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Statewide workforce readiness campaign to cultivate agricultural workforce equipped with skills needed to navigate new on-farm technology

IRVINE, Calif. (June 2, 2021) – Western Growers (WG) has teamed with Karen Ross, California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary, to launch a statewide initiative aimed at developing a future workforce with the skills and knowledge to navigate emerging on-farm technology.

Stephanie Metzinger

On June 9, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PT, Western Growers is hosting a web discussion surrounding all submissions received during the Adjacent Land Use/Production Locations comment period, which closed on May 27, 2021. During this web discussion, proposed changes to the LGMA-approved metrics will be publicly presented by the corresponding submitter with open dialogue allowed for all attendees.

To register for this web discussion, click here.

Sonia Salas

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