May 2011- Sustainability

Tom Nassif

Sustainability, What Does it Mean to You?

When Western Growers embarked on its three-pronged technology initiatives last year, it always knew that the third head of that beast – sustainability – was going to be difficult to define.

April 2011- Raging Water Issues

Tom Nassif

The Drought, I’ts Over...but Not Officially

March 2011- Technology Partnership

Tom Nassif

Technology: Traceability Adapted for Fresh Produce

February 2011- Innovation At Field Level

Tom Nassif

Mechanical Harvest: Inroads Continue but Challenges Remain

Mechanically harvesting fruits and vegetables remains a dream for most crops but there have been inroads in recent years, and enough progress to keep the promise alive.

January 2011- New Seed Variety Issue

Tom Nassif

Hot Seeds

The following seed varieties were presented by the respective seed company as new varieties that recently were released into commercial production or will soon be.

November 2010- Now What?

Tom Nassif

The November elections were truly historic…just like the national elections two years earlier.

November 2010: Traceability, Food Safety, Sustainability

Tom Nassif

FOOD SAFETY
Cost of doing business but ROI is evident

October 2010: 86th Annual Meeting

Tom Nassif

How Do We Feed the World in 2050?

September 2010 Annual Buyers Guide

Tom Nassif

2010 - 2011 Buyers Guide

July 2010- Endangered Species

Tom Nassif

The biological opinion, often called the "BiOp", has become a dirty word in the agricultural community...though there might be some light at the end of the tunnel.

June 2010- Immigration Reform

Tom Nassif

High school chemistry students learn that every action has a reaction. In a perfect world, the over-the-top immigration law passed by the Arizona State Legislature and signed into law by the governor this spring would result in a comprehensive federal immigration reform.

May 2010- Healthcare Reform Is Here

Tom Nassif

After expending more lives than any cat, health care reform was finally passed in March on a strictly partisan vote and signed into law by President Barack Obama.

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