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Year 2011 Press Releases

Press Release Number: CDFA11-072
Press Release Date: 12/23/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE CALIFORNIA COTTON PEST CONTROL BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-071
Press Release Date: 12/23/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE CURLY TOP VIRUS CONTROL PROGRAM ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-070
Press Release Date: 12/22/2011
Press Release Subject: STATE VETERINARIAN CLEARS SANTA’S REINDEER TO ENTER CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-069
Press Release Date: 12/16/2011
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINE LIFTED ON MOST ORGANIC PASTURES RAW MILK AND DAIRY PRODUCTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-068
Press Release Date: 12/13/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE CALIFORNIA INVASIVE SPECIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-067
Press Release Date: 12/2/2011
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY DETECTED IN NORTH HOLLYWOOD/BURBANK AREA OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-066
Press Release Date: 12/1/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE SEED ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-065
Press Release Date: 12/1/2011
Press Release Subject: MEMBERS SOUGHT FOR 2012 SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT TECHNICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-064
Press Release Date: 11/15/2011
Press Release Subject: ORGANIC PASTURES RAW MILK RECALL ANNOUNCED BY CDFA
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-063
Press Release Date: 11/14/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR 2012 SPECIALTY CROP GRANTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-062
Press Release Date: 11/10/2011
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS EXTREME CLIMATE RISKS ON NOVEMBER 16 IN SACRAMENTO EVENT ASSOCIATED WITH GOVERNOR BROWN’S EXTREME EVENTS CONFERENCE IN DECEMBER
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-061
Press Release Date: 11/4/2011
Press Release Subject: 2012 SPECIALTY CROP BLOCKGRANT PROGRAM WORKSHOPS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-060
Press Release Date: 10/26/2011
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY ROSS WELCOMES USDA FUNDING FOR ORGANIC RESEARCH
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-059
Press Release Date: 10/19/2011
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY DETECTED IN ANAHEIM AREA OF ORANGE COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-058
Press Release Date: 10/19/2011
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD TO BRING TOGETHER WATER GROUPS AND ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS ON OCTOBER 26 TO DISCUSS WATER TRANSFERS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-057
Press Release Date: 10/19/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE FEED INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-056
Press Release Date: 10/17/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA PROVIDES CONGRESS WITH FARM BILL RECOMMENDATIONS EMPHASIZING JOB CREATION, NATURAL RESOURCES PROTECTION AND OTHER OPPORTUNITIES FOR ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-055
Press Release Date: 10/14/2011
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY ROSS APPLAUDS DIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PROJECTS SELECTED FOR USDA FARMERS’ MARKET PROMOTION PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-054
Press Release Date: 10/14/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES ANNUAL FERTILIZER CONFERENCE
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-053
Press Release Date: 10/12/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA SECRETARY KAREN ROSS ENCOURAGES CALIFORNIA COMPANIES TO PARTICIPATE IN AGRICULTURAL TRADE PROGRAMS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-052
Press Release Date: 10/5/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE RECEIVES MORE THAN $18 MILLION IN FEDERAL SPECIALTY CROP GRANT FUNDS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-051
Press Release Date: 9/27/2011
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD MEETING ON SEPTEMBER 28th TO FOCUS ON ENCOURAGING NEW FARMERS AND RANCHERS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-050
Press Release Date: 9/21/2011
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINE DECLARED IN STOCKTON AREA FOR ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-049
Press Release Date: 9/15/2011
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY INFESTATION IN STOCKTON AREA WILL TRIGGER QUARANTINE; ERADICATION MEASURES HAVE BEGUN
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-048
Press Release Date: 8/15/2011
Press Release Subject: INVASIVE SPECIES POLICIES AND PARTNERSHIPS TO BE DISCUSSED AT AUGUST 24 MEETING OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-047
Press Release Date: 8/15/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA SECRETARY KAREN ROSS TO HOLD CALIFORNIA FARM BILL LISTENING IN SACRAMENTO, FRESNO, SAN DIEGO AND SALINAS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-046
Press Release Date: 8/11/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA LEADS NATION IN FARMERS MARKETS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-045
Press Release Date: 8/10/2011
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY DETECTED IN WESTMINSTER AREA OF ORANGE COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-044
Press Release Date: 8/9/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON FERTILIZER RESEARCH SUBCOMMITTEE AND THE FERTILIZER INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-043
Press Release Date: 8/5/2011
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY DETECTED IN ALHAMBRA AREA OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-042
Press Release Date: 8/3/2011
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY ROSS URGES PARTICIPATION IN USDA BIOMASS PRODUCTION PROJECT
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-041
Press Release Date: 7/28/2011
Press Release Subject: Beneficial Bugs in the Delta: CDFA Begins Releasing Insects that Feed on Invasive Water Hyacinth
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-040
Press Release Date: 7/28/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON ORGANIC AND FARMERS’ MARKET ADVISORY COMMITTEES
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-039
Press Release Date: 7/20/2011
Press Release Subject: “CALIFORNIA’S GOLDEN FAIRS” EXHIBIT AT THE STATE FAIR CELEBRATES BICENTENNIAL OF AGRICULTURAL FAIRS IN NORTH AMERICA
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-038
Press Release Date: 7/18/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS FARM ANIMAL WELFARE AT JULY 27 MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-037
Press Release Date: 7/15/2011
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLIES DETECTED IN YORBA LINDA-ANAHEIM AREA OF ORANGE COUNTY AND BALDWIN PARK AREA OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-036
Press Release Date: 7/11/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE SECRETARY ENCOURAGES NOMINATIONS FOR NATIONAL FRUIT AND VEGETABLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-035
Press Release Date: 7/1/2011
Press Release Subject: TINY, STINGERLESS WASPS JOIN STATE’S INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT EFFORT TO CONTROL LIGHT BROWN APPLE MOTH INFESTATIONS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-034
Press Release Date: 6/28/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS FARM BILL PRIORITIES AT JUNE 29 MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-033
Press Release Date: 6/28/2011
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINE DECLARED IN APTOS AREA OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY FOLLOWING DETECTIONS OF EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-032
Press Release Date: 6/24/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON CITRUS, STANDARDIZATION AND SHIPPING POINT INSPECTION ADVISORY COMMITTEES
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-031
Press Release Date: 6/23/2011
Press Release Subject: NOTICE OF PREPARATION ANNOUNCED, SCOPING SESSIONS SCHEDULED FOR CDFA STATEWIDE PLANT PEST PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAM EIR
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-030
Press Release Date: 6/20/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DECLARES CONTAINMENT OF EQUINE HERPES VIRUS (EHV-1) OUTBREAK
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-029
Press Release Date: 6/16/2011
Press Release Subject: USDA ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING FOR PROJECTS TO EDUCATE U.S. FARMERS AND RANCHERS ABOUT RISK MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-028
Press Release Date: 6/9/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA SECRETARY KAREN ROSS APPLAUDS FEDERAL FUNDING OF PROJECTS TO ADVANCE PEST AND DISEASE MANAGEMENT
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-027
Press Release Date: 6/3/2011
Press Release Subject: MELON FRUIT FLY ERADICATED FROM THE ARVIN/METTLER AREA OF KERN COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-026
Press Release Date: 6/3/2011
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY ERADICATED FROM THE PASADENA AREA OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-025
Press Release Date: 6/1/2011
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINE DECLARED IN NEVADA COUNTY FOLLOWING DETECTIONS OF EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-024
Press Release Date: 5/25/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON SHELL EGG ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-023
Press Release Date: 5/25/2011
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY ROSS TO WORK WITH NETWORK OF CALIFORNIA FAIRS TO DEVELOP PLAN FOR FUTURE OPERATIONS
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-022
Press Release Date: 5/20/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS DELTA PLAN AND PPIC REPORT ON STATEWIDE WATER MANAGEMENT AT MAY 25 MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-021
Press Release Date: 5/17/2011
Press Release Subject: MULTIPLE HORSES WITH EQUINE HERPES VIRUS IN CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-020
Press Release Date: 5/12/2011
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY ROSS WELCOMES UNDERSECRETARY SANDRA SCHUBERT, DEPUTY SECRETARY JAMES HOUSTON TO CDFA
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-019
Press Release Date: 4/28/2011
Press Release Subject: LISTENING SESSION SET FOR CALIFORNIA INVASIVE SPECIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE’S DRAFT STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-018
Press Release Date: 4/27/2011
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY ROSS STATEMENT ON PROPOSED NATIONAL LEAFY GREENS MARKETING AGREEMENT
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-017
Press Release Date: 4/26/2011
Press Release Subject: BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS DETECTED AT SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY DAIRY
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-016
Press Release Date: 4/22/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS FOOD ACCESS AT APRIL 27 MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-015
Press Release Date: 4/15/2011
Press Release Subject: SPRING BRINGS RESUMPTION OF EFFORTS TO ERADICATE EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-014
Press Release Date: 4/5/2011
Press Release Subject: GAS PRICES: CDFA MAKING SURE YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-013
Press Release Date: 3/28/2011
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY ROSS APPLAUDS USDA EXPANDED ACCESS TO FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FOR SCHOOLS ACROSS THE NATION
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-012
Press Release Date: 3/28/2011
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS AB 32 IMPLEMENTATION AND STATEWIDE WATER POLICY AT MARCH 30 MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-011
Press Release Date: 3/21/2011
Press Release Subject: REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR VOTE ON PROPOSED CALIFORNIA APIARY RESEARCH COMMISSION
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-010
Press Release Date: 3/21/2011
Press Release Subject: SACRAMENTO CHEFS, SNIFF DOGS, RODEO QUEENS, FARM ANIMALS TO GATHER FOR CALIFORNIA AG DAY AT THE CAPITOL
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-009
Press Release Date: 3/14/2011
Press Release Subject: REAPPEARANCE OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN CALIFORNIA POSES RISK TO HORSES
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-008
Press Release Date: 3/2/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE FERTILIZER INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-007
Press Release Date: 3/2/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE AVOCADO INSPECTION COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-006
Press Release Date: 3/1/2011
Press Release Subject: NATIONAL WEIGHTS AND MEASURES WEEK IS MARCH 1-7
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-005
Press Release Date: 2/10/2011
Press Release Subject: GOVERNOR BROWN APPOINTS CRAIG MCNAMARA AS PRESIDENT OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-004
Press Release Date: 2/4/2011
Press Release Subject: LIFTING OF EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH (EGVM) QUARANTINE IN LAKE COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-003
Press Release Date: 1/24/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA BUDGET AND DELTA WATERMASTER REPORT TO BE THE FOCUS OF CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-002
Press Release Date: 1/21/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE CALIFORNIA ORGANIC PRODUCTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA11-001
Press Release Date: 1/11/2011
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE STANDARDIZATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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