The latest and first 2020 edition of Western Grower & Shipper magazine is now available online and in print. This edition does a deep dive of industry leaders including incoming Western Growers President and CEO Dave Puglia as well as Western Growers 2020 Chairman of the Board Ryan Talley. Click here to access the electronic version of the magazine.
Some highlights from this issue:
Talley to ‘Embrace Change’ During Transition Year
While incoming Western Growers 2020 Chairman of the Board Ryan Talley does not expect there to be sweeping changes under his watch, he does note that it will be a transition year for the association and some change is inevitable.
The Fresh Produce Industry’s New Chief Advocate
Dave Puglia is a political veteran and public policy expert and now the leader of one of the most influential trade associations in agriculture. If you have never met Dave Puglia, his political acumen and unrelenting passion for influencing public policy will impress you.
Tom Nassif’s Tenure Celebrated at 2019 Annual Meeting
From the opening gavel of the on-site board meeting to the closing Award of Honor dinner, the 2019 version of the Western Growers Annual Meeting in mid-November had the underlying theme of celebrating the 18 years of service President and CEO Tom Nassif gave to the association.
People Got to Eat, and They Always Will!
U.S. Representative Doug LaMalfa represents California’s 1st Congressional District, located north of Sacramento in California’s Central Valley. Known as a champion for agriculture, LaMalfa is dedicated to addressing agriculture’s most pressing issues.