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Emergency Relief Program Deadlines Rapidly Approaching

Emergency Relief Program Deadlines Rapidly Approaching

USDA Farm Services Agency has mailed applications to eligible growers for Phase 1 of the Emergency Relief Program (ERP). For growers who have not returned the application, reminders have also been sent. It is important to note that the deadline to complete the application is Friday, July 22, 2022.

Growers who filed crop insurance claims for calendar years 2020 and 2021 for drought, winter storms and other natural disasters are eligible. Typical income limits and percentages apply. Call your local FSA office with questions. 

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CRC Drought page details widespread impacts

CRC Drought page details widespread impacts

This significant drought year has caused widespread impacts throughout the Sacramento Valley, taking a toll on our rural agricultural communities and our environment. The CRC has detailed those impacts felt by so many throughout rice country, and has compiled videos, podcasts, monthly updated statements and fact sheets for media on the calrice.org website Drought page.

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Reminder to Vote in CRC Board Elections

Completed ballots for the 2022/23 CRC Board elections must be postmarked by Monday, August 15, in order to be considered by CDFA. If you have not received your ballot, contact the CRC office at 916-387-2264 and we will provide you a duplicate.