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Daniel Sumner to testify on November 18 at the State Assembly Committee hearing on the Economic Impact of Wildfires for California Agriculture

The Impact of Wildfires on California Agriculture
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
State Capitol, Room 4202

Panel 1: Overview of the Impact of Wildfires on California Agriculture

  • Chief Nick Schuler, Acting Deputy Director for Communications, CalFire o
    • Overview of California Wildfires
  • Professor Dan Sumner, University of California – Davis
    • Economic Impact of Wildfires on Agriculture
  • Kevin Masuhara, Deputy Secretary Administration and Finance, California Department of Food and Agriculture
    • Emergency Services – Fairgrounds and CA Animal Response Emergency System (C.A.R.E.S)

Panel 2: Examples of Specific Wildfire Impacts on Farms, Farmland, and Farmworkers

  • Jamie Johansson, President, California Farm Bureau
  • Eddie Campos, No Boundaries Farm
  • Dr. Dave Daley, Rancher, California Cattlemen Association
  • Karissa Kruse, President, Sonoma County Winegrowers
  • Cole Mazariegos-Anastassiou, Brisa de Ano Farm
  • Arnulfo Solorio, Director, Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation

Panel 3: Agricultural-based Wildfire Mitigation

  • Dan Macon, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources/California Woolgrowers)
    • Targeted Grazing and Wildfire Fuel Reduction
  • Kara Heckert, American Farmland Trust
    • Agriculture Land Preservation and Wildfire Mitigation

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