Arizona Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program recently announced the availability of funds for assistance with COVID-related expenses. Western Growers staff worked with the Department to streamline the application process and provide up to $2,500 in reimbursing for eligible expenses related to personal protective equipment, workplace safety and vaccination events.

Robert Medler

Beginning on January 22, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will require non-U.S. individuals seeking to enter the United States via land ports of entry and ferry terminals at the U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada borders to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide related proof of vaccination, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise nationwide.

Jason Resnick


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