Category Archives: Cannella Panel

Information on 2012 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards Program

The Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award Program is California’s highest environmental honor. The program recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made notable, voluntary contributions in conserving California’s precious resources, protecting and enhancing our environment, … Continue reading

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Earth Day and Farming

As the daughter of a farmer, I grew up with a love of the land and a deep respect for nature – you might say a native understanding that every day was Earth Day. My father worked the land. He … Continue reading

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Nitrogen management – a key issue in farming

Nitrogen, an essential plant nutrient for food crops, is a hot topic right now in California agriculture. Next week, a team of university researchers is scheduled to release a report on nitrate in groundwater in the Tulare Basin and Salinas … Continue reading

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Cannella Panel to hold first public meeting on November 7th at CDFA

Understanding the strong link between agricultural production and the environment is vital to our food system. The Cannella Environmental Farming Act Science Advisory Panel, established by Secretary Ross in August 2011, will convene its first meeting next week to discuss … Continue reading

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