Tomorrow’s Lunch and Learn Webinar will highlight technological advancements that have the potential to offer affordable net zero energy homes for farmworkers. Jason Resnick, Western Growers’ vice president and general counsel, will provide an overview of the current housing requirements for farmworkers under H-2A visas. He will also share the challenges and possible solutions associated with these requirements.

Stephanie Metzinger

Scott Wilson, an employment law attorney, will provide an overview of the California and Federal labor and employment laws affecting agriculture, including wage and hour, harassment and discrimination, farm labor contractor regulation, union organizing and mandatory leaves of absence on Tuesday.


San Diego County Farm Bureau
1670 E Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92027


Tuesday, December 15, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM with lunch provided from 12:00-12:30 PM.


Stephanie Metzinger

SALINAS, Calif., (December 10, 2015) – Today Western Growers held the grand opening of its Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT), a technology incubator aimed at bringing innovative entrepreneurs together with farmers to facilitate creative solutions to the biggest challenges facing agriculture.

Bruce Taylor, Chairman and CEO of Taylor Farms, was instrumental in coalescing the Western Growers Board of Directors around his vision to help agriculture facilitate solutions to its resources challenges:

Stephanie Metzinger


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