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Welcome to Ag Council's page for our podcast, Capitol Farm Connection.  Stay tuned for routine policy updates impacting California's farming community.

Jun 24, 2022

Exorbitant fees at the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) are the focus of today’s In a Nutshell podcast.  Ag Council is leading a coalition to request financial relief from the General Fund in the state budget for the regulated community to respond to the out-of-control SWRCB fees that continue to increase...


Jun 13, 2022

Get up to speed on legislation pending in the State Capitol.  Emily and Tricia discuss several bills moving through the State Legislature ranging from water to labor to the supply chain.

 


May 27, 2022

Join Emily as she interviews president and CEO Dan Vincent with Pacific Coast Producers (PCP) in the newest Capitol Farm Connection episode. 

Dan discusses the success he helped shape at PCP as challenges arose in the tomato industry and throughout agriculture.  He also highlights well thought-out investment strategies...


May 2, 2022

Legislation sponsored by Ag Council to strengthen Buy American policies for public school food purchases is under consideration in the State Legislature. Emily and Tricia explain the need for the bill, SB 1308, and the importance of setting a Buy American standard into state law. SB 1308 is authored by Senator...


Apr 15, 2022

Emily and Tricia walk through the pertinent provisions of the Governor's recent drought Executive Order (EO) affecting agriculture in this podcast

They cover new permit requirements in the groundwater section and the steps required under the EO to develop new wells or alter existing groundwater wells in areas subject...