When the Produce Safety Rule goes into effect on January 26, most companies will have two years or less to become compliant with the new standards. Are you FSMA Ready? Whether you think you are or not, Western Growers urges members to register and participate in our upcoming Lunch and Learn Webinar on the Produce Safety Rule.   

Stephanie Metzinger

Child nutrition programs have been the source of contention for the past two years with fights occurring over everything from whole grain-rich requirements and sodium restrictions to a fresh produce mandate. Yesterday, the Senate Agriculture Committee Nutrition and Forestry Committee put those fights to rest -- at least for now -- when it favorably reported the Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act of 2016 out of committee.

Jeff Janas

Governor John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Agricultural Leadership Program, in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Agriculture and Colorado State University are set to host the 25th annual Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture on February 18 in Denver.

The focus of the 2016 Governor’s Ag Forum will be "The Next Generation of Agriculture" and will feature numerous ag experts from around Colorado and the country, including WG’s Jason Resnick and WG members Robert Sakata (Sakata Farms) and Michael Hirakata (Hirakata Farms).

Jeff Janas

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