In these hectic times, there is a constant flood of information and updates. As you work to ensure your products are moving as smoothly as possible, here are three quick transportation alerts for your awareness:

FMCSA EXTENDS COVID-19 HOURS-OF-SERVICE EXEMPTIONS TO JUNE 14

Tracey Chow

CDFA has updated their list of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) vendors, which was created to connect industry growers, packers, storage facilities, and other agricultural entities with suppliers. To the extent they can, CDFA is verifying the vendor on a surface level. However, because CDFA cannot fully vet the vendors, the buyer has an obligation to do their own vetting.

Click here to access the updated list of PPE suppliers.

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H-2A

Western Growers has been the leading agricultural organization in advocating for a comprehensive immigration reform solution that includes legalizing the status of currently falsely-documented farmworkers and a new guest worker visa program to ensure future flows of labor. With many members increasingly turning to the H-2A program to meet their labor needs, Western Growers has elevated H-2A reform as a top public policy priority.

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Western Growers members care deeply for the food they grow, the land they sustain, the people they employ, and the community in which they live.