Secretary Karen Ross and Israeli Agricultural Minister Uri Ariel signed a Letter of Intent (see below) on agricultural cooperation furthering the commitment between California and Israel in addressing issues related to a changing climate.
The document was signed during the opening ceremony of the Water in Agriculture – Seminar & Discussion being held in Sacramento, jointly hosted by the CDFA and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the State of Israel. The forum brings together both Israeli and California government officials, businesses and researchers to address water/agriculture-related issues while also exploring opportunities for future innovation and sustainable management of water resources.
from California Dept. of Food and Agriculture