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Legislative Report 2019

By George Soares   Every year the California State Legislature has about nine months—roughly January to September—to conduct its business. Thousands of legislative proposals, usually shaped in the prior Fall months, began their tortured journey through policy and appropriations committees, and Senate and Assembly Floor votes, with some ending up on the Governor’s desk for […]

Agri-Pulse: Ag Significant Contributor to California Economy

November 13, 2019 Agri-Pulse published on the 13th a graph of economic contributions to California’s Economy.  Ag or “Working Landscapes” was 6.4% of the states economy. That is over 300 Billion dollars in sales.  Specifically, over 263 Billion is in Ag alone. PCA’s work does not go un-noticed! For more details and to read the […]

April 2019 Adviser Articles: Vegetable Crops

In order to bring you more specific information on your specialty crop, CAPCA has taken articles from our current Adviser Magazine for you. UCIPM: Conversational Bio-control- click HERE Antoon Ploeg: Root Knot Nematodes- click HERE

New Interim Recommended Permit Conditions for Chlorpyrifos

November 15, 2018 California Department of Pesticide Regulations announced today their New Permit Conditions for the use of Chlorpyrifos. A complete description of their proposed Permit Conditions are listed HERE. A summary of the new conditions recommended by DPR: Aerial applications are banned Discontinuing its use on most crops. Chlorpyrifos will be restricted to “critical […]

Meeting Information

Meetings held monthly, times and locations vary.
Contact : Chris Denning (928) 366-0182

Key Contacts

Bryan McCleery

Desert Valleys Chapter President
P:(760) 525-4430
bryanm@amvac-chemical.com

Mike Terry

Desert Valleys State Director
P:(928) 941-8960
mterry@wilburellis.com

Carlos Ortiz

Imperial County Ag Commissioner

852 Broadway (Physical Location)
PO Box 806 (Mailing Address)
El Centro, CA 92243-2850

(442) 265-1500

(760) 353-9420

agcom@co.imperial.ca.us

Ruben Arroyo

Riverside County Ag Commissioner

4080 Lemon St., Room 19, Basement,
Riverside, CA 92502
(951)-955-3022

ruarroyo@rivco.org

Meet Ruben