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October 10, 2022
California Department of Pesticide Regulation to Hold Public Workshops on Development of Pesticide Application Notification System

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation is holding three public workshops to collect feedback and provide an update on the development of the statewide pesticide application system. The workshops will be held on Nov. 7, Nov. 9 and Nov. 10, 2022. The workshops are scheduled at the following times and locations; registration is not required … Read More

October 3, 2022
EPA Denies Pesticidal Seed Treatment Petition

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has denied a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity that asked the EPA to amend the “treated article exemption” to make clear it does not apply to seeds treated with systemic pesticides. This is a success for Western Growers; last month, WG joined more than 30 other agricultural organizations … Read More

September 27, 2022
WG Urges EPA to Reject Pesticidal Seed Treatment Petition

Western Growers has joined more than 30 other agricultural organizations in asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reject a petition that seeks formal agency rulemaking or interpretation of seed treatments falling under the treated article exemption.   In part, the coalition letter states: “There is no benefit to be gained by imposing duplicative layers of regulation … Read More

From Our Members

Often, the good work of the WG lobbying team goes unrecognized. But rest assured, we have the strongest, most competent advocates in the business fighting to defend our rights to farm in California.

Alexandra Allen
Main Street Produce , Santa Maria, CA