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Year 2017 Press Releases

Press Release Number: CDFA17-082
Press Release Date: 12/19/2017
Press Release Subject: MEDFLY QUARANTINE IN PORTION OF SAN MATEO COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-081
Press Release Date: 12/18/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA NOW ACCEPTING TEMPORARY CANNABIS LICENSING APPLICATIONS
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-080
Press Release Date: 12/15/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR DAIRY DIGESTER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-079
Press Release Date: 12/15/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ACCEPTING CONCEPT PROPOSALS FOR 2018 FERTILIZER RESEARCH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM GRANTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-078
Press Release Date: 12/5/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA HEALTHY SOILS PROGRAM AWARDS $5.23 MILLION IN GRANTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-077
Press Release Date: 12/1/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE CERTIFIED FARMERS’ MARKET ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-076
Press Release Date: 12/1/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA AWARDS NEARLY $800,000 TO IMPROVE AGRICULTURAL FERTILIZER MANAGEMENT AND WATER QUALITY
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-075
Press Release Date: 11/30/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE SHELL EGG ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-074
Press Release Date: 11/30/2017
Press Release Subject: FIRST ANNUAL CALIFORNIA SOILS WEEK TO HIGHLIGHT CONNECTION BETWEEN HEALTHY SOILS AND HEALTHY LIVES
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-073
Press Release Date: 11/17/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA SCHEDULES TRAINING WORKSHOPS FOR CANNABIS CULTIVATORS SEEKING INFORMATION ON APPLICATIONS FOR LICENSING
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-072
Press Release Date: 11/13/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA RELEASES FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR CALCANNABIS CULTIVATION LICENSING PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-071
Press Release Date: 11/6/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE NOW ACCEPTING NEW PROPOSALS ON MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR HEALTHY SOILS PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-070
Press Release Date: 11/2/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS WILDFIRE DISASTER ASSISTANCE AND WATERFIX AT NOVEMBER 7TH MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-069
Press Release Date: 10/31/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE CITRUS PEST AND DISEASE PREVENTION COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-068
Press Release Date: 10/25/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE AWARDS $35.2 MILLION FOR DAIRY DIGESTER PROJECTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-067
Press Release Date: 10/20/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE RENDERING INDUSTRY ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-066
Press Release Date: 10/19/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA AND DWR AWARD $4.6 MILLION TO IMPROVE WATER EFFICIENCY
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-065
Press Release Date: 10/11/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA EXTENDS PROPOSAL DEADLINE FOR 2018 SPECIALTY CROP GRANTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-064
Press Release Date: 10/5/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE LEADS NATION IN SPECIALTY CROP FUNDING
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-063
Press Release Date: 10/4/2017
Press Release Subject: MEDFLY INFESTATION TRIGGERS QUARANTINE IN PORTION OF SOLANO COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-062
Press Release Date: 10/2/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE SEEKS BIDS FOR GROWER FOOD SAFETY TRAINING
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-061
Press Release Date: 9/28/2017
Press Release Subject: STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS DACA'S IMPACT ON FARMWORKER COMMUNITY AT OCTOBER 3 MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-060
Press Release Date: 9/27/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA'S FREP/WPHA CONFERENCE COMES TO MODESTO ON NOVEMBER 1-2, 2017
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-059
Press Release Date: 9/27/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE 2017 ALTERNATIVE MANURE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-058
Press Release Date: 9/21/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA RECEIVES $500,000 TO BOOST SMALL BUSINESS EXPORTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-057
Press Release Date: 9/19/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR THE 2017 “CALAGPLATE” GRANT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-056
Press Release Date: 9/13/2017
Press Release Subject: TECHNICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS WANTED FOR 2018 SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-055
Press Release Date: 9/13/2017
Press Release Subject: MEDFLY INFESTATION TRIGGERS QUARANTINE IN PORTION OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-054
Press Release Date: 9/12/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR 2018 SPECIALTY CROP GRANTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-053
Press Release Date: 9/1/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE CITRUS PEST AND DISEASE PREVENTION COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-052
Press Release Date: 8/30/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS FARMLAND CONSERVATION AT SEPTEMBER 5th MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-051
Press Release Date: 8/28/2017
Press Release Subject: QUARANTINE FOR CITRUS DISEASE HUANGLONGBING EXTENDS TO PORTIONS OF RIVERSIDE AND SAN BERNARDINO COUNTIES
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-050
Press Release Date: 8/21/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR THE 2017 ALTERNATIVE MANURE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-049
Press Release Date: 8/21/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA REOPENS APPLICATION SUBMISSION PERIOD FOR GRANTS TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE ALTERNATIVE MANURE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (AMMP)
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-048
Press Release Date: 8/18/2017
Press Release Subject: ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY QUARANTINE DECLARED IN A PORTION OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-047
Press Release Date: 8/16/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PHASE 2 OF THE CALIFORNIA NUTRITION INCENTIVE GRANT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-046
Press Release Date: 8/15/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA UTILIZES CALIFORNIA CLIMATE INVESTMENT FUNDS TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS ON CALIFORNIA DAIRIES
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-045
Press Release Date: 8/14/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA CERTIFIES THAT LYFT, UBER MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS ACCURATELY ESTABLISH CONSUMER FARES
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-044
Press Release Date: 8/8/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR HEALTHY SOILS PROGRAM IN 2017
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-043
Press Release Date: 8/8/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA RECEIVES $3.9 MILLION TO HELP LOW-INCOME FAMILIES BUY FRUITS, VEGETABLES
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-042
Press Release Date: 8/7/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR DAIRY AND LIVESTOCK OPERATORS PARTICIPATING IN THE ALTERNATIVE MANURE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (AMMP)
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-041
Press Release Date: 7/26/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE SHELL EGG ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-040
Press Release Date: 7/24/2017
Press Release Subject: CITRUS GROWERS REAFFIRM SUPPORT FOR STATE’S CITRUS PEST & DISEASE PREVENTION PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-039
Press Release Date: 7/20/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON CAP-AND-TRADE-FUNDED ALTERNATIVE MANURE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-038
Press Release Date: 7/12/2017
Press Release Subject: ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY ON THE CALIFORNIA ANIMAL HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY LABORATORY ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-037
Press Release Date: 7/11/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE FERTILIZER INSPECTION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-036
Press Release Date: 7/10/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA’s Office of Farm to Fork the New Lead of the California Farm to School Network
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-035
Press Release Date: 7/10/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR 2017 SPECIALTY CROP MULTI-STATE PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-034
Press Release Date: 7/7/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS TO PROVIDE WORKSHOPS AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR FARMERS PARTICIPATING IN THE CAP-AND-TRADE-FUNDED HEALTHY SOILS INCENTIVES PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-033
Press Release Date: 7/6/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO HEAR UPDATES ON REGIONAL COLLABORATION INITIATIVES, CALIFORNIA FAIRS AND THE CALCANNABIS PROGRAM ON JULY 11
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-032
Press Release Date: 7/3/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES $5.1 MILLION IN CAP-AND-TRADE FUNDED GRANTS FOR 2017 STATE WATER EFFICIENCY AND ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (SWEEP)
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-031
Press Release Date: 6/28/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON $6.75 MILLON CAP-AND-TRADE-FUNDED HEALTHY SOILS PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-030
Press Release Date: 6/27/2017
Press Release Subject: “DON'T PACK A PEST” TRAVELER EDUCATION OUTREACH PROGRAM EXPANDS TO CALIFORNIA AT SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-029
Press Release Date: 6/15/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT PERIOD FOR THE DRAFT PROGRAM ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (PEIR) FOR CANNABIS CULTIVATION
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-028
Press Release Date: 6/9/2017
Press Release Subject: MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY ERADICATED FROM LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-027
Press Release Date: 6/6/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE NURSERY ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-026
Press Release Date: 5/31/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE CITRUS PEST AND DISEASE PREVENTION COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-025
Press Release Date: 5/25/2017
Press Release Subject: CITRUS DISEASE HUANGLONGBING DETECTION AND QUARANTINE IN ORANGE COUNTY
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-024
Press Release Date: 5/22/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE CATTLE HEALTH ADVISORY TASK FORCE
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-023
Press Release Date: 5/11/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE LIVESTOCK IDENTIFICATION ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-022
Press Release Date: 5/8/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCIES ON THE FERTILIZER RESEARCH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM’S TECHNICAL ADVISORY SUBCOMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-021
Press Release Date: 5/3/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR DAIRY DIGESTER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-020
Press Release Date: 5/2/2017
Press Release Subject: SETTLEMENT REACHED BETWEEN CDFA AND ANIMAL FEED MANUFACTURER
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-019
Press Release Date: 4/28/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA RELEASES DRAFT REGULATIONS ON CALIFORNIA’S MEDICAL CANNABIS CULTIVATION PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-018
Press Release Date: 4/26/2017
Press Release Subject: CA GROWN AND ‘CALIFORNIA THURSDAYS’ ON THE AGENDA FOR UPCOMING STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE MEETING ON MAY 2
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-017
Press Release Date: 4/10/2017
Press Release Subject: PUBLIC LISTENING SESSIONS SCHEDULED TO DISCUSS CDFA'S ALTERNATIVE MANURE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-016
Press Release Date: 3/29/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS FARM LABOR, RURAL JOB DEVELOPMENT AND WORKFORCE TRAINING NEEDS AT APRIL 4TH MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-015
Press Release Date: 3/20/2017
Press Release Subject: AG EDUCATION, HEALTHY EATING, AND CA GROWN PRODUCTS TO BE FEATURED AT CALIFORNIA AG DAY AT THE STATE CAPITOL ON MARCH 22
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-014
Press Release Date: 3/8/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON CITRUS PEST AND DISEASE PREVENTION COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-013
Press Release Date: 3/7/2017
Press Release Subject: VACANCIES ANNOUNCED ON INDUSTRIAL HEMP ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-012
Press Release Date: 3/2/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE TO DISCUSS ISSUES RELATED TO SAFE DRINKING WATER IN DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES AT MARCH 7TH MEETING
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-011
Press Release Date: 2/23/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE BEET CURLY TOP VIRUS CONTROL PROGRAM ADVISORY BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-010
Press Release Date: 2/23/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE CALIFORNIA COTTON PEST CONTROL BOARD
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-009
Press Release Date: 2/23/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON THE VERTEBRATE PEST CONTROL RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-008
Press Release Date: 2/15/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA SELECTS ORGANIZATIONS TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO SWEEP APPLICANTS
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-007
Press Release Date: 2/14/2017
Press Release Subject: CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE HOLDS 2018 FARM BILL LISTENING SESSION AT WORLD AG EXPO
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-006
Press Release Date: 2/1/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA SEEKING PUBLIC COMMENTS ON THE NEXT DAIRY DIGESTER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM GRANT SOLICITATION
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-005
Press Release Date: 2/1/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017 STATE WATER EFFICIENCY AND ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (SWEEP)
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-004
Press Release Date: 1/19/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA SECRETARY KAREN ROSS TO HOST FARM BILL LISTENING SESSIONS – SEEKING PUBLIC COMMENTS ON CALIFORNIA’S AGRICULTURAL PRIORITIES
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-003
Press Release Date: 1/17/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA AND DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES ANNOUNCE $6 MILLION JOINT AGRICULTURAL WATER EFFICIENCY PROGRAM
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-002
Press Release Date: 1/13/2017
Press Release Subject: CDFA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS TO PROVIDE WORKSHOPS AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR FARMERS PARTICIPATING IN THE STATE WATER EFFICIENCY AND ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (SWEEP)
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Press Release Number: CDFA17-001
Press Release Date: 1/9/2017
Press Release Subject: SOIL HEALTH SUMMIT AT CDFA HEADQUARTERS ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11
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