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Energy forum focuses on independence for California growers

Western Growers and energy technology company Concentric Power Inc. are teaming up for the Salinas Valley Energy Forum.

House passes farm labor bill; industry shifts focus to Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act Dec. 11.

Ryan Talley starts new role as Western Growers’ board chairman

Ryan Talley, co-owner and farm manager of Talley Farms, Arroyo Grande, Calif., is the new chairman of the board of directors at Western Growers.

Produce groups support farm labor law, will seek improvements

Drawing broad bipartisan and industry support, House lawmakers on Oct. 30 introduced the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. 

Western Growers selects Dave Puglia as president and CEO

Dave Puglia is succeeding Tom Nassif, who is retiring after 18 years as the president and CEO of Western Growers.

Groups praise U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement

As details of the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement became known, agricultural associations and produce industry groups have commented on the deal.

New job board to increase STEM careers in agriculture

Western Growers has released a Careers in Ag Job Center for careers related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics in agriculture.

Jodi Martin joins Western Growers Insurance Services

Western Growers Insurance Services, Irvine, Calif., has hired Jodi Martin as director of employee benefits account management.

Western Growers launches food safety software program

Western Growers has launched the Supply Chain Risk Management Solution, a comprehensive program designed to reduce outbreaks, and some leafy greens grower-shippers are testing the software.

Natalie Berend joins Western Growers Insurance Services

Western Growers Insurance Services has hired Natalie Berend as senior director of commercial lines.