“Get Ahead of the Curve and Avoid Regulatory Speedbumps” Educational Session Announced for Organic Grower Summit 2022 presented by Western Growers and OPN

August 24, 2022 Organic Produce Network

Navigating and adhering to new compliance requirements for organic producers and handlers will be the subject of the first educational session announced as part of the Organic Grower Summit (OGS) 2022 presented by Western Growers and OPN educational program, slated for Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in Monterey, CA.

Western Growers Mourns the Passing of Hank Giclas

August 9, 2022 Western Growers

The Western Growers Family of Companies is mourning the passing of Hank Giclas. Dave Puglia, President and CEO, made this statement.

Western Growers Case Study: InteliCool Improves Cold Chain Efficiency by 30%

June 9, 2022 Inteligistics

Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology (WGCIT) recently assisted Inteligistics, a WGCIT partner, in the evaluation of Inteligistics’ InteliCool™ system at Fresh Del Monte facilities in Salinas, CA and Yuma, AZ. The results were significant reductions in cooling cycle time, electric power savings, reduced CO2  emissions and overall efficiency improvement of 30%.

Vic Smith Announced as Grower of the Year Award Recipient; OGS 2021 to Honor “A Grower’s Grower”

November 9, 2021 Organic Produce Network

 The Organic Grower Summit, Presented by Western Growers and the Organic Produce Network will honor long-time organic grower Vic Smith as the recipient of the fourth annual Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year. Smith, CEO of JV Smith Companies, was selected based on his ongoing commitment and dedication to excellence in organic production, organic industry leadership, and innovation.

Next Gen: A Conversation with the Next Generation of Organic Leaders Keynote Presentation Announced for OGS 2021

November 2, 2021 Organic Produce Network

Up and coming leaders from three of the nations’ most progressive organic growing operations have been confirmed as panelists for the Keynote presentation at the 2021 Organic Grower Summit (OGS) presented by Western Growers and OPN December 1-2, in Monterey, CA.