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Pay Attention to California Ag: the Crazy Always Moves East

In this week's North American Ag Spotlight, Chrissy Wozniak talks to Ryan Jacobsen, CEO of the Fresno County Farm Bureau, about the regulations affecting California and how these regulations tend to move east. Farmers across the nation should pay attention to what could soon end up on their doorstep, Ryan explains why. Ryan also talks about the incredible ag industry in California, and especially in his home county of Fresno.

Ryan Jacobsen brings a deep-rooted connection to Farm Bureau and a profound understanding of agriculture as the fourth generation of two esteemed Fresno County farm families. With a notable history within the organization, Jacobsen previously held roles as FCFB's governmental affairs coordinator and membership coordinator, beginning his service in 2004. A graduate of California State University, Fresno, he holds a master's degree in business administration and a bachelor's degree in animal science. Jacobsen's academic achievements include serving two terms as associated student body president at Fresno State and receiving recognition as the College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Dean's Medalist and Craig School of Business Graduate Dean's Medalist. Currently, he is extensively involved, serving as the president of the Fresno Irrigation District Board of Directors, vice chair of the Kings River Water Association, chair of Fresno County's Agricultural Lands Conservation Committee, and contributing to the boards of California Farmland Trust and the Rotary Club of Fresno Foundation.

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