IRVINE, Calif. (June 9, 2021) – Citing an “acute and critical need” magnified by another all-too-familiar drought, a national coalition representing thousands of Western farmers, ranchers, water providers, businesses and communities urged Senate leaders yesterday to take action to address the shortcomings of aging water infrastructure.

Cory Lunde

Several Western Growers members recently asked me for a checklist of questions to ask when product arrives at contract destination when there has been a federal inspection secured. In other words, can we provide a guidance document to the sales staff to ask the correct questions and determine, with accuracy, liability under the terms of the sales contract.   

The following is a checklist of questions that I require the answers to before an opinion can be rendered for a WG shipper as to whether or not a commodity complies with contract at destination:

Bryan Nickerson

Western Growers recently signed onto a letter urging California Governor Newsom to issue an executive order to conform workplace regulations with the Centers for Disease Control and California Department of Public Health guidelines.

The letter stated that the suggested Executive Order should:

The Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) invites all agtech startups and Western Growers members to a special “open house” on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

As a hub for collaboration, the WGCIT encourages networking and mingling between entrepreneurs and farmers during the event. The event will also feature WGCIT staff sharing updated about Western Growers and the latest innovation initiatives. 


Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology’s 2021 Open House

Dennis Donohue


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