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A roundtable on issues affecting western agriculture held by Western Growers and the Hawaii Farm Bureau punctuated events at the 88th Annual Meeting in Honolulu.  The event convened earlier today with the purpose of discussing how to leverage the collective resources and relationships of the various western states’ specialty crop industries to advance the mutual goals and interests of the respective organizations on such issues as food safety, the farm bill, immigration reform, and labor policy.

President and CEO of Western Growers, Tom Nassif, and key Western Growers staff, made presentations to the group that included industry, government and university representatives from the USDA, the Hawaii Department of Agriculture, and the University of Hawaii.

The meeting concluded with a discussion of other important issues such as transportation, PACA and export issues, as well as the next steps toward future collaboration.

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