2017 Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

November 2, 2017News & Updates

The Western Growers 92nd Annual Meeting in Las Vegas concluded on Wednesday. More than 550 attendees enjoyed networking socials, captivating educations breakout sessions and thought-provoking keynote speeches. Highlights from the meeting include: BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING 2017 WG Chairman Sammy Duda (Duda Farm Fresh Foods) passed the gavel to Craig Reade (Bonipak Produce) to become … Read More

Changing Workers’ Comp in the Ag Industry

April 17, 2017Sponsored Post

Sponsored by Western Growers Insurance Services Workers’ compensation insurance is too often thought of as a generic commodity; a mandatory purchase that is simply part of the cost of doing business, with little to differentiate one program from another. The truth is that a workers’ comp policy is just one of many tools for mitigating … Read More

A Letter From The Chairman

April 14, 2017Guest Blog

Dear Friends, I hope you will join us at Western Growers 92nd Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Over the years, Western Growers has built the premier event for the fresh produce industry, and we’ll continue that tradition this year as we explore new ideas to help our members succeed. Join us as we discuss … Read More

AgTech Startups Bring “A” Game to Innovation Arena in Hawaii

December 12, 2016News & Updates

What do an autonomous de-weeder, soil health tests and a robotic harvester all have in common?  They were among the innovative technologies “pitched” during Innovation Arena II at Western Growers 91st Annual Meeting in Kaua‘i. Six start-up companies—all developing innovative solutions to agriculture’s most pressing challenges—brought their “A” game to the second annual Innovation Arena, … Read More

91st Annual Meeting Bolsters Commitment to Common Cause

November 17, 2016News & Updates

Aloha! When the Western Growers 91st Annual Meeting in Kaua‘i concluded last week, one thing remained certain: the collective commitment to protecting the future of Arizona, California and Colorado family farmers remains as strong as ever. Attendees had the opportunity to gain further insight into the state of affairs in both the industry and nation … Read More