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Congressman LaMalfa Visits CSU, Chico College of Agriculture

Congressman LaMalfa Visits CSU, Chico College of Agriculture

California’s District 1 Congressional Representative, Doug LaMalfa, visited California State University, Chico on Monday, Sept. 23 to talk with students in the College of Agriculture. LaMalfa was the guest speaker in two senior-level capstone classes, Agricultural Policy (ABUS 451) and Agricultural Issues (AGRI 482). The freshman congressman, a farmer and businessman from Richvale answered students’ questions on issues of federal food and agricultural policy, including the 2013 Farm Bill.

Congressman LaMalfa’s visit was hosted by the Society of Agricultural Managers (SAM), a student organization whose purpose is to provide agricultural students at CSU, Chico with career information and networking opportunities, and to promote the leadership, organizational and communication skills of its members. During his visit to CSU, Chico, Congressman LaMalfa also toured the University Farm and met with members of the College of Agriculture’s advisory board.