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The 2020-21 Calendar

Western Growers supports the continuous improvement of the LGMA-approved leafy green food safety guidelines. Western Growers maintains a Master Calendar to facilitate a systematic amendment process. On January 9, 2020 Western Growers published the 2020-2021 calendar. This year the first topics for review include agricultural water and field sanitation.

While Western Growers publishes a Master Calendar to facilitate an organized review of the complete LGMA-approved leafy green food safety guidelines. stakeholders are free to leave comments and propose changes on any area of the document even if it is not currently being reviewed.

Notable Dates:


  • Propose a Change
    • Soil Amendments – TBD
    • CAFOs – TBD
    • Other Sections – TBD


  • Proposed Changes
    • Water – April 6th – May 4th, 2020
    • Field Sanitation– May 4th – June 12th, 2020
  • Web Discussions
    • Water Part 1 – May 14th, 2020
    • Water Part 2 – May 22nd, 2020
    • Water Part 3 – June 4th, 2020
    • Water Part 4 – June 11th, 2020
    • Field Sanitation – June 24th, 2020
    • Field Sanitation – July 1st, 2020
  • Comment Periods
    • Water – up to June 14th, 2020
    • Field Sanitation – up to June 27th, 2020

Participate in the Process

Propose a change to the guidelines or visit our Submissions Page to review submitted proposals and leave comments.

Propose Change