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Here’s a recap of today’s CRC Grower Meetings

Here’s a recap of today’s CRC Grower Meetings

The CRC annual grower meetings in Colusa and Yuba City provided comprehensive updates of issues important to our industry.

Presenters covered a lot of territory, including the Farm Bill, the Trump Administration and a State Capitol update, as well as the latest on water, international trade and ag overtime.

If you would like to see the speaker’s presentations, they can be found here»

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