Plan to attend the Agricultural Personnel Management Association’s Conference for Human Resource, Labor and Safety Professionals in the Agricultural Industry, at a beautiful ocean front venue located in the heart of the historic Cannery Row and near many Monterey Bay area attractions. The APMA Forum will feature an outstanding program for HR and Safety professionals including:

*Keynotes by California Agricultural Labor Relations Board Chairman William Gould and former Secretary of CDFA and WG Past Chairman A.G. Kawamura, among other distinguished speakers.

Stephanie Metzinger

When the Produce Safety Rule goes into effect on January 26, most companies will have two years or less to become compliant with the new standards. Are you FSMA Ready? Whether you think you are or not, Western Growers urges members to register and participate in our upcoming Lunch and Learn Webinar on the Produce Safety Rule.   

Stephanie Metzinger

Child nutrition programs have been the source of contention for the past two years with fights occurring over everything from whole grain-rich requirements and sodium restrictions to a fresh produce mandate. Yesterday, the Senate Agriculture Committee Nutrition and Forestry Committee put those fights to rest -- at least for now -- when it favorably reported the Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act of 2016 out of committee.

Jeff Janas

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