The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is looking to fill nine vacancies on the Standardization Advisory Committee. This committee makes recommendations to the CDFA Secretary on all matters regarding the Standardization Program—a program which enforces laws and regulations governing minimum standards for maturity, quality, size, standard container and pack and container markings.

Matt McInerney

Western Growers and AgSafe will be hosting a series of produce safety workshops from January through May to assist California growers in meeting the training requirements under the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) produce safety regulation. The produce rule requires companies to employ at least one person who has completed the equivalent of this eight-hour class. These classes will be offered in Northern and Central California production areas and will be presented in both English and Spanish.

This eight hour class will cover the following topics:

Sonia Salas

WG&S Magazine has been your trusted source for news and updates about the specialty crop industry for nearly 90 years—and now it is available online through a digital flipbook.

In addition to receiving your print edition in the mail, you can now read the entire magazine—cover to cover—online. Click here to access the January/February 2018 edition.

This new format will also allow you to do the following:

Stephanie Metzinger

Western Growers and AgSafe will be hosting a series of produce safety workshops from January through May to assist California growers in meeting the training requirements under the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) produce safety regulation. The produce rule requires companies to employ at least one person who has completed the equivalent of this eight-hour class. These classes will be offered in Northern and Central California production areas and will be presented in both English and Spanish.

This eight hour class will cover the following topics:

Sonia Salas

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