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Celebrating 100 Years of Service
1917 - 2017

Compliance with the General Agricultural Orders by Commercial Agricultural Operations

Located in Southwest Riverside County

The California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region (RWQCB) sent notices out to commercial agricultural owners with a deadline of August 7th to be in compliance. The Riverside County Farm Bureau (RCFB) has received many emails and phone calls regarding this notice.

At the RCFBs board meeting in June, the Upper Santa Margarita Irrigated Lands Group (USMILG) board requested that the RCFB assist in reforming and supporting that groups efforts to re-establish the USMILG. On a vote of 9-2 in favor of the USMILGs request, the RCFB will move forward in supporting the USMILGs board to re-establish its efforts to be the third-party group representing Riverside County growers in complying with the new order by the RWQCB.

The RCFB and the USMILG have spoken with Mr. Barry Pulver at the RWQCB and has asked for an extension of the August 7th deadline. They will formally request an extension at the RWQCBs board meeting on June 26th.

Meanwhile, the USMILG will be seeking board replacements, hiring a new manager, and work with the RWQCB to re-establish the USMILG as the official third-party coalition. If you wish to volunteer for the USMILG board, email the RCFB with your name and contact information at president@riversidecfb.com.

 


 
 
ATTENTION SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FARMERS
Please take a moment to fill out a survey on farming in Southern California.....Please click here for more information

Illegal Dumping Alert...see below

Facts about Truck and Bus Regulation Compliance...Click Here

 

 

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