The California Cotton Ginners and Growers Associations (CCGGA) co-hosted Assemblyman Frank Bigelow (5th Assembly District) at the Association Offices in Fresno this past week. Issues discussed include increased regulatory burden and the regulatory environment in general, the critical biomass disaster, pesticide issues and the California political landscape. Assemblyman Bigelow has been a longtime friend to agriculture and it was a great opportunity to visit with the Assemblyman and farmer! Representing the Association at this event were President/CEO Roger Isom, Director of Technical Services Christopher McGlothlin and Director of Regulatory Affairs Jodi Raley. Co-hosting the event were the Western Agricultural Processors Association, California Citrus Mutual, California Fresh Fruit Association, the Nisei Farmers League, Western Plant Health Association, California Dairies Incorporated and Allied Grape Growers.