Cal/OSHA continues to develop guidance and resources for employers and workers to protect against COVID-19 and prevent the spread of the disease.

Recently, Cal/OSHA has developed guidance related to COVID-19 infection prevention in agriculture. Links to this guidance, along with other agriculture-specific Cal/OSHA resources, are provided below.

Cal/OSHA Agriculture Guidance

Cory Lunde

As of June 15, USDA has allocated nearly $2.9 billion of $16 billion in direct payments as part of its Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).

Specialty crops continue to lag other sectors of the agriculture industry, receiving just $53 million (1.8%) of the total funds spent to date. Furthermore, the specialty crop industry has only submitted 1,500 (0.6%) of the approximately 275,000 applications.

Cory Lunde

IRVINE, Calif., (June 16, 2020) -- Western Growers is pleased to announce the addition of De Ann Davis, PhD, as Senior Vice President, Science. Davis brings extensive expertise to the leadership team with more than 25 years of experience in the development and execution of technical global programs, including food safety, quality assurance and regulatory compliance.

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