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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, 2022
The New Tucson Minimum Wage Act Takes Effect 4/1/2022

Minimum Wage Increases Passed on November 2, 2021, Tucson’s Proposition 206 (the Tucson Minimum Wa … Read More

March 31, 2022
Federal OSHA Proposes to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

Released for publication on March 30, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Hea … Read More

March 31, 2022
Final Weeks: Deadline Extended to Complete Compensation and HR Practices Survey

The deadline for completing the Western Growers’ annual Compensation and HR Practices Survey … Read More

March 31, 2022
VofV Podcast: How AI on the Farm Can Sense What Humans Can’t

In this week’s episode of the Voices of the Valley podcast, Larry Taylor, Co-Founder of The Yield … Read More

March 31, 2022
Safety Reminder: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

For many commercial fleets, driver and public safety is a top priority, and organizations often take … Read More

March 31, 2022
CDC Introduces Quarantine/Isolation CalculatorCDC Introduces Quarantine/Isolation Calculator

Still confused about how to calculate quarantine/isolation periods for employees concerned about pos … Read More