On Wednesday October 2, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. received approval from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion of selected EU products, as result of its win in a long-running case against illegal EU aircraft subsidies.

Effective October 18, 2019 USTR will impose a 25% tariff rate increase on the following EU agricultural goods that may have relevance for WG members:

Tracey Chow

Western Growers Manager of Arizona Government Affairs AnnaMarie Knorr has been recognized as a “Woman Achiever of Arizona” by the Arizona Capital Times. Designated as one of Arizona’s "unsung heroes,” AnnaMarie has been acknowledged as a women who excels in her profession and works every day to advance Western Growers, and as a result, makes a difference in the lives of other Arizonians. She will be formally honored at the Arizona Capital Times’ awards event on October 29, 2019, at the Phoenix Art Museum.

Chardae Heim

Western Growers will honor Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif, whose passion for agriculture and remarkable leadership has elevated WG exponentially, with the 2019 Award of Honor during Western Growers 94th Annual Meeting in Maui, Hawaii.

Nassif’s impact and commitment to the Western Growers community will be recognized at the Award of Honor Dinner on November 12, 2019, at the Annual Meeting. To attend the ceremony, visit http://www.wgannualmeeting.com/.

Chardae Heim

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