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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

January 31, 2019
OSHA 300 Log Posting Due Soon

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Form 300A logs work-related in … Read More

January 30, 2019
California Labor Commissioner Provides Guidance on Agricultural Overtime Pay Schedule

The California Department of Industrial Relations released a statement regarding the agricultural ov … Read More

January 29, 2019
OSHA Requires Physician Approval of Workplace First Aid Kits

The California Occupational Safety & Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulation Title 8 CCR Sec … Read More

January 29, 2019
WG Launches First Instagram Takeover

In an effort to provide consumers with an inside look into farming, Western Growers hosted its first … Read More

January 29, 2019
FSMA Compliant Grower Course Available in Spanish on February 27 in Salinas

Strawberry growers and their employees who are interested in learning about produce safety are invit … Read More

January 23, 2019
Calculating contract compliance when all cartons shipped under a sales contract are not inspected at destination

By only taking a quick cursory review of the USDA inspection, a shipper may miss the full story as t … Read More