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  • Bonnie Fernandez-Fenaroli

New VofV Podcast Episode – How to Establish Trust When it Comes to Food Safety

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on February 08, 2022 12:40 PM

The latest episode of Voices of the Valley is all about how to establish trust – and move away from a regulatory “gotcha” mentality! Bonnie Fernandez-Fenaroli, Executive Director of the Center for Produce Safety, shares the steps needed to 1) build a safe space to speak about food safety experiences; 2) be a resource for the industry when it comes to sensitive topics; and 3) battle the biggest issues in food safety using science and tech.

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO BONNIE’S EPISODE. Also, listeners can subscribe to the Voices of the Valley podcast and hear all episodes in several ways:

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  • Casey Creamer

New VofV Podcast Episode – Lemons and Oranges and Limes, Oh My!

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on February 02, 2022 08:42 AM

How do you bridge the gap between government, consumers and farmers? All is revealed in the newest episode of the Voices of the Valley podcast.

Casey Creamer, a cotton expert who has now jumped to advocate on behalf of citrus growers as the President of California Citrus Mutual, shares the tactics he has implemented to bring stakeholders together to sort through the issues facing agriculture and create a path forward. This includes everything from revolutionizing citrus packing houses with technology and automation to bringing science to the forefront to educate on the importance of crop protection.

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  • Pam Marrone

New VofV Podcast Episode – A Roadmap for Improving Soil and Plant Health

by WGCIT Western Growers Center for Innovation

Posted on January 25, 2022 08:02 AM

According to Biologicals Queen Pam Marrone, there are three top concerns when it comes to pest management: 1) crop protection tools are continuously being restricted across the globe; 2) there’s buyer pressure to stop using certain chemicals; and 3) some products aren’t as effective as they need in controlling pests. With all these looming issues, how do you protect soil and plant health?

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