Don Cameron is bringing decades of growing expertise and agricultural experience to the 2023 Salinas Biological Summit on June 20-21, 2023.
Don has been the Vice President and General Manager of Terranova Ranch, Inc. since 1987. Terranova farms encompasses approximately 7,500 acres, in addition to 1,500 acres custom farmed for other clients. Terranova farms has a mix of conventional, organic and biotech field crops. Over 25 different crops are grown on the farm. Don also owns and farms Prado Farms, located in Fresno County.
In addition to his work on as Vice President and General Manager, Don also serves on multiple industry boards. He has served on the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Environmental Farming Act Science Advisory Panel since 2011. In 2012, Don served an appointment at the federal level on the Working Group for the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology and 21st Century Agriculture. Since 2014, Don has been serving on the California State Board of Food and Agriculture and is currently president.
He currently serves as Chairman for the California Cotton Alliance, director and past Chairman for the California Tomato Growers Association, Chairman for McMullin Area Groundwater Sustainable Agency and director of the Raisin City Water District. In the spring of 2020, Don was appointed to the Governor’s Task Force for Business and Jobs Recovery; Operations Committee and currently serves on the DPR Sustainable Pest Management Task Force. He was appointed to the Western Growers board as Executive Secretary in 2021.
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