IRVINE, Calif. (July 6, 2011)—Today’s signing of an agreement between the United States and the Government of Mexico ends a nearly two-year-long dispute over cross-border trucking and will have a positive impact on the fresh produce industry.
Chelsea McClarty is a fifth generation farmer who is passionate about the peaches, plums, nectarines and table grapes her family grows. The McClarty family has been growing peaches in Kingsburg, Calif., since 1887.
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.