On April 17 Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the USDA is exercising authority under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to purchase and distribute up to $3 billion of agricultural products to those in need.
Western Growers has hired Matt Jones who will be serving as the Industry Relations Manager. Jones will be based in Fresno, California. As Industry Relations Manager, Jones is now the point of contact for both our Central Valley members as well as prospective members.
We are pleased to announce the results of the 2019-2020 Western Growers Board of Directors elections. The following members have been elected by the membership to serve a two-year term starting in November 2018:
Election ballot login credentials have been sent to all member voting representatives via email and will continue to be sent out weekly reminding members to vote for the 2019-2020 Western Growers’ Board of Directors election.