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Reminder: CRC Grower Meeting happening next week

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Our annual grower meeting will be held on Thursday, January 23, and will feature a comprehensive look at the top issues facing our industry. 

The morning meeting will be at the Colusa Casino Community Room, with doors open at 8:00 a.m. and the meeting starting at 8:30 a.m. The Yuba City meeting will be at Hillcrest Catering at the Plaza Room and will feature identical content and speakers as Colusa. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 1:00 p.m.

Our lineup of speakers includes Tyson Redpath of The Russell Group, who will provide an update on farm policy. Louie Brown of Kahn, Soares and Conway will have information on new developments in the State Capitol. Northern California Water Association President David Guy will review water issues in our region. Peter Bachman with USA Rice will provide the latest developments on international trade. Ann Grottveit with Kahn, Soares and Conway will have details about AB-5; California law regarding employees and independent contractors. 

Here’s a link to our industry calendar, including more specifics on the CRC Grower Meeting, as well as a full slate of other winter meetings. 

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