Growers Asked to Fill Standardization Committee
The California Standardization Advisory
Committee is looking to fill eight member vacancies. Spots open include two to
represent oranges, other citrus fruits or table grapes; one member to represent
other fresh fruit commodities; four members to represent broccoli, lettuce
and/or tomatoes; and two members to represent other fresh vegetable
The committee is tasked with making recommendations
to the secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture on the
Standardization Program, which serves to make sure fresh fruit, nuts and
vegetables meet minimum market standards.
The committee is comprised of 13 voting members
who have a financial interest, either personal or through their employment, in
fresh fruits, nuts and vegetable commodities.
There are a total of 14 member seats, including
one county agricultural commissioner that is a non-voting member. For more
information, please contact CDFA's Steve Patton at (916) 900-5203.
Labels: Ag Commissioner, CDFA Seeks Grower Members of Standardization Committee. 8 member seats Vacant of 14 member seats