Industry News

Upcoming Workshop for Field Workers to be carried out in Spanish

Upcoming Workshop for Field Workers to be carried out in Spanish

Several topics related to soil, water and pest management will be covered, during a University of California Cooperative Extension training session for field workers in Yuba City. The Workshop will provide technical content to increase farm worker understanding of farm management decisions.

The workshop will be done in Spanish and is scheduled for Thursday, March 14, from 8:00 a.m. until noon at 142A Garden Highway. The event is free and lunch will be included.

Participating instructors are Sarah Light, Agronomy Advisor, Luis Espino, Rice Farm Advisor and Samuel Sandoval of UC Davis.

For more information, please contact Luis Espino (530) 635-6234 or Sarah Light (530) 645-2419.

Here’s a link to more information.

More Industry News Stories

Major Amendment Increasing CRC Assessment Cap Coming June 4 – Please Vote!

CDFA will send ballots June 4 to all producers and all handlers, asking the industry to vote on an increase in the assessment cap from $0.15 per hundredweight to $0.20 per hundredweight. The increase in the assessment cap is expected to provide up to nine years of operations for the Commission while continuing the Rice WDR and other regulatory compliance programs. The assessment rate will be set annually based on planted acres, increased costs and reserve levels.