Join us on November 14 for our upcoming Lunch & Learn webinar, as we dive into key concepts and parameters producers should consider when implementing irrigation water treatment in an agricultural system. During the webinar, Dr. Ana Allende of the Spanish National Research Council will share her research findings related to irrigation water treatments as well as discuss best practices that may be applied to your operation.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from our speaker and to ask questions about irrigation water treatment. Register today!

Sonia Salas

Attention golfers! Don’t miss out on this year’s “Teeing it Up in the Tropics” Annual Meeting Golf Tournament. The deadline to register and join the tournament is Friday, October 11th, 2019. The tournament begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Wailea Golf Club in Maui, Hawaii. Join us as Golf Chair Craig Reade emcees this event!

Register today to reserve your spot!


“Teeing it Up in the Tropics” Western Growers Golf Tournament

Chardae Heim

Yesterday, Western Growers President/CEO Tom Nassif attended the signing of the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement in the Roosevelt Room at the White House. The trade agreement opens up market opportunities for the fresh produce industry, and WG members will now have access to the Japanese market on equal footing with the Asia-Pacific signatories of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.

On Wednesday October 2, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. received approval from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion of selected EU products, as result of its win in a long-running case against illegal EU aircraft subsidies.

Effective October 18, 2019 USTR will impose a 25% tariff rate increase on the following EU agricultural goods that may have relevance for WG members:

Tracey Chow


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