(Feb. 17) California secretary of food and agriculture A.G. Kawamura is forming a Specialty Crop Advisory Committee, which will make recommendations to the department on specialty crop block grant program applications authorized under the 2008 Farm Bill, according to a news release.

Anyone interested in serving on the committee should submit a resume and a letter of interest demonstrating a commitment to work on behalf of California’s specialty crop industry by Feb. 23.

For more, visit www.cdfa.ca.gov.