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Seeking Grower Nominations for 2019/20 CRC Board of Directors

Growers will soon receive nomination forms for the upcoming CRC Board of Directors election. All producers who produce or cause to be produced rice in a district are encouraged to consider running for one of the open seats. Member and alternate seats are open in District 1, 3, 4, 5.

Nomination forms must be completed and sent back to the CRC by July 15.

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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. 

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