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COVID Vaccination: Visit MyTurn.ca.gov

California Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross: “We can all do this together. Please visit MyTurn.ca.gov to learn more about vaccinations. All of us can be part of the solution.”

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Secretary Ross hosts state’s FFA officers at CDFA Headquarters

California Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross (standing) hosted the state’s FFA officers for their annual visit at CDFA Headquarters this afternoon. “It was great to be able to meet in person under the circumstances, and to hear how they’ve been so … Continue reading

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Do Your Part. Wear a Mask. A COVID-19 video with CDFA Secretary Karen Ross

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A new era in ag as record number of women hold top state jobs – from Politico

By Liz Crampton A record number of women now lead state agriculture departments across the country, a leadership wave that reflects the industry’s growing gender diversity. A total of 13 women have either been elected or appointed to head state … Continue reading

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CDFA Secretary Ross in D.C.: “Great conversation with USDA Secretary Sonny Purdue about California Ag issues”

CDFA Secretary Karen Ross is in Washington, D.C. this week, meeting today with USDA Secretary Sonny Purdue and other officials. Secretary Ross reported on her Twitter feed, “Great conversation with USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue about CALIFORNIA ag issues. It has been a … Continue reading

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Secretary Ross Celebrates Winners of the California State Fair Best of Show Awards

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross joined representatives of the California State Fair on the State Capitol’s west steps earlier today to recognize the Best of Show winners from the 2018 Commercial Wine, Beer, Cheese, and Extra Virgin Olive … Continue reading

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October is Manufacturing Awareness and Appreciation Month

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross joined a coalition of manufacturing sector representatives at the State Capitol today for the presentation of a letter from Governor Jerry Brown recognizing October 2017 as Manufacturing Awareness and Appreciation … Continue reading

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Marking the Eradication of the European Grapevine Moth

CDFA Secretary Karen Ross gathered with grape growers, winemakers, stakeholders and colleagues from federal and county agencies on Friday, Oct. 21 to mark a mutual achievement: eradication of the European grapevine moth (EGVM). “The growers and their communities where this … Continue reading

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SALC program preserves ag land for climate benefits – from the Strategic Growth Council

Its Second Year, Cap-and-Trade Funded SALC Program Commits $37.4 Million to Shield Agricultural Land from Development Twenty California properties may be permanently set aside for agriculture thanks to a first-of-its kind state program that invests in farmland conservation in order … Continue reading

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Food Safe Families with Oakland school children, the USDA and a ‘Big League Foodie’

I spent an energizing afternoon at Parker Elementary School in Oakland this week, where students took full advantage of a presentation about how to handle, prepare and store food safely and help protect their families from food poisoning. USDA’s Food Safety and … Continue reading

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