On December 1, 2021, the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) will be hosting its Produce Labor Conference to provide guidance on ag labor recruiting and retention in Colorado. The in-person conference will feature breakout sessions designed to help Colorado fruit and vegetable growers understand the current conditions with regulatory impacts; learn updates on current and new programs; and find innovative solutions for produce farms in Colorado.

Jason Resnick

It’s the final few days to sign up for the Western Growers 2021 Annual Meeting, as the deadline to register for the event at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar in San Diego is Nov. 1.

The Annual Meeting will be held from Nov. 7 -10, and there are numerous can’t-be-missed educational opportunities and social events.

Keynote speakers include entrepreneur Magatte Wade; columnist, author and lawyer Gordon Chang and economic liberty, private property rights and free speech litigator Timothy Sandefur.

Ann Donahue

The Organic Grower Summit 2021, which is sponsored by Western Growers, recently announced that it will feature an educational session that will explore the relationship between Mexico and the United States and how they can support each other’s future organic growth. The “Growing and Selling in the Mexican Organic Market" Educational Session will be held on Thursday, December 2.

Other sessions and workshops include the following:

Stephanie Metzinger

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