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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 September 18: SoCal CAPCA meets in Irvine.

On Wednesday, September 18, SoCal CAPCA held their CE Seminar in Irvine, CA.  Chapter President, Heather Palmer took a couple of photos of the well-attended event:

(Ruben Arroyo (photo 1) and Kathleen Howe (photo 2) lending their expertise to the audience)


Thanks Heather for the excellent meeting

Meeting Information

First or Third Friday of every two or three months
Mimi’s Cafe, Anaheim
Contact: Heather Palmer (949) 429-9944

Key Contacts

Heather Palmer

SoCal Chapter President
P:(949) 429-9944

Dan Wickham

SoCal State Director
P:(949) 981-0945

Ruben Arroyo

Riverside County Ag Commissioner

4080 Lemon St., Room 19, Basement,
Riverside, CA 92502


Meet Ruben

Kurt Floren

Los Angeles County Ag Commissioner

12300 Lower Azusa Road
Arcadia, CA 91006-5872
(626) 575-5471


Meet Kurt

Jeff Croy

Orange County Ag Commissioner

222 East Bristol Lane
Orange, CA 92865
Phone (714) 955-0100


Meet Jeff

Roberta Willhite

San Bernardino County Ag Commissioner

777E Rialto Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0720
(909) 387-2105


Nathan Reade

Inyo and Mono County Ag Commissioner

207 W South St
Bishop, CA 93514-3492
(760) 873-7860