western growers

Strohauer Farms uses organic, fingerling potatoes to diversify and grow

When the other kids were riding tricycles, Harry Dean Strohauer already had his sights set on driving tractors. If he saw a chance to cut school in fa... READ MORE »

Western ag groups applaud energy infrastructure act

A national coalition representing thousands of Western farmers, ranchers, water providers, businesses and communities applauded passage of the Energy ... READ MORE »

Western farmers to Senate: Water infrastructure need is ‘critical’

Citing an “acute and critical need” magnified by another all-too-familiar drought, a national coalition representing thousands of Western farmers,... READ MORE »

Why Western growers continue to invest in organic, food safety

Growers of the West continue to invest heavily in both organic production and food safety. It’s not just individual growers. Membership group Weste... READ MORE »

USDA releases Farm Labor Survey, previews AEWR rate increases

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a preview Feb. 11 of what the 2021 H-2A wage rates will look like. USDA released its Farm Labor Surve... READ MORE »

Western Growers calls USDA’s trade mitigation package ‘insufficient’ for farmers

In response to the release of the Trump administration’s latest trade assistance package, Western Growers President & CEO Tom Nassif issued the ... READ MORE »

Western Growers seeks startups for $30,000 scholarship

The application period for Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) Scholarship Program is now open. The scholarship program pro... READ MORE »

Western Growers opens ag tech competition

Western Growers (WG) officially launched the second annual Innovation Arena Competition, which will offer six agtech start-up companies an opportuni... READ MORE »


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