Western Growers

California Farm Groups Opposing State Gas Tax Proposal

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Agriculture groups in California are banding together in opposition to a tax proposal that would raise taxes on gas and increase vehicle fees. The proposed tax included in a California Senate bill seeks the increases to pay for road repairs. However, a coalition of agriculture groups, including the Western Growers Association and several state commodity and livestock groups, say the …

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Western Growers Forms Partnership with New Mexico Chile Association

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The New Mexico Chile Association (NMCA) and Western Growers (WG) have announced a strategic collaboration between their respective associations. The two groups have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that allows them to coordinate on business matters and policy issues of mutual interest. Additionally, the MOU gives New Mexico chile growers access to a host of WG member benefits, such …