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Dave Puglia is succeeding Tom Nassif, who is retiring after 18 years as the president and CEO of Western Growers.
Oct 16, 2019 by Chris Koger
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final rule that will allow agricultural employers to advertise for domestic workers online rather than in a newspaper before they turn to foreign guest workers.
Sep 20, 2019 by Tom Karst
The Texas International Produce Association is teaming with Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) and CIERTO Global to host two workshops on labor challenges.
Sep 18, 2019 by Amy Sowder
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Immigration reform, trade and child nutrition reauthorization grabbed the top talking points at the United Fresh Washington Conference’s March on Capitol Hill.
Sep 17, 2019 by Tom Karst
A roundtable for responsible recruitment of farmworkers and packers will feature speakers representing Walmart, Castellini Group, Lipman Family Farms and Titan Farms.
Sep 11, 2019 by Amy Sowder
Tom Nassif, president and CEO of Western Growers since 2002, has been named the recipient of the organization’s 2019 Award of Honor.
Sep 10, 2019 by Chris Koger
U.S. Department of Agriculture officials have again visited Grimmway Farms, for a listening session on issues facing California farmers, from immigration to water rights.
Sep 03, 2019 by Chris Koger
Water issues, hemp and labor issues will be the center of discussion at the combined Citrus Expo and Vegetable & Specialty Crop Expo Aug. 14-15 in North Fort Myers, Fla.
Aug 08, 2019 by Cristin Shepard