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California Agricultural Export

Training Certificate Program


Executive Series 2009


There is no time like the present to export California’s

food and agricultural products!


The California Agricultural Export Training Certificate (CalAgX) program provides comprehensive training designed to meet the educational needs of food processors and agricultural producers seeking to export their products worldwide.  The program consists of 6 separate training sessions held at two-week intervals with each session lasting 4 hours.  Each of the 6 sessions has been designed to meet the learning needs of new-to-export or non-exporting food and agriculture companies.  Sessions consist of 1) Introduction to Food and Agriculture Exports; 2) Logistics & Documentation; 3) Banking and Finance; 4) Foreign Regulations & Legal Aspects; 5) International Marketing & Market Planning; and 6) Negotiation & Cultural Aspects.


What can the CalAgX do for you?

  • Text Box: “The CalAgX program has given me the tools to be successful in international marketing”
 –Jeff Simonian, Simonian Fruit Company
Learn the details of moving your product overseas, and then “getting paid”
  • Establish contacts with experienced professionals in international finance, logistics and trade
  • Identify and resolve company barriers to exporting
  • Respond to international sales inquiries and trade leads
  • Develop the “next steps” for your company to expand your sales on a global scale
  • Understand the financial and promotional export assistance that is available


“Excellent class for getting started in the business of exporting”

 –Cleo Calloway, Jr., Jakes BBQ Sauce

Complete Online Interest Card

(Accepting Application November 3, 2008)


Registration Deadline:  March 9, 2009

Program Fee:  $400.00

Each Additional Representative:  $125.00


Class Sessions will begin March 24-26, 2009 and end June 2-4, 2009.  Regional class sessions will be held in Northern, Central and Southern California. The location of each class will be announced when online application is available.


For further information of the CalAgX Training Certificate Program, please contact:


California Centers for International Trade Development

(559) 324-6401 or (888) 638-7888; Fax: (559) 324-6492

Statewide Coordinator:  Frank M. Nuñez · Email:



CalAgX Program Flyer

CalAgX Program Information Sheet

CalAgX Training Schedule

CalAgX 2008 – Testimonials & Pictures

Video – “Business of Detail”



California Centers for International Trade Development

California Department of Food and Agriculture

Economic & Workforce Development


This training program is funded by the California Centers for International Trade Development (CITD) through the California Community College Economic Development Program and the U.S. Department of Education Title VI B grant, International Programs, and is presented in cooperation with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA).


The sponsoring organizations prohibit discrimination in its program on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, and sexual orientation, marital or familial. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, etc.) should notify the hosting program at your location.