IRVINE, Calif. (May 16, 2011) –Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif released the following statement on today’s passage by the California state Assembly of the United Farm Workers-sponsored Senate Bill 104.
IRVINE, Calif. (April 20, 2011)—Building on the success of last year’s first-ever professional salary and benefit survey for the fresh produce industry, Western Growers today announces the completion of a new and expanded survey.
(April 18, 2011)—The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a field hearing April 19 in Salinas, Calif., to investigate how Environmental Protection Agency regulations and rule-making processes are affecting farmers. Led by committee chairman Rep.
A new report released by Western Growers and Produce Marketing Association (PMA) provides valuable insight into produce-specific food safety research findings presented at the Center for Produce Safety’s first-ever Research Symposium in June 2010.
IRVINE, Calif. (March 3, 2011) – U.S. and Mexico governments announced an agreement in principle today to provide a path to concluding the nearly two-year-long dispute of the Cross Border Trucking Pilot Program.
IRVINE, Calif. (March 3, 2011)–At a time when budget cuts, invasive pests, government over-regulation and other issues threaten the region’s fresh produce industry, helping to support a new generation of leaders is even more important.