Date: Nov 05, 2019

The latest and final 2019 edition of Western Grower & Shipper magazine is now available online and in print. As Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif  prepares for retirement, this edition highlights many of his advocacy efforts and his legacy on Western Growers and the produce industry. Click here to access the electronic version of the magazine.

Some highlights from this issue:

Always the Advocate
Western Growers got more than it bargained for when it hired the former ambassador to Morocco almost two decades ago. “His commitment to the job and his integrity are unmatched.”

A Week in the Life of Western Growers’ DC Lobbyists
Lobbying is a vital part of American democracy and helps ensure that grievances that threaten the livelihood of individuals or an industry are heard and, ideally, resolved. For more than 90 years, WG staff have acted as the liaisons between fresh produce farmers and elected and appointed representatives.

Together, We Can Create a Booming AgTech Ecosystem
Farmers across the world face the daunting challenge of producing 70 percent more food by 2050 to feed an ever-growing population. Achieving this increase in global food production will require a proactive approach to modernizing our food system.

The Future World of Autonomous Vehicles
Autonomous vehicles are making headlines. Whether for personal or commercial use, there’s a lot of speculation about what the future will bring.


WG Staff Contact

Chardae Heim
Communications Coordinator

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