New markets are critical to the success of specialty crop producers; outstanding trade conflicts must be addressed

IRVINE (July 1, 2010) - The specialty crop industry was very pleased with the commitment made by the President Barack Obama at last week's G-20 accord to work with Korean President Lee Myung-bak to address outstanding concerns with the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Obama has indicated that these issues should be resolved by November of this year.

Wendy Fink-Weber

Western Growers Foundation re-launches the educational, easy to navigate, entertaining Producepedia.com, aimed at helping people embrace a healthy diet

IRVINE (June 9, 2010) - “We’re not out here growing vegetables just to grow them; we grow them with a passion. We know that we’re going to eat them; we know our children are going to eat them.” This and other heart-felt comments made by fruit, vegetable and tree-nut family farmers are available on-line as part of Western Growers Foundation’s (WGF) re-launch of Producepedia.com.

Wendy Fink-Weber

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