Learn about new transportation rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act that impact the fresh produce industry. Those rules dovetail with industry best practices recently released as well as the Western Growers-C.H. Robinson transportation program.
In the specialty crop industry, we’ve got the home field advantage. While modern medicine saves lives, so do specialty crop farmers.
Didn’t know you were a hero, did you? It’s time we stopped simply defending ourselves against the extreme environmentalists who try to take away our water, our land and our way of farming. We’re on the winning team. Our fresh produce offers unparalleled nutrition. Let’s change the discussion from conservation to nutrition. It may be a message we’ve all heard before, but it’s a message that America now needs desperately.
January 2012- Meet Western Grower's 2012 Chairman Mike Jarrard
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.
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.