Industry News

California Organic Products Advisory Committee Vacancies

  • May 08, 2018

The California Organic Products Advisory Committee is seeking to fill nine vacancies on its committee, which advises the secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture and the California State Organic Program concerning organic issues including enforcement, outreach and technical assistance.

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Ventura County Land Conservation Act Paperwork Due

  • May 08, 2018

Recently the Ventura County Farm Bureau notified its members that growers with agricultural property enrolled in Ventura County’s Land Conservation Act (LCA) program should submit their annual contract renewal paperwork to the county Assessor’s Office as soon as possible.

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Registration Open for Organic Produce Summit

  • Apr 26, 2018

From July 11 – 12, representatives from retail and buying organizations, organic growers, shippers, processors and distributors will gather at the Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, California.

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New Produce Safety Program Website Launched

  • Apr 23, 2018

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has launched a new website focused on helping producers understand Produce Safety Rule compliance.

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New Seminar Discusses Soils, Soil pH and Sustainability

  • Apr 17, 2018

Index Fresh is hosting a series of seminars covering soil health and sustainability. The seminars will be held in Fallbrook, Ventura and San Luis Obispo from May 7 – May 9.

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Leopold Conservation Award Nomination Period Open

  • Apr 17, 2018

Applications for the $10,000 California Leopold Conservation award are now being accepted. The award honors California farmers, ranchers, foresters and other private landowners who demonstrate outstanding stewardship and management of the state’s natural resources.

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