORY TASK FORCE
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-003
Press Release Date: 1/16/2009
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE SEED ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-002
Press Release Date: 1/8/2009
Press Release Subject: CDFA Issues Statement On Avocado Commission Audit
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Press Release Number: CDFA09-001
Press Release Date: 1/5/2009
Press Release Subject: NEW ABC TV SHOW HIGHLIGHTS INVASIVE PESTS
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