The Know

Final decisions on changes to the metrics have been made by the LGMAs in Arizona and California

Read Related Posts:

12 proposed changes were recommended through WG’s amendment process. Of these, 7 were accepted by the Arizona LGMA Technical Subcommittee and 6 by the California LGMA Technical Committee Only these accepted changes were considered by the California LGMA Advisory Board and the Arizona LGMA Marketing Committee on July 22nd and July 26th respectively. As result of these meetings, final decision have been made and are included below each of the 7 proposed changes. Please see summary below for details.

LGMA technical groups in Arizona and California accepted changes to the metrics

Recommended changes to the metrics as a result of WG’s amendment process were discussed by LGMA technical groups on June 22nd and July 12th. Of the 12 recommended changes to the leafy green guidelines document, 6 were accepted in Arizona and 5 in California by the Arizona LGMA Technical Subcommittee and the California LGMA Technical Committee respectively. Accepted changes by these committees must go before the Arizona LGMA Marketing Committee and the California LGMA Advisory Board respectively for approval in their upcoming meetings.

Final summary and comments ready for the LGMA technical groups in Arizona and California

Wed, 06/22/2011 (All day) - Tue, 07/12/2011 (All day)

After comment periods, a webinar and an opportunity for final comments, a summary of the April 19th webinar and a copy of leafy green guidance documents (with tracked recommended changes) are ready for consideration by the AZ LGMA Technical Subcommittee and the CA LGMA Technical Committee. These documents can be accessed below.

The AZ LGMA Technical Subcommittee will be discussing recommended changes on June 22, 2011. For more information about this meeting, visit http://www.azlgma.gov/

April 19th Notes are now available

Read Related Posts:

We received 19 proposed changes and comments from February 14, 2011 to March 31, 2011. Although a summary of the discussion and all the proposed changes will be provided to the technical groups of the Arizona and California LGMA, only 12 would be recommended /presented by Western Growers. Proposed changes accepted by both groups will be presented to the LGMA Boards for consideration. If accepted, they may become official.

A draft summary of this webinar can be accessed below.

April 19th Webinar

Read Related Posts:
Tue, 04/19/2011 (All day)

This web discussion is aimed at presenting/explaining currently proposed amendments to the guidelines documents (leafy green metrics) utilzed by the Leafy Green Marketing Agreements (LGMA) in Arizona and California. This webinar is the last opportunity within the WG’s process to provide any comments or feedback about all the currently proposed amendments. After this webinar, a summary of the discussion along proposed amendments and comments will be sent to the technical groups of the LGMA in Arizona and California for consideration.

The space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

Proposed Amendments & Comments - Upcoming Webinar

Read Related Posts:
Wed, 03/16/2011 (All day) - Thu, 03/31/2011 (All day)

Although our period for proposing amendments to the leafy green guidance documents (metrics) is currently closed, any comments you may have about these proposes changes will still be accepted through March 31, 2011. You can submit any comments through this website, by email at ssalas@wga.com or by fax at 949-809-6251.

WG is accepting proposed changes and comments on Issues 2, 3, 4 & 5 of the metrics

Mon, 02/14/2011 (All day) - Wed, 03/16/2011 (All day)

WG is receiving proposed changes and comments from February 14, 2011 to March 16, 2011. Comments will be accepted for a few more additional days. Only any final comments (not proposed changes) will be received by March 31, 2011.

At this time, we are looking for proposed changes and/or comments about the following sections of the leafy green guidance documents:

Issue 2: General Requirements
Issue 3: Environmental Assessments
Issue 4: Water
Issue 5: Water Usage to Prevent Product Dehydration

January 31st Webinar: Western Growers Launches New Process and Tools for Leafy Green Metrics

Read Related Posts:
Watch Video

Western Growers held a webinar on Monday January 31 from 8:00 -8:30AM PST.

During this webinar, participants learned about WG's enhanced process and tools to strengthen the leafy green guidance documents utilized by the Leafy Green Marketing Agreements in Arizona and California. This webinar also introduced this new leafy green community website.

Webinar Facilitators: Sonia Salas and Adam Higgins, Western Growers

Call Host: Sonia Salas, Western Growers

Title: Western Growers Launches New Process and Tools for Leafy Green Metrics

CA LGMA Technical Committee, First 2011 Meeting

Read Related Posts:
Tue, 01/11/2011 (All day)

The CA LGMA Technical Committee Meeting in 2011 will be taking place in Salinas, CA on January 11, 2010.
An agenda and additional information will be made available at: http://www.caleafygreens.ca.gov/members/meeting-notices

Safety and Quality of Organic Leafy Greens

On November 9, 2010, the University of Arizona (UA) announced that it will be receiving funding from USDA to conduct a study aimed at increasing the safety and quality of organic leafy greens as well as profitability for farmers. This project also includes outreach and an education program.

Copyright 2010 Western Growers | Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions of Use | Disclaimer