This fall has been busy with regulatory activity at the California Air Resources Board (CARB). WG staff has been actively participating in two regulatory proposals that will impact farmers in both the short- and long-term.

The first proposal is the Advanced Clean Truck Regulation which is designed to mandate that manufacturers make and sell more zero-emission trucks and buses. It would be comprised of two parts:

Matthew Allen

Western Growers directors and industry friends celebrated the achievements of Matt McInerney, WG’s senior executive vice president, during the March 2019 Board of Directors meeting. The three-day meeting concluded yesterday in Sacramento.

During the meeting, WG directors discussed state and federal legislative and regulatory priorities impacting the fresh produce industry, and received updates on the several key programs and initiatives being undertaken by WG entities.

Stephanie Metzinger

Rising tariffs increase your risk of having an insufficient bond—and that can lead U.S. Customs to shut down your ability to import. On December 12, C.H. Robinson will be hosting a “Tariff Impact: Is Your Customs Bonds Sufficient?” webinar that will explain how a surety bond differs from an insurance policy. Additionally, the webinar will cover what can happen when a surety bond isn’t increased in a timely manner and what you can do now to monitor your import activity and assess your company’s risk.


Kim Sherman



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