July 2015

CRC Welcomes Our Summer Intern – Lauren LaGrande

CRC Welcomes Our Summer Intern – Lauren LaGrande

For our second year, the CRC has opened its doors to a college student interested in a career in agriculture. The program offers four two–week sessions on communications, conservation, regulatory and association management. The capstone is a week in the Capitol with our lobbying firm of 20 years Kahn, Soares and Conway. READ MORE

Armyworm Update and Information

Armyworm Update and Information

Update

Armyworm continues to be a significant problem in Butte County with 60,000 acres treated for the pest. In many cases, multiple applications have been required to provide some level of control. We also understand that the pest is appearing in Glenn County and Colusa County. There are a few reports of the pest south of Butte County. READ MORE

Armyworm Response

The CRC is working with the Butte County Agricultural Commissioner, UC Cooperative Extension, UC Davis and the Department of Pesticide Regulation to identify improved short and long–term options for armyworm control. READ MORE