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January 20, 2023

Assistance Resources for Farmers Impacted by Recent Flooding

After weeks of heavy rainfall, growers are faced with an array of challenges associated with floodwater. Relief opportunities and support are available on a state and federal level to help navigate these difficulties. This information is current as of March 22, 2023 and will be updated by Western Growers as more resources become available. Crop … Read More

April 28, 2022
Federal Guidance on Legal Protections: Opioid Use Disorder

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently published guidance on how the Americans with Disabilit … Read More

April 28, 2022
An End To “Captive Audience” Meetings?

In early April 2022, National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo (GC) issued GC … Read More

April 28, 2022
Cal/OSHA Adopts COVID-19 ETS Revisions

The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted on April 21, 2022 to adopt propo … Read More

April 28, 2022
Ag Industry to Biden Administration: Port of Oakland Export Service Must Be Restored

On April 25, Western Growers President and CEO Dave Puglia joined the heads of six agriculture assoc … Read More

April 28, 2022
USDA Visits WGCIT to Learn About Agtech Innovation

On April 26, 14 representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture visited the Western Growers … Read More

April 27, 2022
Trust But Verify: Get That 2nd Opinion on Problem Loads

As a produce shipper with a reported problem load at contract destination, you shouldn’t solely de … Read More