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Article highlights benefits of CDFA laboratory participating in proficiency testing program

“Value of the Magruder Program in a Regulatory Laboratory,” by Maryam Khosravifard, environmental program manager I, California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Center for Analytical Chemistry (CAC), is published in the Summer 2022 Edition of the Magruder Newsletter. The … Continue reading

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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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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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CDFA accepting concept proposals for 2022 Fertilizer Research and Education Program Grant cycle

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) is now accepting concept proposals for the 2022 grant cycle. FREP’s competitive grant program funds research that advances fertilization practices and minimizes environmental impacts of fertilizing materials. The … Continue reading

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Apply now 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 secretary on CDFA’s Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program (FMIP), which ensures fertilizing materials are safe, effective and meet quality guarantees. … Continue reading

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CDFA accepting proposals for 2021 Fertilizer Research and Education Program grants

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) Grant Program is now accepting proposals for the 2021 grant cycle. Applicants are invited to submit two-page concept proposals to FREP by Friday, January 29, 2021. … Continue reading

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FREP Blog examines nitrogen-rich reference zones in small grain crops

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Research and Education Program (FREP) released a blog post: Research Update: N management case studies: Utilizing N-rich reference zones in California small grain crops. The post, which originally ran on the … Continue reading

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Apply by August 31 to fill vacancy on Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board

Do you hold a current fertilizing materials license, or are you a representative of a licensed firm? Then you’re the perfect candidate to apply to be on the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board. The … Continue reading

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