California Agriculture Today By Rick Kushman, Media Relations Manager, Almond Board of CaliforniaFecha de publicación: 02/06/2022 Fuente:
The Almond Board of California recently announced the Board of Directors election results, and the names of the following nominees have been submitted to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture for selection to terms of office beginning Aug. 1, 2022:
Grower Position One, Member (1-year term):
Paul Ewing, Los Banos
Grower Position One, Alternate:
Katie Staack-Dorsett, Waterford
Grower Position Two, Member (3-year term):
Brandon Rebiero, Modesto
Grower Position Two, Alternate:
To be determined
Handler Position Three, Member (1-year term):
Darren Rigg, Le Grand
Handler Position Three, Alternate:
Chad DeRose, McFarland
Cooperative Handler Position One, Member (3-year term):
Mel Machado, Modesto
Cooperative Handler Position One, Alternate:
Mark Jansen, Sacramento
The ABC board is made up of five handler and five grower representatives. It sets policy and recommends budgets in major areas, including marketing, production research, public relations and advertising, nutrition research, statistical reporting, quality control and food safety.
About California Almonds:
California almonds make life better by what we grow and how we grow. The Almond Board of California promotes natural, wholesome and quality almonds through leadership in strategic market development, innovative research, and accelerated adoption of industry best practices on behalf of the more than 7,600 almond farmers and processors in California, most of whom are multi-generational family operations. Established in 1950 and based in Modesto, California, ABC is a non-profit organization that administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. For more information on the Almond Board of California or almonds, visit Almonds.com or check out California Almonds on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and the California Almonds blog.
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