This week, more than 500 farmers and agricultural stakeholders gathered at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar in San Diego for the Western Growers 2021 Annual Meeting.
The four-day event was filled with educational featured sessions, exciting networking events, riveting keynote addresses and more. Below are a few of this year’s highlights:
- Albert P. Keck II, President of Hadley Date Gardens, Inc., was named the 2022 Chairman of the Board.
- Carol Chandler, Partner of Chandler Farms, received the Award of Honor for her extensive contributions to the ag community.
- Ryan Talley, Partner at Talley Farms, was recognized for his two exemplary years of service as the Western Growers Chairman of the Board.
- 3Bar Biologics walked away from Western Growers/S2G Ventures’ AgSharks® Competition with a $250,000 equity investment offer to take its microbe technology from development to market.
All event images are now posted on Western Growers’ Facebook page and can be accessed here.
For a brief event recap through live tweets, visit WG’s Twitter page here. A full Annual Meeting recap will be included in the January/February 2022 edition of the Western Grower & Shipper Magazine, which is slated to hit mailboxes mid-January.