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As we get close to the August 3 balloting deadline for the CRC Major Amendment, take a minute to vote all of your entities! It only takes a few minutes. Your voice matters as the industry considers an increase in the assessment cap to cover water quality fees and regulatory costs for the Rice WDR. 

If you need a ballot, contact Kacie Fritz at CDFA at Kacie.fritz@cdfa.ca.gov or (916) 900-5095

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CHP Rice Equipment Transport Issues

CHP Rice Equipment Transport Issues

Several weeks ago, contract haulers of farm equipment in the Sacramento Valley reported enforcement actions when moving combines. At issue was the interpretation of the vehicle code that allows farmers to haul their own equipment without a permit but not contract haulers. Shortly thereafter, the movement of stompers was impacted due to their oversized width. CHP indicated that a CHP escort was needed to move the equipment. Booking an escort is about two weeks out and comes at a cost of $1,500.

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