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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 […]

News Kern County CAPCA Awards 4 scholarships to Students

Kern CAPCA and the Southern Valley Chemical of Arvin have awarded 4 scholarships to:

Mackenzie Zeimet-Cal Polly SLO
Kaitlyn Garcia-Cal Polly SLO
Luis Arroyo-CSU Bakersfield
Garrett Aranda-Oklahoma State

This marks the 21st year that Kern CAPCA and Southern Valley Chemical have worked together.

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 […]

CAPCA Chapter and CAPCA Ed Events Calendar

CAPCA has released the Chapter and State Office Meetings**.  Check for a meeting near you! ** Dates MAY be added/changed Download Printable Calendar 12/4/2019 Escondido San Diego CAPCA Laws and Regs Seminar San Diego CAPCA 12/10/2019 Rohnert Park North Coast CPACA CE Meeting North Coast CAPCA 1/28/2020 Bakersfield Kern CAPCA Label Update Kern County CAPCA […]

Meeting Information

Second Tuesday of every month
7am winter; 6:30 daylight savings time
Milt’s Café, Bakersfield
Contact: Jason Haught (661) 332-9656

Key Contacts

Daniel Palla

Kern County Chapter President
P:(661)345-6613
danilealfredpalla@gmail.com

Mike Ansolabehere

Kern County State Director
P:(661) 304-3023
mike.ansolabehere@arysta.com

Glenn Frankhauser

Kern County Ag Commissioner

1001 S Mount Vernon Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307-2857
(661) 868-6300

agcomm@co.kern.ca.us