Don’t miss Western Growers Legal Updates Webinar Series, moderated by WG’s Vice President and General Counsel, Jason Resnick tomorrow at 11:00 AM (PDT). Attorneys from Dentons’ global team will offer their insights on Agricultural Trade: Current Climate and Trends: Practical Considerations During COVID-19 and Beyond.

Jason Resnick

Cleantech Entrepreneur Ryan Park joins Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) Director Dennis Donohue for the next Innovating in Challenging Times webinar on Thursday, September 3. Park will be discussing his company, Concept Clean Energy, and the advancements they have made amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Concept Clean Energy creates agtech that addresses specific challenges and allows an operation multiple opportunities to reduce its reliance on the public power grid. This solar technology allows users to move toward becoming energy self-sufficient.

Chardae Heim

As a reminder, the deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) is September 11, 2020. This program provides direct relief to producers who faced price declines and additional marketing costs due to COVID-19.

Over 130 specialty crop commodities are eligible for CFAP. All eligible commodities, payment rates, and calculations can be found on the USDA CFAP specialty crop page.

Cory Lunde

It is expected that the transportation market during the next 30 or so days is going to be challenging, according to C.H. Robinson’s John Stenderup.

Stenderup notes that a number of factors may contribute to this environment, including the following:

Kim Sherman

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