IRVINE, Calif. (Feb. 21, 2012)—There’s a new team leader representing the most influential specialty crop producers in the fresh produce industry in the nation’s capitol. Joining Western Growers in Washington, D.C., is Dennis Nuxoll, newly appointed vice president of federal government affairs.

Wendy Fink-Weber

IRVINE, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2011)—Mike Jarrard of Salinas, Calif.-based Mann Packing Company took the reins as 2012 chairman of the board at Western Growers 86th Annual Meeting in San Diego Nov. 6 to 9. Jarrard grew up in Bakersfield, Calif., on his family’s wheat and alfalfa farm. He graduated from the University of California, Davis with degrees in agriculture and economics, and joined Dole Fresh Vegetables after college. Jarrard joined Mann Packing in 1994 and became its president in 2006.

Wendy Fink-Weber


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