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July 20, 2021

Digital Edition of July/August 2021 WG&S Magazine is Now Available

Hot off the press! The latest edition of Western Grower & Shipper Magazine, July/August 2021, is now available for viewing and download here:

This edition focuses on agricultural technology, including collaborations between startups and farmers, transitioning the ag workforce to master rapidly developing agtech and more. Below is a preview of the stories, columns and profiles featured in the July/August edition:

  • President’s Notes: Lessons Learned?
    “The people we elect to lead our government and all its agencies must lead, and be accountable for, the tough work of driving change in laws that are missing their intended mark and ensuring that bureaucracies constantly adapt to practical and economic realities.”
  • Tech Corner:
    • Cultivating the Next Gen Ag Worker
    • Farmer/AgTech Startup Collaborations
    • Ocean Mist Musings on Agtech: 7 Observations on Spurring Ag Innovation
    • Agtech Startup Humming Tech: Using Imagery Analytics to Increase Yield
    • Root Cause Analysis for the Produce Industry
  • Member Highlights:
    • Bruce Talbott Uphold Legacy of Peaches
    • Boskovich Follows Well Worn Path to Company Business
    • Meet You Future Volunteer Leaders: Garret Powell (Peter Rabbit Farms Farms) and Amber Strohauer (Strohauer Farms)
  • In-Depth Analysis:
    • Analysis on the 2021 Transportation Market
    • 2021-2022 CA Budget and Agriculture
    • 6 Ways to Strengthen the Supply Chain
    • Federal Sustainability and Climate Change Push
    • Protecting the Right to Organize Act: A Goody Bag for Organized Labor
  • Inside Western Growers:
    • WG Employee Champions
    •  Future of Cross-Border Health Care
    • WG’s H-2A Effort Continues to Expand
    • Preview of WG Annual Meeting

For questions about WG&S Magazine, contact Stephanie Metzinger at [email protected].