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12 10, 2017

Career Opportunity with CCM

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

California Citrus Mutual is seeking an individual to join its team to focus on proposals emanating from state and federal agencies via the regulatory process.  Under the direction of the CEO, said individual will analyze proposals, determine the potential impact to members of the California citrus industry, and prepare comments and action steps as directed [...]

12 10, 2017

Be Sure to Mail in Your Election Ballots for 2017-18 CCM Board of Directors

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

As previously mentioned, the CCM Board of Directors unanimously approved the CCM Nominating Committees proposed ballot slate for the 2017-2018 Board of Directors election. Ballots were mailed on Thursday, September 28th, and all CCM members should have received their ballot in the mail. All ballots must be signed and returned to CCM no later than [...]

12 10, 2017

Sign Up for the CCM Weather Alerts!

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Citrus Industry|Tags: |0 Comments

We know that freeze season can be a nerve-racking time for citrus growers, so CCM is implementing a new system to help you stay updated on freeze alerts. Through our Weather Watch system, you can now sign up for text notifications to alert you every time the CCM Weather Watch Forecast is updated. This will [...]

12 10, 2017

CCM Announces this Year’s Annual Meeting Speaker

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: |0 Comments

CCM is excited to announce that Ruben Navarrette will be speaking at this year’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 16th at the Visalia Convention Center. Ruben grew up in Sanger, CA and is a nationally syndicated columnist with the Washington Post Writers Group. He is often called upon to discuss current affairs on television, including [...]

12 10, 2017

Nelsen Speaks to CRB Conference Attendees

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Citrus Industry|0 Comments

CCM President Joel Nelsen was offered the opportunity to speak to several hundred citrus industry members at the CRB Research Conference this past week in which he laid out a vision that simply being active and engaged in public policy issues is insufficient today.  “Sacramento agencies have 10 months to redesign California agriculture and the [...]

12 10, 2017

Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Tighten Compliance with “Buy American” requirements for School Lunches

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Citrus Industry|0 Comments

Governor Brown has signed a bill, SB 730 by Dr. Richard Pan (D – Elk Grove), to ensure that the California Department of Education complies with the federal Buy American provision for school lunch and breakfast programs. The bill, which was sponsored by Ag Council and supported by CCM, addresses an issue brought to light [...]

12 10, 2017

What does an LA Legislator and Agriculture have in common?

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

What does an LA legislator and agriculture have in common?  Politically, not much.  At least not superficially.  But, in the case of Assembly Woman Blanca Rubio (D – West Covina), a shared distrust of unions and general disenchantment with the current political system in California could make her an unlikely advocate for agriculture. Over the [...]

12 10, 2017

California Association of Food Banks and CA Grown ask Ag to help communities impacted by fires

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

In response to the devastating fires currently raging across California, the California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) and CA Grown are asking the state’s farmers and ranchers to consider donating food products to needy food banks across the state. To connect with a food bank serving communities impacted by the ongoing fires, please contact: Steve Linkhart | Farm to [...]

12 10, 2017

Want to Join a CCM Committee?

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

October is committee re-organization month and CCM is looking for members who wish to make a difference in the industry. CCM has six standing committees that help drive our association’s actions and policies on various issues. Committees are responsible for addressing the issues in its area of expertise and providing a recommended course of action [...]

12 10, 2017

State Water Board Releases Second Draft of Revisions to Ag Waste Discharge Order

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Water|0 Comments

On October 10, 2017, the State Water Board issued a second staff-proposed order in the above matter.  The State Water Board will hold a public workshop on the second staff -proposed order on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, commencing at 9:30 a.m. in the Coastal Hearing Room, Second Floor of the Cal/EPA Building, 1001 I Street, [...]