Stuart Woolf, president and CEO of Woolf Farming & Processing, will serve as chair of the Western Growers Board of Directors for a two-year term.
The FDA has formed a coalition of major consumer and industry groups to enhance food safety practices and enforcement
The Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers and OPN will honor longtime organic grower Rod Braga as the recipient of the sixth annual Grower of the Year award.
An ed session focused on a systematic approach to managing pests in organic agricultural systems and an interactive workshop offering insights into research by the Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) and the UC Organic Agriculture Institute (OAI) have been announced as part of the educational program for the upcoming Organic Grower Summit (OGS) 2023 presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for November 29-30 in Monterey, CA.
“Regenerative agriculture” is a fast-growing term that is helping to reshape how food is grown, but what does it mean for the organic fresh produce industry?
WIRED has recently posted an informative article on greenhouse gas emissions in agriculture that shows how difficult it is.
With March 19, 2024, comes full implementation of the National Organic Program’s (NOP) Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) rule, and with that, new challenges are coming into view for producers, distributors, and importers.
Growers are now spending an average of $500,000 a year on automation in response to the persistent ag labor shortage, according to the Specialty Crop Automation Report released today and commissioned by Western Growers.
As storms continue to hit the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order on March 10, 2023 to temporarily lift regulations and allow floodwater to be diverted to groundwater basins.
Western Growers joined the California Fresh Fruit Association and Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association to send a letter to Lina Khan, Chair of the Federal Trade Commission, opposing the merger between Kroger and Albertsons.