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More Details on Virtual CRC Annual Grower Meeting

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Our annual grower meeting will be held virtually this year, due to COVID-19 restrictions. We will have video presentations on January 21 and 22. All presentations will be available on, and links will be sent via our e-communications.

The list of scheduled presenters includes Jim Wiesemeyer of Pro Farmer, who will break down what to expect following the federal election. Tyson Redpath of The Russell Group will provide an update on farm policy and other key federal issues. Louie Brown of Kahn, Soares & Conway will have the latest from the State Capitol. David Guy with the Northern California Water Association will review water issues in our region. Betsy Ward with USA Rice will provide key updates, including international trade and policy. 

If you have questions about the grower meeting, please contact CRC Communications Manager Jim Morris at or (916) 205-5395.

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