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CDFA Statement On Unsolicited Seeds From China

CDFA Statement On Unsolicited Seeds From China

Recently the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has become aware of a number of reports regarding unsolicited seeds from China being received by homeowners throughout the US. CDFA is communicating with the USDA to determine any necessary actions for...

USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

(Washington, D.C., April 17, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). This new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program will take several actions to assist farmers, ranchers, and consumers...

BeeWhere – GIS Technology Works to Protect Bees and Almonds

BeeWhere – GIS Technology Works to Protect Bees and Almonds

It's almond blosom time in California. Sacramento CA --  Not only does this season bring beautiful flowers to the state, but it also brings bees. Lots of bees.  “It’s really important that we protect bees,” said Louie Mendoza, Agricultural Commissioner in Northern...