National Membership

It’s almost Memorial Day and that means summer is almost here.  That also means it’s time for the Western Growers Membership Renewal Drive. Membership in Western Growers is an investment in your future.  Thousands of members understand the value of belonging to the organization and all the benefits you get as a member.   As an added incentive, all memberships that are renewed by June 21 will be entered into a drawing for $500.

Randy Hause

This spring, 48 new members joined our team.  Western Growers welcomes and thanks the companies listed below for their patronage.  We look forward to working and serving you.

New Regular Members 

Santa Paula Berry Farms L.L.C.

Scotty Kirschenmann Inc.

Tasteful Selections

Pacific Fresh International

Custom Fresh

TLC Custom Farming Co L.L.C.

Pro Citrus Network Inc.

Fenella’s Quality Berries

Scott Raven Farming

Woodman Citrus Farms L.L.C.

MMG Agribusiness Inc.

Coultas Farming Inc.

Swift Ranch Company

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it is now accepting nominations to for qualified individuals to serve on the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB).  USDA is seeking to fill four vacancies that currently exist on the Board.  NOSB members are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture to five year terms.  The terms of each of these appointments will run from January 2015 until January 2020. USDA one-page Call for Nominations flyer with more detailed information about the type of nominations they are seeking, the criteria used to consider nominees and the duties of board members.

Matt McInerney

This past Sunday, March 16, 2014, The Sacramento Bee published the following joint op-ed submitted by Western Growers President and CEO Tom Nassif and General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Microsoft, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Brad Smith, on the need for immigration reform for both of our industries.  In an effort to continue our efforts to move immigration reform forward in the House, Western Growers is sending this piece to every California House office and to select Arizona House offices.

Ken Barbic

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