With peak summer harvest season rapidly approaching, many Western Growers members may still have questions about how to implement the CDC/OSHA interim guidance for agriculture workers and employers in their operations.

To address practical applications of the guidance on farms and in facilities, Western Growers is teaming up with leading experts from UC Davis, Rutgers University and Colorado State University to conduct a three-part COVID-19 webinar series.

Cory Lunde

Western Growers, in collaboration with numerous agricultural partners, have evaluated and responded to the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board’s Draft General Waste Discharge Requirements for Discharges from Irrigated Lands (Draft Order 4.0) and the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR). The Draft Order comment submittal also includes alternatives to what was proposed.

Gail Delihant

Western Growers invites you to join a web discussion to review proposed changes to the LGMA-approved guidelines surrounding Field Sanitation. This web discussion will be held tomorrow, June 24, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to10:30 a.m. PDT. The web discussion will offer an opportunity to review proposed changes to the LGMA-approved metrics and provide feedback. To view the working draft, click here. The discussion will begin at comment #21. 

Sonia Salas

Join KipTraq CEO Bryan Banks this Thursday as he speaks about an innovative flexible mobile data collection tool that streamlines any data collection process in minutes. During this week’s “Innovating in Challenging Times” webinar, Banks will be showcasing how growers and processors are staying on top of their operations with this agtech, as well as detail how current customers are using KipTraq to complete many other tasks within their company.

Chardae Heim

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