1 08, 2019

Update on Vietnam Trade Discussions

By | August 1st, 2019|Categories: Trade, Uncategorized|0 Comments

USDA reports that discussions with Vietnamese officials have proven to be more cumbersome than anticipated with agreement on protocols for citrus access illusive. In fact, a recent communication from senior USDA policy officials to counterparts in the Vietnamese government indicates that technical discussions have become counterproductive.  The technical team at USDA/APHIS has been urged to [...]

1 08, 2019

CCM Board Nomination Period Now Open for FY 2019-20

By | August 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you interested in serving as a board member of California Citrus Mutual?  The nomination period is now open to serve as a Director for the 2019-2020 fiscal year beginning October 1st.  To be considered on the ballot, submit a completed nomination form along with signatures from 10 California Citrus Mutual members.    Completed nomination forms [...]

25 07, 2019

Save the Date! CCM’s 23rd Annual Kick-Off Classic Golf Tournament is Friday, Sept. 13

By | July 25th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Registration is now open for the 23rd Annual Kick-Off Classic Golf Tournament on Friday, September 13th! Join the CCM Political Action Committee at River Island Country Club for a fun day of golf and camaraderie with the citrus industry’s finest.  As always, there will be player swag bags, tee prizes, and CASH PRIZES for the [...]

13 06, 2019

Reminder: CRB Citrus Grower Educational Seminar Series

By | June 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Citrus Research Board (CRB) will once again be holding their annual Citrus Growers Educational Seminar Series June 25th – 27th. This free seminar series will take place in Palm Desert, Santa Paula, and Exeter beginning at 8:00 am and concluding with lunch at 12 noon. Topics will include: Regional Farm Advisor Citrus Report and [...]

13 06, 2019

Drop-in by USDA Successful

By | June 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being in California for a speaking engagement with time to spare, USDA Under Secretary Greg Ibach sought a visit in the South Valley for permanent crops with CCM and the Fresh Fruit Assn. Under Secretary Ibach has responsibility over AMS which now has responsibility on the fruit purchase program; and APHIS which is a central [...]

23 05, 2019

CCM’s Alyssa Houtby Competes in the Boston Marathon

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Most people have probably heard of the Boston Marathon that takes place each year, but you might not realize how difficult it is to qualify for this prestigious marathon. CCM’s Director of Government Affairs Alyssa Houtby was among the elite runners that qualified for the 2019 Boston Marathon that took place this past April and [...]

28 03, 2019

CCM Scholarships Now Available!

By | March 28th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Each year CCM awards three scholarships to students who are pursuing an education and future in the agricultural industry. The deadline to apply for all three scholarships is May 31, 2019. Applications can be found on the CCM website. CCM High School Scholarship CCM awards one scholarship per year to a qualified high school senior pursuing [...]

21 03, 2019

Reminder: Last Chance to Complete the Ag Equipment Survey

By | March 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you are a farmer, agricultural operator, or first processor, and you have not taken the 2019 agricultural equipment survey, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) may not be accurately representing agricultural equipment from your region of the state. The previous survey helped determine allocations of hundreds of millions of dollars in equipment turnover programs [...]

21 03, 2019

How to Become a Certified USDA Vendor Webinar – April 3

By | March 21st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is hosting a live, interactive webinar on lessons learned in becoming an approved USDA Foods vendor. Each year, AMS purchases over 300 different food products to feed millions of school children, families, and other qualified individuals through USDA’s nutrition assistance and international food aid programs. Find out how your company [...]

31 01, 2019

CCM is Hiring a Program Coordinator!

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

California Citrus Mutual, a voluntary membership association for citrus producers, has an opening for a Program Coordinator.  Initial responsibilities will include planning and coordination of association events, editing and publishing membership communications including the weekly Market Memo, and managing the association's website and social media accounts. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented task manager, self-motivated, [...]