Sunday, June 16, 2024
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NLRB Ruling Holds Employer Liable for Direct and Foreseeable Harms

Teresa McQueen Reprinted with Permission from Western Growers The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has once again expanded existing precedent. Clarifying its make-whole...
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Statement of Western Growers on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Sustainable Pest Management Roadmap

Press Release provided by Western Growers With the release of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Sustainable Pest Management Roadmap designed to identify, prioritize and...

Nutjobs Wins AgSharks Pitch Competition

Press Release Provided by Western Growers Western Growers and S2G Ventures have announced the winner of the 2022 AgSharks Pitch Competition, with...
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Western Growers Announces Results of Board of Directors Election

Press Release Provided by Wester Growers Western Growers is pleased to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Western Growers Board of Directors...

Newsom Approves Bill and Pushes Environmental Responsibility to Plastic Producers

By Audrey Hill, Feature Contributor, Valley Ag Voice It is not a mystery that packaging and foodware quality directly impacts the freshness...
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Robots to Conquer Fresno Fields at FIRA USA in October 2022

Press Release Provided by Western Growers The beginnings of a robotics revolution in the agricultural world will take place in California on...
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Western Growers Praises Governor Newsom’s Bold Water Supply Strategy for California

Press Release Provided by Western Growers In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Water Supply Strategy that was announced on August 11th, Western...
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Insurance Services Names Ed McClements Senior Vice President of Large Group Sales

Press Release Provided by Western Growers Western Growers Insurance Services (WGIS) is pleased to announce Ed McClements as the new Senior Vice...
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FDA Won’t Conduct Broad Sampling of Leafy Greens in the Salinas Valley in 2022

Press Release Provided by Western Growers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will not conduct broad sampling of leafy greens grown in...
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Western Growers Receives $750,000 Grant for New AgTechX Ed Initiative

By Melissa A. Nagel, Contributor, Valley Ag Voice The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) recently awarded Western Growers a $750,000...
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Western Growers Releases Inaugural Global Harvest Automation Report

Press release provided by Western Growers Growers are keen to adopt automation to bridge the growing labor gap and ensure that their...
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Western Growers Awarded $750,000 CDFA Grant to Develop Next-Gen Ag Workers Curriculum

Press Release Provided by Western Growers Western Growers received a $750,000 grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s 2021 Specialty...
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Western Growers Celebrates U.S. House of Representatives Passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act...

Press Release Provided by Western Growers The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4996, the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021 on...
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Albert Keck is Elected New Western Growers Chairman of the Board

Press Release Provided by Western Growers Albert P. Keck II, President of Hadley Date Gardens, Inc., will serve as the Western Growers...
AgSharks Winners and Judges

3Bar Biologics Wins AgSharks Competition, Earns $250,000

Press Release Provided by Western Growers 3Bar Biologics walked away from Western Growers/S2G Ventures' AgSharks® Competition with a $250,000 equity investment offer...
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Western Growers to Honor Carol Chandler at the 2021 Annual Meeting

Press Release Provided by Western Growers Western Growers will honor agriculture advocate, educator, philanthropist and trailblazer Carol Chandler with the 2021 Award...
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A Podcast About Technology and Agriculture: Voices of the Valley Returns to Explore the...

Press Release Provided by Western Growers The first two episodes of the new season of Voices of the Valley, hosted by Dennis...
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Fourth-annual AgSharks Competition Will Provide Agtech Startups Exclusive Access to Produce Leaders and Funding...

Press Release Provided by Western Growers Western Growers (WG) and S2G Ventures are now accepting applications for the 2021 AgSharks Competition, a...
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Western Growers Unveils Middle School to Post Graduate AgTech Career Development Pipeline

Press Release Provided by Western Growers Western Growers (WG) has bolstered its workforce development efforts with the launch of five initiatives aimed...
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Western Growers Launches AgTechX Ed Initiative with CDFA Secretary Karen Ross

Press Release Provided by Western Growers   Western Growers (WG) has teamed with Karen Ross, California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)...
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Agriculture and Business Coalition Disappointed in Cal/OSHA Emergency Standards Preliminary Injunction Ruling

Press Release Provided by Western Growers In response to the decision of the Superior Court to deny motions for preliminary injunctions restraining...

Agriculture and Business Coalition Challenges Cal/OSHA Emergency Standards

Press Release Provided by the California Farm Bureau Federation A coalition of agricultural and business employers has filed a lawsuit in Los...

Western Growers Inaugurates Next Generation of Agricultural Leaders

Press Release Provided by Western Growers To identify and prepare the next generation of Western Growers (WG) members for positions of leadership...
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Western Growers’ Jason Resnick Promoted to Senior Vice President

Press Release Provided by Western Growers Western Growers’ veteran Jason Resnick has been promoted to Senior Vice President and General Counsel. “Over the...
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Farmers, Ranchers Celebrate Defeat of Split-roll Tax Measure

Press Release Provided by the California Farm Bureau Federation Crediting a unified effort by California farmers, ranchers and their organizations, California Farm...
Jim Costa, U.S. Representative for California’s 16th district

California Farm Groups Urge Costa Appointment as Agriculture Committee Chair

Press Release Provided by California Farm Bureau Federation  A coalition of California farm organizations and water districts has formally asked House Speaker...