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Find this Envelope and Vote!

Find this Envelope and Vote!

Just a few more days to find this envelope and vote on the CRC Major Amendment by August 3!

Let us hear your voice on an increase in the assessment cap to cover increased monitoring, reporting and fees for the Rice WDR. Our current low per acre cost (paid by the CRC) of $1.60 per acre will almost certainly go up over the next nine years. We need to be positioned to meet those demands.

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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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