Jennifer Sey will kick off the 2022 Western Growers Annual Meeting on "Speaking Out After Resigning as Global Brand President of Levi's."

Jennifer Sey is an author, former national gymnastics champion, and corporate leader who spent close to 23 years at Levi Strauss & Co., holding various leadership positions. She began in 1999 as a marketing assistant and rose to become the Global Brand President in 2020.

Ann Donahue

The deadline for casting your online 2023-2024 Board of Directors election ballot is Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. Western Growers urges all members to vote!

As a member of Western Growers, your participation in the process of electing the Board of Directors is critical to our continued relevance and influence. It is through your involvement in this process that Board Members are elected to serve your district, and the entire membership, on the key issues facing our industry.

Kim Sherman

In this episode, Voices of the Valley continues to honor Hank Giclas, the produce industry veteran who passed away in August.

Bruce Taylor, Chairman and CEO of Taylor Farms; Edwin Camp, President of D.M. Camp & Sons; Joe Pezzini, Sr. Director of Ag Operations at Taylor Farms and Peter Wren-Hilton, Founder of Wharf42 Ltd., all join the podcast to celebrate the life of their beloved friend and colleague.

Ann Donahue

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is accepting applications for grants under its new Pollinator Habitat Program.

A total of $14.5 million is being offered; each applicant organization is allowed a maximum of $2 million.

The grant is open to Resource Conservation Districts, academic institutions, NGOs and tribal governments, and commodity groups are encourage to apply in partnership with one of these organizational types.

De Ann Davis

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