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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Taking Measure of Farm-to-Fork – It’s Weights and Measures Week

With the “Farm to Fork” concept getting more and more attention, it’s worth noting that it’s essential to maintain the integrity of commerce as food products move from farm to fork. In observing National Weights and Measures week (March 1-7), … Continue reading

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Governor’s Interagency Drought Task Force visits UC Merced

Members of Governor Brown’s Interagency Drought Task Force visited UC Merced today for meetings with local government leaders and the California State Board of Food and Agriculture, which held its regular monthly meeting on the Merced campus. Task Force representatives were … Continue reading

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Emergency Watershed Protection Program a valuable tool in drought

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is reminding public entities and their partners that there are $5 million in Emergency Watershed Program Protection (EWP) funds available for potential drought protection. Eligible projects would include improvements to dirt or gravel … Continue reading

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