In most scenarios, when a load of produce arrives at its destination by truck showing signs of a breach of contract related to quality and/or condition issues, the receiver has the right to reject the load if the product has not yet been unloaded from the carrier. However, the receiver must first obtain a USDA inspection to support that the load does not meet the terms of the contract and is a rightful rejection.

Bryan Nickerson

For the past four years, WG has been working on a funding solution to address drinking water contamination issues in disadvantaged communities. While we initially advocated the funding should come from a small fee on water bills, and increased fees on agriculture that would have been tied to enforcement changes, the governor and legislature instead decided to continuously appropriate $130 million a year over the next 10 years from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. Senator Monning’s SB-200 passed both houses of the legislature and is now before the governor for his signature.

Gail Delihant

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