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File #: 17-0756    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/5/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/18/2017 Final action: 7/18/2017
Title: Supervisor Ranalli recommending the Board approve and authorize all five Board members to sign a Proclamation in recognition of the El Dorado County Farm Bureau's 100th Anniversary and their long-standing commitment to the Farm Bureau's Mission to "Protect, promote and enhance the economic opportunities and long-term viability for El Dorado County farmers, ranchers and foresters." (Est. Time: 10 Min.)
Attachments: 1. A - Proclamation-Farm Bureau 7-18-17, 2. B - Executed Proclamation.pdf

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Supervisor Ranalli recommending the Board approve and authorize all five Board members to sign a Proclamation in recognition of the El Dorado County Farm Bureau's 100th Anniversary and their long-standing commitment to the Farm Bureau's Mission to "Protect, promote and enhance the economic opportunities and long-term viability for El Dorado County farmers, ranchers and foresters."  (Est. Time: 10 Min.)

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The El Dorado County Farm Bureau is a grassroots membership, non-profit organization led by a volunteer Board of Directors who represent the commodities grown in the County of El Dorado.   It has a historic, ongoing, close working relationship with the U. C. Cooperative Extension and the El Dorado County Agricultural Commissioner.

The El Dorado County Farm Bureau advocates on behalf of the agricultural community, providing information and resources to help represent agriculture's priorities on the local, state and national issues that affect the agricultural commodities raised and provided in the County of El Dorado. The Farm Bureau also promotes education for their members and the community on agricultural-related issues and in support agri-tourism.