The California Department of Food and Agriculture, Animal Health and Food Safety Services is looking to fill multiple seats on the Cattle Health Advisory Task Force and the Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board.

According to a news release, the Cattle Health Advisory Task Force aims to help CDFA with its “control and management of cattle diseases and evaluate the effectiveness of cattle health programs.”

Cattle Health Advisory Task Force vacancies include:

  • three representatives from the beef cattle industry 
  • three representatives from the dairy cattle industry 
  • one representative from the Livestock Market Association
  • three representatives from the veterinary community specializing in beef and/or dairy
  •  two representatives from the academic, university or extension community specializing in cattle health diseases
  • one representative from the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratories System.

Cattle Health Advisory Task Force applicants should send a resume and letter of interest to by July 31. 

The Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board supports CDFA’s Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program that works to ensure fertilizing materials are safe, effective and meet quality guarantees.

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Three positions are available for that board, which is made up of individuals holding a current fertilizing materials license or representatives of licensed firms. Board members serve three-year terms. Applicants can send a resume to and

Members of either board are not compensated but may receive travel reimbursement and per diem.

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