As part of The Packer’s 125-year anniversary special, Western Growers President/CEO Tom Nassif identified several keys to the future success of agriculture. An excerpt of the article is below:
“My 17 years of service to the produce industry as President and CEO of Western Growers have been marked a steady erosion of support for farmers, particularly in California, which I believe to be the consequence of a disengaged, uninformed and largely urban populace. This prevailing physical and intellectual detachment from the farm has opened agriculture up to increasingly restrictive public policies.”
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