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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

October 31, 2019
Lofgren, Newhouse Introduce Farm Workforce Modernization Act

Yesterday, Representatives Zoe Lofgren and Dan Newhouse introduced the Farm Workforce Modernization … Read More

October 30, 2019
Western Growers Statement on Introduction of Farm Workforce Modernization Act

IRVINE, Calif. (October 30, 2019) – In response to the introduction of the Farm Workforce Moderniz … Read More

October 29, 2019
Cal/OSHA Encourages Employers to Protect Workers from Unhealthy Air Quality due to Wildfire Smoke

Cal/OSHA prompts all employers to take the necessary steps to protect workers from harmful exposure … Read More

October 29, 2019
Western Growers Educates the Imperial Valley with Public and Private Sessions

Western Growers’ HR Learning and Development Manager Anna Bilderbach has hit the ground runnin … Read More

October 28, 2019
Volunteers Needed to Review Specialty Crop Research Initiative

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is putting a call out for volunteers to serve … Read More

October 24, 2019
A New Era of Smarter Food Safety, An FDA Initiative

On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public forum in Maryland to seek perspectiv … Read More