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Apply by Aug. 26 to fill 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 … Continue reading

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Commercial Feed Regulatory Program releases summer 2022 Quarterly Feed Update newsletter

Click here to view the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Commercial Feed Regulatory Program Summer 2022 Quarterly Feed Update. View this and previous newsletters on the Commercial Feed Regulatory Program (CFRP) Quarterly Feed Update Newsletter webpage. CFRP is part of the Feed, Fertilizer … Continue reading

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Registration and call for posters underway for 30th annual FREP/WPH Nutrient Management Conference

Registration is now open for the 30th annual Nutrient Management Conference, hosted by the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) and Western Plant Health (WPH). This year’s conference will be held at the Wyndham … Continue reading

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Apply by Aug. 15 to fill vacancies on Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board Technical Advisory Subcommittee

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is announcing three vacancies on the Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board’s (FIAB) Technical Advisory Subcommittee (TASC). This subcommittee serves as an expert scientific panel on matters concerning … Continue reading

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CDFA issues $1.89 million penalty to Agro Research International LLC for adulteration and mislabeling of organic fertilizer

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program and California State Organic Program today announced that a penalty of $1.89 million has been issued to Agro Research International LLC of Sorrento, FL, for adulteration and mislabeling … Continue reading

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CDFA releases Veterinary Feed Directive Summary Report

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announces that its Antimicrobial Use and Stewardship (AUS) program has released the 2020-2021 Veterinary Feed Directive Summary Report. The report is broken into four main sections: Executive Summary; Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) … Continue reading

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CDFA announces vacancies on Feed Inspection Advisory Board Technical Advisory Subcommittee

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announces two vacancies on the Feed Inspection Advisory Board Technical Advisory Subcommittee (TASC). This subcommittee provides technical and scientific advice to the Feed Inspection Advisory Board and CDFA on animal food nutrition, safety … Continue reading

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New commercial feed regulations aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by helping to decrease food waste

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Commercial Feed Regulatory Program has announced new regulations supporting the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by redirecting human food by-products to livestock feed, instead of going to waste and adding to methane … Continue reading

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Save the Date – FREP/WPH Nutrient Management Conference October 26-27 in Visalia

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Commercial Feed Regulatory Program releases spring Quarterly Feed Update

Click here to read the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Commercial Feed Regulatory Program spring 2022 Quarterly Feed Update. View this and previous newsletters on the Commercial Feed Regulatory Program (CFRP) Quarterly Feed Update Newsletter webpage. CFRP is … Continue reading

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