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Year 2014 Press Releases

Press Release Number: CDFA14-068
Press Release Date: 12/31/2014
Press Release Subject: MEDFLY INFESTATION TRIGGERS QUARANTINE IN RIVERSIDE COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-067
Press Release Date: 12/30/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA ACCEPTING CONCEPT PROPOSALS FOR 2015 FERTILIZER RESEARCH AND EDUCATION GRANTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-066
Press Release Date: 12/24/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA RELEASES FINAL STATEWIDE PLANT PEST PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAM EIR
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-065
Press Release Date: 12/23/2014
Press Release Subject: STATE VETERINARIAN CLEARS SANTA’S REINDEER TO ENTER CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-064
Press Release Date: 12/22/2014
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY QUARANTINE IN PORTION OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-063
Press Release Date: 12/1/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA SECRETARY KAREN ROSS TO VISIT SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF SANTA CLARA AND SAN MATEO COUNTIES TO CELEBRATE FARM TO FOOD BANK MONTH ON DECEMBER 3RD
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-062
Press Release Date: 11/14/2014
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE NURSERY ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-062
Press Release Date: 11/14/2014
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE NURSERY ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-061
Press Release Date: 11/13/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE FEED INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-060
Press Release Date: 11/6/2014
Press Release Subject: TECHNICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS WANTED FOR 2015 SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-059
Press Release Date: 11/3/2014
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR 2015 SPECIALTY CROP GRANTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-058
Press Release Date: 10/28/2014
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE BRINGS TOGETHER STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS DROUGHT AND GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT FOR 2015
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-057
Press Release Date: 10/28/2014
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID QUARANTINE IN SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-056
Press Release Date: 10/27/2014
Press Release Subject: PUBLIC MEETINGS SCHEDULED TO DISCUSS CDFA'S DAIRY DIGESTER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-055
Press Release Date: 10/23/2014
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID QUARANTINE IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-054
Press Release Date: 10/21/2014
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID QUARANTINE EXPANSION IN KERN COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-053
Press Release Date: 10/20/2014
Press Release Subject: SCHEDULE SET FOR 2015 SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM WORKSHOPS
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-052
Press Release Date: 10/20/2014
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: CDFA14-051
Press Release Date: 10/20/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA AWARDS $3.6 MILLION TO ASSIST FARMERS WITH DROUGHT THROUGH THE STATE WATER EFFICIENCY AND ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-050
Press Release Date: 10/17/2014
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA TO HOST LISTENING SESSION ON THE FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT (FSMA)
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-049
Press Release Date: 10/9/2014
Press Release Subject: ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCIES ON THE RENDERING INDUSTRY ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-048
Press Release Date: 10/6/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY FOR “CALAGPLATE” GRANT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-047
Press Release Date: 10/2/2014
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE LEADS THE NATION IN FUNDING FOR SPECIALTY CROPS
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-046
Press Release Date: 10/1/2014
Press Release Subject: SOIL HEALTH TAKES MAIN STAGE AT CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MEETING ON OCTOBER 7, 2014
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-045
Press Release Date: 9/29/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON CITRUS PEST AND DISEASE PREVENTION COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-044
Press Release Date: 9/29/2014
Press Release Subject: ALL OF TULARE COUNTY ADDED TO ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID QUARANTINE
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-043
Press Release Date: 9/25/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA TO INITIATE SECOND ROUND OF FUNDING FOR THE STATE WATER EFFICIENCY AND ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (SWEEP)
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-042
Press Release Date: 9/18/2014
Press Release Subject: OLIVE OIL QUALITY STANDARDS TO BE INTRODUCED IN CALIFORNIA
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-041
Press Release Date: 9/18/2014
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA’S FERTILIZER RESEARCH CONFERENCE COMES TO MODESTO OCTOBER 29-30, 2014
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-040
Press Release Date: 9/18/2014
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID QUARANTINE EXPANSION IN KERN COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-039
Press Release Date: 9/3/2014
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE BEET CURLY TOP VIRUS CONTROL PROGRAM ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-038
Press Release Date: 8/29/2014
Press Release Subject: EUROPEAN GRAPEVINE MOTH QUARANTINE LIFTED IN SOLANO COUNTY AND PORTIONS OF NAPA AND SONOMA COUNTIES
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-037
Press Release Date: 8/27/2014
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID QUARANTINE EXPANSION IN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-036
Press Release Date: 8/27/2014
Press Release Subject: STATEMENTS FROM CDFA SECRETARY KAREN ROSS, ASSEMBLY MEMBER SUSAN TALAMANTES EGGMAN AND STATE SENATOR CATHLEEN GALGIANI ON DAIRY PRICING LEGISLATION
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-035
Press Release Date: 8/26/2014
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS CLIMATE CHANGE AND CDFA’s SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-034
Press Release Date: 8/25/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA RELEASES DRAFT STATEWIDE PLANT PEST PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAM EIR, ANNOUNCES PUBLIC MEETINGS
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-033
Press Release Date: 8/20/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON SHELL EGG ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-032
Press Release Date: 8/14/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE FERTILIZER INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-031
Press Release Date: 7/25/2014
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO VISIT COMPTON TO DISCUSS FOOD ACCESS ISSUES
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-030
Press Release Date: 7/24/2014
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE SEED ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-029
Press Release Date: 7/22/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA Announces Vacancies on the Shell Egg Advisory Committee
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-028
Press Release Date: 7/14/2014
Press Release Subject: DEADLINE EXTENDED BY TWO WEEKS FOR STATE WATER EFFICIENCY AND ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-027
Press Release Date: 7/11/2014
Press Release Subject: SECRETARIES ROSS, LAIRD ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT ON CRAE’S “CALL TO ACTION TO PRESERVE CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURAL LAND”
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-026
Press Release Date: 6/30/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE CATTLE HEALTH ADVISORY TASK FORCE
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-025
Press Release Date: 6/25/2014
Press Release Subject: UC PRESIDENT JANET NAPOLITANO AND AIR RESOURCES BOARD CHAIRMAN MARY NICHOLS TO SPEAK AT JULY 1ST STATE BOARD MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-024
Press Release Date: 6/19/2014
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID QUARANTINE EXPANSION IN TULARE COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-023
Press Release Date: 6/16/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES AVAILABLE FUNDING FOR STATE WATER EFFICIENCY AND ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-022
Press Release Date: 6/10/2014
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID QUARANTINE EXPANSION IN TULARE COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-021
Press Release Date: 6/4/2014
Press Release Subject: KEY AGRICULTURE COMPONENT ADDED TO GOVERNOR’S ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP AWARDS
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-020
Press Release Date: 5/23/2014
Press Release Subject: GROUNDWATER DISCUSSIONS TO BE THE FOCUS OF UPCOMING STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MEETING ON JUNE 3 IN SACRAMENTO
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-019
Press Release Date: 5/1/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE FERTILIZER RESEARCH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM’S TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-018
Press Release Date: 4/28/2014
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS AGRICULTURAL CAREERS, INNOVATION AND INDUSTRY ADVANCEMENTS AT THE WORLD FOOD CENTER
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-017
Press Release Date: 4/22/2014
Press Release Subject: ADDITIONAL PUBLIC MEETING SCHEDULED TO DISCUSS CDFA’S NEW WATER EFFICIENCY AND ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-016
Press Release Date: 4/17/2014
Press Release Subject: LEADING THE WAY ON SPECIALTY CROPS: CALIFORNIA GARNERS MORE THAN $19 MILLION FROM FEDERAL BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-015
Press Release Date: 4/8/2014
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID QUARANTINE IN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-014
Press Release Date: 4/1/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON LIVESTOCK IDENTIFICATION BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-013
Press Release Date: 3/27/2014
Press Release Subject: PUBLIC MEETINGS SCHEDULED TO DISCUSS CDFA'S NEW WATER EFFICIENCY AND ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-012
Press Release Date: 3/26/2014
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO HEAR AN UPDATE ON POLLINATOR ISSUES RELATED TO FARMING AND THE ENVIRONMENT
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-011
Press Release Date: 3/24/2014
Press Release Subject: MEDFLY INFESTATION TRIGGERS QUARANTINE IN CENTRAL LOS ANGELES AREA
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-010
Press Release Date: 3/17/2014
Press Release Subject: ROBOTIC MILKING COW, FISH IN AQUACULTURE AMONG DISPLAYS AT CALIFORNIA AG DAY AT THE STATE CAPITOL ON MARCH 19
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-009
Press Release Date: 3/11/2014
Press Release Subject: DROUGHT ASSISTANCE OPEN HOUSE FOR FARMERS, RANCHERS AND FARMWORKERS SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 17 IN CLOVERDALE
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-008
Press Release Date: 2/26/2014
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD TO MEET WITH GOVERNOR’S DROUGHT TASK FORCE AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS CONCERNING WATER CONDITIONS
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-007
Press Release Date: 2/12/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA AND USDA HOST INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS ON DROUGHT RESOURCES FOR FARMERS, RANCHERS AND FARMWORKERS
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-006
Press Release Date: 2/7/2014
Press Release Subject: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID QUARANTINE EXPANDS IN TULARE COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-005
Press Release Date: 2/4/2014
Press Release Subject: STATEMENT FROM CDFA SECRETARY KAREN ROSS ON PASSAGE OF THE FARM BILL
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-004
Press Release Date: 2/4/2014
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY ROSS ISSUES STATEMENT ON $20 MILLION IN FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOR CALIFORNIA PRODUCERS AFFECTED BY DROUGHT
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-003
Press Release Date: 2/3/2014
Press Release Subject: SECRETARY ROSS TO JOIN USDA SECRETARY TOM VILSACK AND CONGRESSMAN JIM COSTA TO DISCUSS ASSISTANCE FOR CALIFORNIA PRODUCERS AFFECTED BY DROUGHT
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-002
Press Release Date: 2/3/2014
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE FEED INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA14-001
Press Release Date: 1/31/2014
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS FARM BILL AND IMMIGRATION ISSUES AT FEBRUARY 4TH MEETING
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