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Apply by Jan. 12 to fill vacancy on CDFA Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board

CDFA is announcing one vacancy on the Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board. The board advises the CDFA secretary on the Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program (FMIP), which ensures fertilizing materials are safe, effective and meet quality guarantees.

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.

The term of office for advisory 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 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 January 12, 2024. 

Send resume and PMAQ via email to or by mail to:
Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services Branch 
Attn:  Elizabeth Moseby 
1220 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

For more information, contact Elizabeth Moseby at (916) 900-5022 orĀ

Click here to view this original CDFA news release.

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