Join us for our February Tech Talk where Tailwater Systems will discuss how their high-performance bioreactors can help remove nitrates and other contaminants from field drainage and drinking water wells. Tailwater Systems, one of 53 startups working out of Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology, designs, builds and operates these compact systems that can be placed anywhere—in a field, next to a greenhouse or near a lift station.

Hank Giclas

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is looking to fill nine vacancies on the Standardization Advisory Committee. This committee makes recommendations to the CDFA Secretary on all matters regarding the Standardization Program—a program which enforces laws and regulations governing minimum standards for maturity, quality, size, standard container and pack and container markings.

Matt McInerney

Over the past years, the TommyO blog has been a trusted resource in the fresh produce industry - providing educational information about understanding the nuances and technical aspects of the sales contract process.  The articles have opined about the intricacies within sales contracts and provided practical recommendations to provide knowledge about your responsibilities, rights and remedies.  The goal is to help you to maximize sales opportunities and provide Western Growers Regular Members guidance on specific sales contract matters.  As we embark on the post TommyO legacy, we introduce


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