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Santos, Fernandes win World Ag Expo-E.M. Tharp scholarships 
High school students Adrianna Santos and Garrison Fernandes are each recipients of $2,500 “We Believe in Growing” college scholarships provided by World Ag Expo and E.M. Tharp, Inc.
Asian citrus psyllids
CDFA expands ACP boundary in Tulare County, Calif. 
Asian citrus psyllid discovery near Porterville, Calif. forces expansion of quarantine boundaries.
New officers, logo, and direction for CalASFMRA 
Nat DiBuduo elected president of the California chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
Millerton Lake
USDA offers $20 million to drought-stricken California 
USDA offers $20 million in assistance to drought-stricken California
Citrus groves
California freeze costs citrus industry nearly $500 million 
California's December deep freeze costs citrus growers $500 million in lost sales and frost protection efforts.
California’s Roy Motter elected U.S. Wheat chairman 
Roy Motter, a Brawley, Calif. wheat grower, will become chairman of U.S. Wheat Associates in June 2014.
DWR: 2014 State Water Project allocation now zero 2
The bottom line - California farmers, fish, and people in cities and towns will get less water.
Dismal snowpack findings portend worsening drought 
California statewide water content a measly 12 percent of average for late January.
Race fans to recycle denim March 1 at Phoenix track 
The Blue Jeans Go Green denim recycling program aims to keep old denim out of landfills and converting the denim into housing insulation for communities in need.
Drought survival sessions scheduled in California 
Webcast will help California ranchers manage herds in face of severe drought
California Walnut Board earns IPM innovator award 
The California Walnut Board's Production Research Advisory Council Entomology Working Group receives the 2013 California Department of Pesticide Regulation's Integrated Pest Management Innovator Award.
Applications available for Ag Leadership Program 
Applications currently being accepted for California Ag Leadership Program
San Luis Reservoir.
USDA provides disaster aid to 27 California counties 
USDA to provide drought assistance to 27 California counties.
13.5 million ton California processing tomato crop?  1
California tomato processors plan to commit to contracts totaling 13.5 million tons in 2014.
Agriculture appropriations bill includes new funds for citrus disease research 

The federal agriculture appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014 approved by the full committee Jan. 13 includes additional funding for citrus disease research.

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