The Western Growers family is saddened to learn of the passing of Richard Rominger at the age of 93.

Mr. Rominger, a Yolo County farmer, served as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, and contributed generously to many industry initiatives and charitable causes.

Chardae Heim

After months of negotiations, the House and Senate passed the budget for the federal government yesterday. Attached to the government spending package were several dozen smaller bills, with the text of the legislation totaling nearly 5,600 pages.

Below are the significant items that will most affect Western Growers members:

Dennis Nuxoll

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