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23 01, 2020

Phase One China Agreement begins February 15th

By | January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Marketing, Trade|0 Comments

In last week's edition of the Market Memo, you read that President Trump signed the Phase One Agreement with China. China agreed to purchase at least $40 billion annually over two years of U.S. agricultural products. CCM has been in close contact with our representatives and the United States Trade Representative (USTR) about the seriousness [...]

23 01, 2020

Governor Newsom Budget Proposal

By | January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Laws & Regulations, Pesticides|0 Comments

On January 10, 2020, Governor Newsom released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2020-2021.  If approved, it will be the largest state budget in California history at $222 billion. Now that it has been introduced, the Legislature will begin holding committee hearings on the items proposed in anticipation of the May budget revision.  The Legislature [...]

23 01, 2020

Air Quality Workshop Series Focused on Conservation Management Practice (CMP) Plans

By | January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Air Quality, Citrus Industry, Education|0 Comments

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (District), Natural Resources Conservation Service, and various Central Valley agricultural organizations invite you to attend a workshop on the District’s Conservation Management Practices (CMP) program. These workshops will cover both general farming and dairy-specific requirements under the CMP program with the goal of assisting growers and dairy [...]

23 01, 2020

USDA Published the Citrus: World Markets and Trade

By | January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Trade|0 Comments

USDA published its biannual report on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption, and stocks for citrus. The report titled, Citrus: World Markets and Trade document can be found here.

23 01, 2020

California Citrus Mutual’s Annual Citrus Showcase – March 5, 2020

By | January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Citrus Industry, Events|0 Comments

Join us on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at the Visalia Convention Center for the largest citrus specific conference and tradeshow in California! CCM’s Annual Citrus Showcase features multiple educational workshops, a tradeshow of over 100 exhibitors, and a popular luncheon program. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. with coffee and pastries available for all attendees. There [...]

17 01, 2020

California Farmworkers, Farmers and Regulators Join Forces to Limit Pesticide Drift in Central Valley

By | January 17th, 2020|Categories: Education, Pesticides|0 Comments

Bilingual Spray Safe Program Intended to Empower Workers and Improve Communications to Ensure Greater Pesticide Safety for People and Pollinators TULARE, Calif. (Jan. 16, 2020) – An estimated 400 Central Valley farmers attended the Tulare-Kings International Agri-Center to participate in Spray Safe, a stewardship program created for and by the agriculture community that promotes effective [...]

17 01, 2020

UC Riverside Citrus Day for the Industry -REGISTER TODAY!

By | January 17th, 2020|Categories: Citrus Industry, Education|0 Comments

Please join us for the 9th Annual Citrus Field Day designed for citrus growers and citrus industry representatives. CE Credits are available for this event: 0.5 hours of “Laws and Regulations” and 3.0 hours of “Other”. The last day to register for the event is Tuesday, January 21, 2020! Follow this link for more information.

17 01, 2020

Senate Passes USMCA

By | January 17th, 2020|Categories: Citrus Industry, Trade|0 Comments

On January 16th the U.S. Senate passed the USMCA Implementing Act/H.R. 5430 by an 89-10 vote. H.R. 5430 will now go to President Trump to be signed into law. The USMCA will go into force 30 days after the president notifies Congress upon Mexico and Canada each taking the necessary measures to comply with the [...]

17 01, 2020

President Signs Phase One Agreement with China

By | January 17th, 2020|Categories: Citrus Industry, Trade|0 Comments

The Trump administration achieved a significant policy objective on Wednesday when the President and the Vice Premier of China signed the Phase One Trade agreement. As previously noted in previous market memo’s, China has agreed to purchase at least $40 billion annually over two years of U.S. agricultural products. In exchange, the Trump Administration has [...]

9 01, 2020

State Agencies Release Water Resilience Portfolio

By | January 9th, 2020|Categories: Politics, Water|0 Comments

On January 3, 2020, California Natural Resources Agency, California Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Department of Food & Agriculture released the draft water resilience portfolio. The draft is to fulfill Governor Newsom’s executive order on water resilience. There are four major components to the draft; maintain and diversify water supplies, protect and enhance natural [...]