Western Growers applauds passage of legislation today by the California Assembly and Senate establishing a $7.5 billion water bond that includes $2.7 billion for storage. We are especially pleased that the storage portion of this legislation is a continuous appropriation preventing the legislature from withholding funding. Passage of this legislation is an essential first step in adding capacity to our state’s existing storage infrastructure.  

Jeff Janas

On June 26, 2014, Western Growers postponed a webinar scheduled on June 30, 2014, due to logistical difficulties. This webinar was meant to discuss several proposed changes that could affect the current language and practices in the leafy green guidance documents utilized by the Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements (LGMA) in Arizona and California. We are happy to announce that we are now ready to host it on August 20, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. PDT.

There have been dozens of projects and reports and hundreds-of-pages of scientific research findings completed by the Center for Produce Safety over the past few years on agricultural water and its impact on food safety.  To help you take better advantage of this knowledge and information, WG has partnered with the CPS and the Produce Marketing Association to evaluate and consolidate that body of knowledge into one report for the benefit of members of the fresh produce industry:

Hank Giclas


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