Responding to the significant increase in H-2A usage throughout the agricultural industry, Western Growers has created new insurance options for employers who use the temporary ag labor program. The new insurance solution covers risks specifically associated with the use of the H-2A temporary ag program.
Western Growers Insurance Services has developed a strategic partnership with the Almond Alliance of California to advance the breadth of health benefits and insurance services available to members of the Alliance.
Western Growers and the United Fresh Produce Association have entered into a formal marketing agreement to jointly promote the Western Growers Shield™, a first-of-its-kind insurance program specifically designed to protect food companies from recall liability.
In light of the recent incident in Texas where a pesticide mixed with water to cause a toxic gas, businesses utilizing pesticides in their operations may face increased scrutiny by regulatory agencies. This incident caused the death of four minors and sent another five people to the hospital.