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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.

Aug 4, 2020

Expansion of employee leave, changes to workers comp and limitations on food byproducts used for animal feed are some of the items up for consideration at the end of this year's legislative session.  Emily and Tricia discuss expectations for the end of session as well as the Governor's efforts to support farmworkers through the pandemic.  The Governor is demonstrating a renewed focus in the Central Valley and other areas of high risk in an overall effort to get hospitalization numbers down.  The Ag Council team dives into these issues as well as a new "Housing for the Harvest" program being created by CDFA.  Listen in to learn more!