On August 18 and 19, industry experts and the agtech community from across the globe will come together for the first-ever “The Flight of the Honeybees” virtual conference. During this two-day event, these experts will share their insight on the honeybee’s role in crop pollination, the latest technologies being deployed, biodiversity and our environment, and the importance of honeybees to our food supply – from farm to table.

Dennis Donohue

On May 27, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. PT, the comment period for issues related to Adjacent Land Use/Production Locations (Issues # 14 and # 15 in the guidelines) closes. Only submissions following the proper format and submitted before the deadline will be accepted.

If you are interested in submitting a revision to the Adjacent Land Use/Production Locations section, visit https://www.leafygreenguidance.com/. WG invites all stakeholders interested in enhancing the safety of leafy greens to engage in this process.

Sonia Salas

On June 23, the WG Women Program will be hosting a mentorship workshop, where attendees will learn best practices, tips and tactics on how to create a meaningful mentor/protégé relationship. During the event, you will hear examples of progress from other relationships and receive guidance on how to start, re-start and re-invigorate your relationship with either your protégé or mentor. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to ask all speakers and WG staff questions on how to move your relationship forward.


Stephanie Metzinger

The “Western Growers 2020 Year in Review” publication highlights all we have accomplished together this past year. The Year in Review is now available here.

WG Chairman Ryan Talley and WG President/CEO Dave Puglia open the Year in Review with a note reflecting on the collective accomplishments of our industry: 

“In last year’s pre-pandemic annual review, we focused on the theme of embracing change. Little did we know how prophetic those words would be in 2020.

Paul Schmidt


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