Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring May 3, 2018 as a “Day of Prayer” in the State of California.:

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is pleased to announce that three projects submitted by California were selected for funding for the 2017 Specialty Crop Multi-State Program (SCMP). The SCMP is a federal grant program offered by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service.

Sacramento, California - Funds will soon be available to expedite the purchase and use of cleaner agricultural equipment to help farmers reduce their exposure to harmful diesel exhaust, improve local air quality, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the California Air Resources Board has announced.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:

Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has submitted a budget request for $75 million to fully fund the implementation of AB 617. A total of fifty legislators signed on to this request letter championed by Assemblymen Eduardo Garcia and Timothy Grayson (D-Concord).

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture has awarded $825,543 in grant funding to four organizations as part of the California Nutrition Incentive Program. The funds will be used to help address food insecurity and access to fresh fruits, vegetables, and nuts among low-income Californians while simultaneously supporting and expanding markets for California farmers.