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Here’s a recap of today’s CRC Grower Meetings

Here’s a recap of today’s CRC Grower Meetings

The CRC annual grower meetings in Colusa and Yuba City provided comprehensive updates of issues important to our industry.

Presenters covered a lot of territory, including the Farm Bill, the Trump Administration and a State Capitol update, as well as the latest on water, international trade and ag overtime.

If you would like to see the speaker’s presentations, they can be found here»

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Lorenzo Pope

Lorenzo Pope

Longtime industry leader Lorenzo Pope passed on March 25, 2024. Dr. Pope was known as a plant breeder and executive at Rice Researchers. He served for decades on the California Rice Commission Board of Directors and many of its committees, including the Rice Promotion Board. In 2015, the California Rice Research Board presented Dr. Pope with the California Rice Industry Award. Ever an educator to others and always willing to take a phone call, lend a hand or attend any rice meeting, Lorenzo will be remembered as a giant in our industry.

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