IRVINE, Calif.–Presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his Farmers and Ranchers for Romney coalition Wednesday naming Tom Nassif, President and CEO of Western Growers, one of six national chairs of the coalition.
IRVINE, Calif.–Tuesday, the House Rules Committee is expected to consider the debate rules for a one year extension of the Farm Bill coupled with a disaster assistance package. The extension could be debated on the House floor as early as Wednesday, leaving Congress with two days to act before they adjourn for the August recess.
IRVINE, Calif.–The third annual Professional Compensation and Human Resources Practices Survey, just out from Western Growers, contains twice the data of last year’s survey including detailed information on what’s happening with pay and benefits practices in the fresh produce industry in California and Arizona.
IRVINE, Calif.–Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif released a statement following the announcement Wednesday of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan by California Governor Jerry Brown and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar: