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CDFA announces three vacancies on Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announces three vacancies on the Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board. The board advises the CDFA secretary on CDFA’s Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program (FMIP), which ensures fertilizing materials are safe, effective and meet quality guarantees.
As part of the program, FMIP inspectors and investigators located throughout the state conduct routine sampling and inspections, respond to consumer complaints, and enforce laws and regulations that govern the manufacturing and distribution of fertilizing materials. FMIP is funded by fertilizing materials license and product registration fees and mill assessments.
There are three board member positions available. The term of office for board members is up to three years. Board members receive no compensation but are entitled to reimbursement of necessary travel expenses in accordance with the rules of the California Department of Human Resources. Board member applicants must hold a current fertilizing materials license or be a representative of a licensed firm.
Individuals interested in a board appointment must submit a resume and a completed Prospective Member Appointment Questionnaire (PMAQ). The PMAQ is available on the CDFA website at Both the resume and PMAQ are due by August 11, 2023.
Send resume and PMAQ via email to and or by mail to:
Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services Branch 
Attn:  Elizabeth Moseby/Brittnie Williams 
1220 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
For more information, contact Elizabeth Moseby/Brittnie Williams at (916) 900-5022 or and

Click here to view this original CDFA news release.

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