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International Flavor at World Ag Expo 2020

More than a dozen countries are represented in this year’s World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. The three-day event that runs from February 11 – 13 draws thousands of visitors from all reaches of the state and from throughout the … Continue reading

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Secretary Ross tours World Ag Expo in Tulare

CDFA Secretary Karen Ross toured the exhibit grounds this afternoon at World Ag Expo in Tulare, including visits to CDFA booths and conversations with farmers and ranchers who traveled from throughout the state and beyond to take in the annual … Continue reading

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Catch CDFA at World Ag Expo 2020 in Tulare

CDFA is pleased to be part of this year’s 53rd World Ag Expo that runs from Tuesday, February 11 through Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, California. CDFA Secretary Karen Ross will be at … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: Promoting and Marketing California’s Agricultural Bounty

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A California Farm will Likely Contribute to Your Family Thanksgiving – from the California Farm Water Coalition

One of the many things Californians have to be grateful for this Thanksgiving is that we live in a state that produces an abundance of fresh food that not only feeds but nourishes, our families. At a recent Public Policy … Continue reading

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New vegetable variety caulilini on market – from the Salinas Californian

By Kate Cimini Salinas-based company Mann Packing has introduced a new vegetable to the U.S. market, debuting a 10-ounce packet of caulilini florets in Chicago, at the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2019 Convention & Expo . Previously only sold wholesale to … Continue reading

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Best of Show: California’s finest wine, beer, cheese and olive oil recognized at State Capitol

It’s fair season! With the State Fair coming up July 12-28, judges have been busy tasting and testing some of California’s finest agricultural products for the coveted annual “Best of Show” awards. CDFA Undersecretary Jenny Lester Moffitt joined in the festivities on the … Continue reading

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Almond Festival! Flavor, fun and innovation on the State Capitol’s west steps

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CDFA official heads National Egg Regulatory Officials (NERO) organization

CDFA Egg Safety and Quality Manager Tony Herrera has been elected president of the National Egg Regulatory Officials organization (NERO). This is his second time serving as president of NERO. Herrera’s responsibilities at CDFA include planning, directing, managing and overseeing … Continue reading

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Apple Hill – the season is upon us

With Fall now in full swing, Californians are again starting to turn their attention to El Dorado County’s Apple Hill, which is in the midst of its 2018 production season. Here’s an encore presentation on Apple Hill’s draw as a agritourism destination, … Continue reading

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