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Secretary Ross Among “Health Happens Hero” Award Recipients

CDFA Secretary Karen Ross is among eight individuals recognized by the California Endowment as a “Health Happens Hero” for her work in promoting the use of California Grown products in school meals.  Connecting farms-to-schools, improving the nutritional health of school … Continue reading

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Secretary Ross – We must work together to help prevent invasive species

The USDA has announced that it’s dedicating the month of April to sharing information about the threat that invasive plant pests, diseases and harmful weeds pose to America’s fruits, vegetables, trees, and other plants—and how the public can help prevent … Continue reading

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50th Annual Harvest Luncheon in Modesto

Today, I had the opportunity to speak at the 50th annual Harvest Luncheon in Modesto. This is a great cause. The money raised goes to fund scholarships for Ag students – the next generation of agricultural leaders in California. I … Continue reading

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