It’s almost Memorial Day and that means summer is almost here.  That also means it’s time for the Western Growers Membership Renewal Drive. Membership in Western Growers is an investment in your future.  Thousands of members understand the value of belonging to the organization and all the benefits you get as a member.   As an added incentive, all memberships that are renewed by June 21 will be entered into a drawing for $500.

Randy Hause

Members of the Western Growers’ Board of Directors who attended this week’s Washington, D.C. Board Meeting left town clear about one thing: despite what is being said in the media about immigration reform being dead, there still remains a window of opportunity for action this year. Led by Western Growers Chairman Bruce Taylor and CEO and President Tom Nassif, members of WG’s Board came to D.C. with messages for members of each party.

 

Dennis Nuxoll

In response to an increasing interest in solar energy systems from our members, Western Growers Science and Technology staff have assembled a list of subject matter experts who understand the marketplace and work directly with solar vendors that have been independently vetted for projects in the agricultural sector.  These experts work with credible solar vendors and can provide reliable information on financing and leasing arrangements.

Sonia Salas

As part of the Western Growers Transportation Program, CH Robinson has introduced a Market Update – Supply and Demand document for shippers designed to connect them with important market information and business planning tools.  The Market Update focuses on “Factors Impacting Today’s Transportation Industry.  Topics include large scale market indicators, carrier capacity, driver shortages, and government regulations.  The document also provides best practice tips on how to make freight more attractive to carriers.

Matt McInerney

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