Don Johnston, a longtime leader for Western Growers and in the California potato industry, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, after several difficult years, including the death of his wife, Gail Johnston, last fall.
The effort by a dozen states to sue the Environmental Protection Agency over the so-called “sue and settle” tactic employed by environmental groups has received some press in the national media recently.
The Central Coast Cooperative Groundwater Program was approved last Friday, July 11. The deadline for opting into the Groundwater Cooperative, for those of who did not do so on your eNOI previously, has been extended. If your operations are located within in the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board jurisdiction, the following information here from the Board will be of importance to you: