Save the date for the first two AgTechX events in 2022: AgTechX Ed in Imperial Valley on January 26 and AgTechX Food Safety in Yuma, Ariz. on February 2.

AgTechX Ed:

The AgTechX Ed Summit at Imperial Valley College will be comprised of three panels and several keynote addresses covering topics including: industry issues and skill identification; education and workforce development strategies; and current and future workforce needs on the farm.

Stephanie Metzinger

The Organic Grower Summit, which will be held next week in Monterey, Calif., will include education and networking opportunities aimed at supporting the organic community and bolstering innovation on the farm.

Western Growers, who is the presenting sponsor of this year’s Organic Growers Summit, is thrilled to be included in numerous sessions and activities including the following:

Stephanie Metzinger

Running a business is a complex venture; even before you add personnel into the equation. Failing to consider various state, federal, and local employment-related laws can lead to serious problems for employers and their business operations. Noncompliance poses its own substantial risk including ‘bet the farm’ litigation scenarios. Below is a brief reminder of new hire reporting obligations for Arizona and California employers.

Teresa McQueen


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