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CDFA participates in 9th annual Latino Farmer Conference in Stockton

CDFA at work at the Latino Farmer Conference in Stockton.

Representatives from across CDFA divisions and programs were on hand at the ninth annual Latino Farmer Conference on November 1 at the Robert Cabral Ag Center in Stockton. The conference had an emphasis on sustainable agriculture, equity, and resources for underserved farmers and ranchers, as well as workshops in Spanish.

CDFA hosted three booths with employees from the Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation, the Inspection Services Division, the Animal Health and Food Safety Services Division, the Office of Grants Administration, the Farmer Equity Program, the Division of Marketing Services, the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, and the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Division.

Hosted by the National Center for Appropriate Technology and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the conference is open to all farmers and ranchers, yet is uniquely tailored towards Spanish-speaking growers.

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