DATE : March 1, 2017

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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

March 31, 2017
Western Growers Supports Justice Department’s Focus on Felons, Not Farmworkers

IRVINE, Calif. (March 31, 2017) – In response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ statement … Read More

March 30, 2017
EPA Denies Petition to Ban the Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

On March 29, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) denied a petition that sought to b … Read More

March 30, 2017
Western Growers Applauds Senate Ag Committee Vote for Perdue

Today, the Senate Agriculture Committee approved the nomination of Sonny Perdue, the former Georgia … Read More

March 30, 2017
New FDA Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Requirements for Loader/Shippers

On April 6, 2017, the FDA Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food became effective. … Read More

March 30, 2017
Bulk Citrus Safeguarding Enforcement to Begin April 3, 2017

As reported in Spotlight on March 9, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) tempor … Read More

March 30, 2017
UFW Ordered to Pay $1.2M in Wage & Hour Case

The United Farm Workers of America (UFW) has been ordered to pay $1.2 million in unpaid overtime and … Read More