January 2012- Meet Western Grower's 2012 Chairman Mike Jarrard

Tom Nassif

Mann Packing Executive Mike Jarrard takes the reins of Western Growers as the new 2012 chairman. Jarrard grew up on a farm in Bakersfield in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. His family grew cotton, alfalfa, wheat and barley.

November 2011- E-Verify

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Mandatory E-Verify: Can Production Agriculture Survive this Movement?

October 2011- 86th Annual Meeting

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Annual Meeting: Diverse Program Offers

A program with an eclectic mix of speakers and seminars will offer valuable options for virtually every attendee to the 86th Annual Meeting of Western Growers, which will take place Nov. 6-9, 2011 near San Diego, Calif.

September 2011- Buyers Guide

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August 2011- Ag Legal Network

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Agriculture is surely the older profession, but lawyers have been around almost as long.

July 2011- WG Membership, Crop Protection

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Read about the many services and products Western Growers offers in the July issue of WG&S magazine on everything from the information WG provides through the Spotlight e-newsletter to its valuable advocacy efforts.

June 2011- Transportation

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Transportation, A Difficult Season Lies Ahead

May 2011- Sustainability

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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

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

March 2011- Technology Partnership

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Technology: Traceability Adapted for Fresh Produce

February 2011- Innovation At Field Level

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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.