A roundtable on issues affecting western agriculture held by Western Growers and the Hawaii Farm Bureau punctuated events at the 88th Annual Meeting in Honolulu.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) issued a press release on October 2nd announcing the expansion of the quarantine area in Tulare County due to the detection of one psyllid near the City of Exeter. A portion of the county was previously under quarantine, but the new discovery prompted the quarantine expansion in a new 86 square mile area.
After an initial discovery of one male Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACD) in Kern County by local agriculture officials on September 5, the California Department of Food and Agriculture has expanded its quarantine...
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that it will invest $52 million in Specialty Crop Block Grants, a program funded authorized the 2008 Farm Bill, to support producers of fresh fruits and vegetables and other specialty crops.
Western Growers members care deeply for the food they grow, the land they sustain, the people they employ, and the community in which they live.