This week, Western Growers and nearly 300 allied agriculture and forest products companies and associations sent a letter to Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, urging his immediate intervention to support U.S. exporters and ensure their access to overseas markets.
The comment period for proposed changes to the LGMA-approved metrics related to Soil Amendments and Non-Synthetic Crop Treatments closes today. We encourage all stakeholders to submit proposed changes and comments here: https://www.leafygreenguidance.com/
The Department of Industrial Relations and its California Labor Commissioner’s Office recently launched a web-based tool that offers key information on the new 2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave law. The web tool is available here: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/covid-psl/
With a TikTok video that garnered more than 2.4 million views, 460,000 likes and 30,000 comments in two days, Shay Myers aired his frustrations with farm labor shortages and the H-2A guest worker program.