Nassif Responds To L.A. Times Column

2015 February 1.

Western Growers President & CEO Tom Nassif’s “Letter to the Editor” disputing a column by George Skelton about the use of water to produce almonds, was published by that paper in its Dec. 16 edition.

Feeding the World When Global Population Reaches Nine Billion: Something to Worry About?

2015 February 1.

o you have days when you feel you are damned if you do and damned if you don’t?  I read news reports all the time about our industry, as you probably do.  It’s the criticism in the media that stings when judgments are made that farmers do not use natural resources well, in particular, water.

State Senator Ben Allen

California State Senator Ben Allen represents District 26, which includes Santa Monica and the Westside of L.A. County

2015 February 1.

Ben Allen won in his first attempt for the California Legislature in November of 2014.  At 36, he is the second youngest senator in the state.