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Farm Hands on the Potomac: Fong takes McCarthy's seat

Republican Rep. Vince Fong was sworn in Monday to fill the seat of former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy. Fong won a special election in May to represent California’s 20th congressional district, including parts of Fresno, Tulare, Kern and Kings counties in the Central Valley. The district accounts for 9% of California’s annual agriculture sales and ranks 24th of all congressional districts in the value of agricultural products sold, according to 2022 Ag Census data published by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
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Farm Hands West: Turner joins Pivot Bio, Beck promoted at USTR

Aubrey Bettencourt is the new global director of government relations and external affairs at Netafim, Orbia's precision agriculture business group. Aubrey will direct Netafim’s advocacy strategy as well lead government relations and efforts to develop strategic partnerships. She had been president and CEO of the Almond Alliance of California since 2021.
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