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California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services Branch in the Inspection Services Division.


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 … Continue reading

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Fall Quarterly Feed Update offers regulatory updates to California commercial feed industry

Click here to view the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Commercial Feed Regulatory Program Fall 2023 Quarterly Feed Update. The Commercial Feed Regulatory Program is part of the Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services Branch of CDFA’s Inspection Services Division.

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Commercial Feed Regulatory Program blog offers six video tutorials to help industry navigate ExtraView Database

The Commercial Feed Regulatory Program (CFRP) released six videos designed to help industry navigate the ExtraView Database, which is used for licensing, reporting tonnage, and payments. Industry has expressed struggles with navigating the database, which has led to many updates … Continue reading

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CDFA accepting pre-proposals for 2024 Fertilizer Research and Education Program grant cycle

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is now accepting pre-proposals for the 2024 grant cycle.  FREP’s competitive grant program funds proposals that advance fertilization and irrigation practices and minimize environmental impacts of … Continue reading

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CDFA releases 2022 Veterinary Feed Directive Summary Report

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Antimicrobial Use and Stewardship (AUS) Program announces the release of the 2022 Veterinary Feed Directive Summary Report. This report presents an up-to-date illustration of Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) feed manufacturing and distribution … Continue reading

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Commercial Feed Regulatory Program begins ‘Run of the Mill’ Blog

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Commercial Feed Regulatory Program is now offering the Run of the Mill Blog. This blog is where where all interested parties can discover the latest news, updates and more related to CDFA’s … Continue reading

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Registration, call for posters open for 31st annual FREP/WPH Nutrient Management Conference

Registration is now open for the 31st 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 DoubleTree … Continue reading

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Summer Quarterly Feed Update offers insights, data, updates, notices to industry

Click here to view the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Commercial Feed Regulatory Program Summer 2023 Quarterly Feed Update. The Commercial Feed Regulatory Program is part of the Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services Branch of CDFA’s … Continue reading

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Conserving Natural Resources: Nitrogen and Irrigation Initiative offers farmer support in seven county offices

As part of the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s work to support efforts that improve agriculture’s effect on the environment and encourage wise stewardship of water and natural resources, CDFA announces that work is progressing in the Nitrogen and … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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