Organic Grower Summit Presented by Western Growers and OPN

October 25, 2021 Organic Produce Network

A pair of recently announced educational sessions will explore how technology is enhancing the production of organic crop production and offer a look at the growth of organic fresh produce sales at grocery stores across the nation over the past two years as part of the 2021 Organic Grower Summit (OGS) presented by Western Growers and OPN educational program, slated for December 1-2 in Monterey, CA.

“Growing and Selling in the Mexican Organic Market” OGS Education Session Announced

October 18, 2021 Organic Produce Network

With Mexico’s promotion of organic agriculture leading to a growing domestic market and creating outstanding import opportunities for US growers, a just announced educational session at the 2021 Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers and OPN (OGS) will explore the relationship between the two countries and how they can support each other’s future organic growth.

Western Growers Denounces Passage of AB 616 in California Legislature

September 7, 2021 Western Growers

In response to passage of AB 616 by the California State Legislature–first in the Senate on August 26 and then in the Assembly on September 1–Western Growers President & CEO Dave Puglia issued the following statement.

FPFC Apprentice Program Holds First Session of 2021 With Bryan Nickerson of WGA

The Fresh Produce & Floral Council’s 2021 Apprentice Class attended their first virtual session on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021. The session included an introduction to this year’s mentor group, an overview of the 2021 programming and a Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) presentation from Bryan Nickerson of Western Growers Association (WGA).

Organic Grower Summit 2021 Presented by Western Growers and OPN

April 21, 2021 Organic Produce Network

The Organic Produce Network (OPN) and Western Growers (WG) have formed a strategic partnership reflecting the importance of organic production and announced that WG will be the presenting sponsor of the Organic Grower Summit 2021.