Western Growers is offering members a secret weapon in helping attract and retain the best employees in California and Arizona’s produce industry. For the past six years, the Western Growers HR Practices and Compensation Survey has collected data to provide members with crucial information needed to keep compensation competitive. And your participation this year is vital to building a more robust database.

Stephanie Thara

We would like to recognize and thank our 39 new members for joining the Western Growers’ family.  Your patronage and support is greatly appreciated. We look forward to working with you and your employees in 2016 and beyond.


Avocado Resources Corporation

Garry Richardson Farms

G & M Farms Inc.

GFO LLC, Griffith Bros

Healthy Trends Produce, LLC

Heritage Ranch Management

Produce West

Roco Farms, LLC

Shiloh Ranch

Sea Breeze Farms, LLC

Viota West


Jeff Janas

Western Growers’ members are invited to learn about the latest produce food safety research findings during the 7th Annual Center for Produce Safety Symposium on June 28-29 in Seattle.

Produce industry leaders, government officials and food safety research scientists will gather to learn about topics such as irrigation water advancements; utilizing surrogates, indicators and detection methods; implementing science-based preventive controls that minimize contamination risks; and more.

Stephanie Thara

Today, two of Western Growers’ own shared the stage during a luncheon presentation at the Association of California Water Agencies’ (ACWA) 2016 Spring Conference & Exhibition in Monterey, Calif.

Hundreds of local water leaders were on hand to witness a joint-keynote address given by Hank Giclas, Western Growers Senior Vice President, and Bruce Taylor, Taylor Farms Chairman/CEO, titled, “Agriculture: Embracing Technology in a New Era.”

Cory Lunde


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