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CRC Grower Meetings happening next week

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Our annual CRC grower meetings are set for Wednesday, January 18, 2023 in Colusa and Yuba City. The meetings will provide a comprehensive look at the top issues facing our industry. Information presented at both meeting will be the same. 

Morning meeting ( Colusa )

Colusa Casino Resort – Sycamore Room ( in the main casino )
3770 CA-45, Colusa, CA
8:00 a.m. – Doors open
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Meeting

Afternoon meeting ( Yuba City )

Hillcrest – Plaza Room
210 Julie Drive, Yuba City
12:30 p.m. – Doors open
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Meeting

This year’s scheduled presenters include Taylor Roschen of Kahn, Soares & Conway with a state update. Tyson Redpath with The Russell Group will provide a Washington, D.C. overview and what to expect for the next farm bill. CDFA Undersecretary Christine Birdsong will provide the latest on the CA Small Ag Business Drought Relief Grant Program. David Guy with NCWA will provide the latest water year outlook. Peter Bachman with USA Rice will discuss trade and Biden Administration updates.

Details on the CRC Grower Meetings and additional winter meetings can all be found here on the industry calendar.

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